Strolling around Hoan Kiem lake extra interesting in December - World Press Photo 2019

When: 06 December - 15 December 2019

Where: outside exhibition on Le Thai To street side of Hoan Kiem lake

Free Entry

Do you like strolling around Hoan Kiem lake to see all people enjoy, interact and discuss? Your stroll will be even more interesting from 6 to 15 December! Together with the People’s Committee of Hanoi, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands organizes the 2019 World Press Photo exhibition on Le Thai To street side of Hoan Kiem lake. The World Press Photo exhibition will give you new insights into developments around the world. So you have lots of topics to discuss during your stroll!

What is World Press Photo?

The World Press Photo exhibition is a yearly world-famous exhibition that connects people to stories from all over the world that matter. It shows the best and most memorable photographs of the year. The World Press Photo foundation that organizes the yearly contest to select the best pictures of the world and makes the exhibition is based in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Read more here:

We added an extra to the World Press Photo exhibition: the winners of the Instagram photography contest!

In the exhibition, you will also find the pictures of the winners of a photography contest about Hanoi. RMIT University and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands – with the support of the People’s Committee of Hanoi and UNESCO – has organized an Instagram photography contest ‘My creative design city’. It is based on the set-up and aims of the World Press Photo exhibition 2019 to connect people to stories that matter. In the contest, Hanoians capture and reflect on what matters around them and engage in the UNESCO’s Creative City Network process (see and

Participants must take a photo that reflects their view on Hanoi as a City of Creative Design: How should your City of Creative Design look like? You can participate in the contest until 15 November and win a Canon camera! Look for these hashtages on Facebook/Instagram to participate: #vfmdhanoi2019 #mycreativedesigncity #worldpressphoto2019 .

The contest will take place from 1 to 17 November 2019 as part of the Vietnam Media & Design Festival. A daily winner is selected among the valid entries and the daily winners will be displayed at the World Press Photo Exhibition in December 2019.

For more information on the contest: