Photographer Tran Viet Van, a reporter from Lao Dong (Labour) daily newspaper, won third prize at the sixth international Pollux Awards , the largest annual journalism photo contest held by the Worldwide Gala Photography Awards ( WPGA) , its jury announced on February 26.
The photo taken by Van, titled “Hoi uc cuoc chien” (M emories of Battle ), took away the prize in the Editorial and Documentary category. The photo illustrates General Nguyen Duc Huy, former Acting Commander of the Military Region 2, scrutinising his set of medals at his private house.
Prize-winning photos will be exhibited at Spain’s Municipal Museum in September.
Van has previously won Pollux Awards prizes in 2010 and 2011.-VNA