There were no first prizes for this year’s contest. The judging committee selected two second prize winners with highest points Nguyen Hong Giang and Nguyen Duc Lam from Hanoi.
Painter Pham Quang Dieu from Vietnam Post Corporation won the third prize of the contest.
The winning works have closely followed the theme of “Ecosystem Protection - Climate Protection” as well as the correct technical specifications as set by the organising board.
One of the winning designs will be selected for the international-level contest. The most outstanding entries will be used at the 27th congress of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) for 2021-2024 tenure, which is scheduled to be held in the Ivory Coast.
At the 26th UPU congress in Turkey from September 20 to October 7, 2016, Vietnam claimed the first prize of the contest designing a new International Reply Coupon.
An IRC is a coupon that can be exchanged for one or more postage stamps representing the minimum postage for an unregistered priority airmail letter sent to another UPU member country.