Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest 2019

 

Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest

Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest

Opening: April 11, 2019
Deadline: July 15, 2019
Entry fee: Free
Prizes: Professional digital camera, Semi-professional digital camera, Digital camera

The International Photo Contest ”Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads”, taking place from 11 April to 15 July 2019, is organized within the framework of UNESCO Silk Roads Project, UNESCO Youth Programme and the International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022).

Using photography in this way acts as a tool to highlight the significant historical contributions of the Silk Roads. Most importantly, it fosters mutual understanding and promotes peace amongst these diverse populations.

Groups:

  • 14 to 17 years old
  • 18 to 25 years old

Themes:

  • Culture
    The Silk Roads has played an essential role in linking different cultures. Rituals, art, music, craftwork, language, and gastronomy are all representative of intercultural interactions among diverse populations.
  • Monuments
    Monuments, archaeological sites, and architectural masterpieces are mirrors of the cultural interactions along the Silk Roads. They provide evidence of the past by acting as tangible sources of learning and transmission of knowledge inherent to local communities.
  • Landscape
    Over centuries, landscape has provided the framework within which intercultural exchanges have occurred along the Silk Roads. Even today, it continues to serve as an important focal point among diverse populations.
  • People
    People built, maintained, and travelled long the Silk Roads exchanging goods and knowledge. This was done by forging relationships with one another, beyond their territorial and generational boundaries.

Website of Photo Contest: unescosilkroadphotocontest.org/en

Gallery for inspiration

© Trevor Cole, Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest
© Trevor Cole

 

© Majid Al Amri, Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest
© Majid Al Amri

 

© Hesham Alhumaid, Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest
© Hesham Alhumaid

 

© Hesham Alhumaid, Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest
© Hesham Alhumaid

 

© Shutterstock, Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest
© Shutterstock

 

© Mikadun, Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest
© Mikadun

 

© Ikuni, Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest
© Ikuni

 

© Trevor Cole, Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest
© Trevor Cole

 

© Hesham Alhumaid, Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest
© Hesham Alhumaid

 

© India Picture, Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest
© India Picture

 

© Jimmy Tran, Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest
© Jimmy Tran

 

© Rusian Kalnitsky, Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest
© Rusian Kalnitsky

 

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