Award ceremony and Exhibition

Award ceremony


From left: Siththisak Phaninhuan (1st prize), Midphasong Mingnakhone (2nd prize), Mr. Somdy Douangdy, Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith, Mr. Haoliang Xu, Khamla Sonenapha (Beeline award), Thipphakone Manyvong (3rd prize), Dethnaphonexay Xoumphonepakdee (Audience award). Photo: Diego De la rosa

The award ceremony for the photo contest took place on November 18, 2013 at the National Convention Centre in Vientiane as part teh Development Exhibition opening for the 11th High-level Round Table Meeting. 

The awards were presented by H.E. Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Haoliang Xu, UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific.

More photos from the award ceremony

Press release

Photo exhibition


A photo exhibition "Laos in Focus - development through the people's eyes" was put together from photos submitted to the contest. Altogether photos from 24 people, including pictures submitted to both general and mobiel photography categories, are featured in the exhibition.

The pictures were first exhibited at the National Convention Centre in Vientiane on 18-19 November as part of a Develeopment Exhibition for the 11th high-level Round table meeting.  

On 28 November the exhibition opened at the I-cat gallery in Vientiane, and will continue until 15 December 2013. 

More photos about the exhibition

Press release