PANO - The VietNamNet Online Newspaper, the Vietnam Composers’ Association and Writer’s Association launched a poem and song writing contest under the title “It is Vietnam’s sea” on August 16th in Hanoi.
All Vietnamese people can join the contest, that aims to create high artistic value poems and songs on the love and pride of Vietnamese people for their sea and islands to raise the public’s awareness on the national sea and islands sovereignty issue.
For each genre of poem and song, the organisers will offer one special prize worth VND 50 million in cash and first, second and third prize is from VND 30 million, 20 million and 10 million respectively.
All entries should be sent to the Organising Board at the VietNamNet Newspaper, 156 Xa Dan 2 Street, Nam Dong Precinct, Dong Da District, Hanoi, before November 30th, 2011.
Translated by Van Hieu