“Russian Civilization 2019” International Photo Contest

 

“Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest

“Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest

Deadline: September 9, 2019
Entry fee: Free
Prizes: valuable prizes

Photo Contest Organizer – Federal Agency for the Affairs of Nationalities (FADH of Russia).

“Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest shall be held with the aim of harmonizing multinational relations and ethnocultural development of Russian peoples by attracting nationals’ attention to the sources and traditions of the Russian culture.

Both professional photographers and amateurs aged 18 and above, of any sex, place of residence and occupation can send their works for the contest.

Nominations:

  • Unique nature 
    Landscape photographs demonstrating unique views, beauty of Russian nature, untravelled places, and wild Russian nature (woods, rivers, lakes, mountains, meadows, etc.). Photographs can also depict animals and birds.
  • Faces and generations
    Portrait photographs (single, couples, groups of people), conveying national color (in outward appearance) and revealing Russian character, originality and mystique of the human soul.
  • Traditions of the large country
    Works of this category (reportage photographs) reveal multinationality and originality of the peoples of Russia who have not lost their heritage in the age of information and advanced technologies: traditions, customs and centuries-old bond between generations (national holidays, weddings, old rites).
  • Architecture and sculpture
    Photographs demonstrating unique character of both monuments of art carrying plenty of national traditions and telling of the origin of Russian art of building and of modern architectural structures reconstructing elements of ancient Russian culture and reflecting national spirit (unique buildings, sculpture, wall painting, carved palisade, etc.).
  • Arts and craft
    Photographic works reflecting manufacturing items of the arts and crafts and the very items (objects) of craftsmen reflecting national spirit and images of this or that nationality, aesthetic ideals, beliefs, peculiarities of morals and manners which have still remained unchanged and are passed from one generation to another (the Dymkovo pottery toy, the Gzhel ceramics, the Vologda lace, the Gorodets wood painting, the Palekh miniature lacquer painting, the Khokhloma painting, the Zhostovo trays, etc.).

Website of Photo Contest: ruscivilization.ru/en

“Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest 2017 Winners

Grand Prix

Scream, © Maria Shotova, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
Scream
Krasnoyarsk
© Maria Shotova

 

Architecture and Sculpture

Trinity, Yaroslavl, © Ilya Beskhlebny, 1 place, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
Trinity
Yaroslavl
© Ilya Beskhlebny
1st place

 

Kalyazin, © Ivan Smelov, 2nd place, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
Kalyazin
© Ivan Smelov
2nd place

 

The Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Moscow, metro Kropotkinskaya, © Fabio Chiesa, 3rd place, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
The Cathedral of Christ the Savior
Moscow, metro Kropotkinskaya
© Fabio Chiesa
3rd place

 

Traditions of the Large Country

Annual wheel movement, Kurkieki, Karelia, © Julia Lilishentseva, 1st place, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
Annual Wheel Movement
Kurkieki, Karelia
© Julia Lilishentseva
1st place

 

In which year - count. In what land - guess, Village Malkovo, Chebarkulsky District, Chelyabinsk Region, © Ksenia Malchikova, 2nd place, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
In Which Year – Count. In What Land – Quess
Village Malkovo, Chebarkulsky District, Chelyabinsk Region
© Ksenia Malchikova
2nd place

 

Racing From a General Start, Tarko Sale, © Sergey Rusanov, 3rd place, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
Racing From a General Start
Tarko Sale
© Sergey Rusanov
3rd place

 

Faces and Generations

My Grandfather, Village in Tatarstan, Arsky district, © Rafis Zakirov, 1st place, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
My Grandfather
Village in Tatarstan, Arsky district
© Rafis Zakirov
1st place

 

Games in a Wheat Field, Omsk region, © Anna Ryzhkova, 2nd place, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
Games in a Wheat Field
Omsk region
© Anna Ryzhkova
2nd place

 

Nenets Portrait, Nenets AO, © Sergey Ladykin, 3rd place, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
Nenets Portrait
Nenets AO
© Sergey Ladykin
3rd place

 

Arts and Craft

Carpenter's Workshop, Chelyabinsk region, Bulzi village, © Angela Usmanova, 1st place, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
Carpenter’s Workshop
Chelyabinsk region, Bulzi village
© Angela Usmanova
1st place

 

Pimokat Ivan, Novosibirsk region, © Oleg Kugaev, 2nd place, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
Pimokat Ivan
Novosibirsk region
© Oleg Kugaev
2nd place

 

Beauty Hanteyka, Khanty-Mansiysk, © Kristina Somova, 3rd place, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
Beauty Hanteyka
Khanty-Mansiysk
© Kristina Somova
3rd place

 

Unique Nature

Rock of the Holy Appearance, Fiolent, Sevastopol, © Yuri Pritysk, 1 place, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
Rock of the Holy Appearance
Fiolent, Sevastopol
© Yuri Pritysk
1 place

 

In The Rays of Sunset, Krasnaya Polyana, © Ilya Bunin, 2nd place, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
In The Rays of Sunset
Krasnaya Polyana
© Ilya Bunin
2nd place

 

In Pairs, Lipetsk region, © Sergey Belykh, 3rd place, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
In Pairs
Lipetsk region
© Sergey Belykh
3rd place

 

People’s Choice Award

Memorial "Peremilovskaya Height", Yachroma, © Ruslan Tokhtiev, “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest
Memorial “Peremilovskaya Height”
Yachroma
© Ruslan Tokhtiev

 

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