Russian Civilization Photo Contest 2019

 

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: https://ruscivilization.ru/en/

Russian Civilization Photo Contest 2018 Winners

Grand Prix

Fire Jump, © Dmitry Feoktistov, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
Fire Jump
© Dmitry Feoktistov
1st Place Traditions of the Large Country Nomination
Grand Prix

 

Architecture and Sculpture Nomination

Academy of Arts, © Ivan Turuhano, 1st Place, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
Academy of Arts
© Ivan Turuhano
1st Place

 

Light of Solovki, © Pavel Afanasyev, 2nd Place, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
Light of Solovki
© Pavel Afanasyev
2nd Place

 

Three Centuries in One Frame, © Vladimir Palchik, 3rd Place, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
Three Centuries in One Frame
© Vladimir Palchik
3rd Place

 

Traditions of the Large Country Nomination

Smoke of the Past, © George Orlov, 2nd Place, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
Smoke of the Past
© George Orlov
2nd Place

 

Religious procession under the icon of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, © Stanislav Shaklein, 3rd Place, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
Religious procession under the icon of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker
© Stanislav Shaklein
3rd Place

 

Faces and Generations Nomination

Eve, © Vitaly Podgurchenko, 1st Place, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
Eve
© Vitaly Podgurchenko
1st Place

 

Early Crossing, © Zoya Mitusova, 2nd Place, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
Early Crossing
© Zoya Mitusova
2nd Place

 

Portrait of a Siberian Fisherman, © Vladimir Korobov, 3rd Place, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
Portrait of a Siberian Fisherman
© Vladimir Korobov
3rd Place

 

Arts and Craft Nomination

From the series "Hands of the Master", © Yuri Chernov, 1st Place, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
From the series “Hands of the Master”
© Yuri Chernov
1st Place

 

Blacksmiths, © Igor Shaimuhametov, 2nd Place, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
Blacksmiths
© Igor Shaimuhametov
2nd Place

 

Tow, © Mikhail Shirokov, 3rd Place, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
Tow
© Mikhail Shirokov
3rd Place

 

Unique Nature Nomination

Soaring Island, © Vasily Yakovlev, 1st Place, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
Soaring Island
© Vasily Yakovlev
1st Place

 

Kekur Sail, © Dmitry Sigida, 2nd Place, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
Kekur Sail
© Dmitry Sigida
2nd Place

 

Melody of the Morning, © Andrey Krovlin, 3rd Place, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
Melody of the Morning
© Andrey Krovlin
3rd Place

 

People’s Choice Award

Sparrows and Cherry, © Olga Safronova, Russian Civilization International Photo Contest
Sparrows and Cherry
© Olga Safronova

 

Russian Civilization Photo Contest 2017 Winners

 

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