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AWARDING THE HO CHI MINH CITY TOURISM SOUVENIR DESIGN CONTEST

Updated: Aug 1, 2023


The organizing committee, the jury, and the contestants participated in the competition of Designing tourism souvenirs in Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh City


Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism with the VDAS Design Association has just held an awarding ceremony for the Hochiminh City Tourism Souvenir Gift Design Contest. The contest has found unique and characteristic product designs to meet gift requirements for domestic and international tourists.


Hochiminh City Tourism Souvenir Gift Design Contest was launched on May 17, 2022 and accepted entries until the end of April 30, 2023 on a domestic and international scale. This is a contest to find the design of souvenir products showing the characteristics, uniqueness, identity and distinctive features of the city. Ho Chi Minh City and create souvenir and travel products with new designs and high applicability.


The purpose is to help businesses and establishments producing souvenirs and gifts diversify product designs, meet gift requirements for domestic and international tourists, and contribute to attracting tourists, and promoting tourist attractions. arrivals and increase visitor spending when coming to the city. HCM.


After the launch period, the contest organizers received more than 120 entries with many different product categories such as: lacquerware, handicrafts, traditional and environmentally friendly materials.


Through the preliminary rounds, semi-finals and finals, the organizers selected 25 winning products. Accordingly, the first prize of Group A - A conference gift worth VND 80 million belongs to the gold-plated architectural 3D card of Tayta Smart Art Co., Ltd. The organizers also awarded 1 second prize, 1 third prize and 5 consolation prizes for this category. Group B – Tourist souvenirs, the first prize is given to the bamboo coffee maker by Nguyen Huynh Nam. In addition, Group B also has 1 second prize, 1 third prize and 14 consolation prizes

Mrs. Bui Thi Ngoc Hieu, Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism, Mr. Ho Tan Duong, President of VDAS Design Association and Ms. Ngo Thi Thu Trang, Vice President of VDAS Association, presented prizes to the winners. competition


Commenting on the results of the contest, Ms. Bui Thi Ngoc Hieu (Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism) assessed – all the contestants participating in the contest from the preliminary round were very well prepared and showed great care. talents, promote creativity to create unique souvenir products and convey love for the city named after Uncle Ho in the contest entries. She stated:


“The products with high prizes will be selected as gifts for city leaders to present to domestic and foreign delegations to visit and work in Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh City and the city's promotion and trade promotion activities abroad. At the same time, the Department of Tourism of Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh City will promote and introduce high-winning products to tourist accommodation establishments, travel agencies, tourist areas and attractions to sell to tourists.



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