18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel

Vovinam is a Vietnamese martial art, It was founded in 1938 by Nguyễn Lộc. It is based on Vietnamese traditional subjects. Vovinam involves the use of the hands, elbows, legs, knees and weapons such as swords, knives, chisels, claws, fans. Students also learn how to deal with hand-held weapons, counter-attacks, lock-ups, and levers. Among Vietnamese martial arts, Vovinam is the largest and most developed in Vietnam with more than 60 schools around the world.The photo was taken at one Walking street when Vovinam students were performing to fight each others.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Huynh Thanh Huy