Praying ceremony

CompanyLao Dong Newspaper
PhotographerViet Van Tran
PrizeSilver in Press / Travel/Tourism
Entry Description

The Ganges (Varanasi city) is India's holiest river, considered a source of spiritual purification for devout Hindus. And pray ceremony attracts thousands of onlookers took place the morning and evening daily. This image is in my series “Mystery of Ganges river” carried out two years.

About Photographer

B.A Cultural Attended training workshop of IMMF (Indochinal Memory Media Found) Now is reporter for Lao Äá»ng newspaper 8 Solo exhibition 4 Book published Some pictures has been feature in international publiacation such as The Photo Paper Magazine, Telegraph, Independent, Blur Magazine, Artwanted calendar 2012... As the first and only Vietnamese photographer have porfolio was collective by Win- Initiative (USA) As the first and only Vietnamese photographer won the "Prix de la Photographie, Paris" Px3 (three consecutive years), Photo Master Cup (UK-two consecutive years), International photography awards (IPA- USA-three consecutive years), Pollux Annual Awards of Worldwide Gala Photography Award (UK-two consecutive years), shorlist London international creative competion (LICC-two consecutive years) As the jury of many national photo contest . 2012 attend jury for Documentary Cinema annual awards held by Vietnam Cinema Association. As a character in over 100 articles of Vietnam newspaper and having many times answer the interview on Vietnam Television about Culture & Arts field.