China Women Photographers Association won Gold, Silver and Bronze awards and six "awards for excellence" at an event held on November 19 in Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province.
As part of the China International Cultural Festival Cheongsam, organizers led nearly 1,000 photographers and models to a beach nearby the city of Haikou.
According to the organizing committee, over 100 female photographers and about 100 local ones who took part in the contest submitted a total of 519 works.
During the awards ceremony, Huang Xiaoli, deputy secretary-general of the association, expressed her sincere congratulations to the success of the event and extended her thanks to all sponsors.
Huang said that the association has a responsibility and duty to organize excellent women photographers from all segments of society to visit Haikou to record the traditional national costume of Cheongsam through photographs from their unique perspectives.
Moreover, Huang pointed out that these women photographers' pictures would help promote national Cheongsam culture.
Meanwhile, the Cheongsam team of the association was presented with the "special contribution prize" at the event.
(Women of China)December 1, 2016