Rules of the Silk Road Youth International Photography Competition
In August 2017, Silk Road Photographic Organization International Alliance was officially founded after a signing ceremony joined by Belt and Road countries (hereinafter referred to as B&R countries) in China. In order to conform to the alliance’s tenet of “inherit the Silk Road spirit, focus on the Belt and Road development, enhance innovation, cooperation and development, adhere to reciprocity and win-win strategy”, and with the aim of practicing the photography exchanges among B&R countries, promoting cross-boundary integration and innovation development of diverse cultures, and strengthening youth photography education and communication in the world, Silk Road Photographic Organization International Alliance specially initiated the Silk Road Youth International Photography Competition in cooperation with Beijing China Millennium Monument World Art Center, Beijing International Art and Photography Foundation, Shandong International Cultural Exchange Center. This comeptition has been formally accredited by the international federation of photography(FIAP). Meanwhile made the below competition rules:
Article One Entry Requirements
Article Two Requirements for entry works
no specific requirement for contents and themes. Works that express the national cultural life, natural landscape, intangible cultural heritage and local customs are particularly encouraged.
each participant can submit single width at most 10 pieces, group works can not to exceed 3 set( 6 frames each set). Single works and group works are eligible to participate the competition.
Participants should submit their name of works along with picture introduction or description.
Each entry work should be in JPEG format and not less than 4MB.
Participants should submit works in electronic files to designated mailbox.
Article Three Method of submission
Article Four Requirement for entry forms
Participants should fill in the entry form faithfully. Please complete in English, if countries that do not use English can fill form in French, German, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, but do not accept other language forms.
Article Five Schedule
June 30th, 2018: Entries closed;
July 20 th ,2018: Evaluation of works;
August 10th, 2018: Selected works will be displayed in the official website of Photo Beijing;
September 10th, 2018: Editing and publication of album;
In late October 2018: Exhibition of winning works and the award ceremony will be held in China Millennium Monument during Photo Beijing. In th future, the exhibition will be hold all of the world.
Article Six Awards setting
Trophy, certificate, portfolio, competition souvenir medal and prizes (worth 5,000 yuan)
Trophy, certificate, portfolio, competition souvenir medal and prizes (worth 3,000 yuan)
Trophy, certificate, portfolio, competition souvenir medal and prizes (worth 2,000 yuan)
Certificate, portfolio, competition souvenir medal and prizes (worth 500 yuan)
Certificate, competition souvenir medal and prizes (worth 1,000 yuan)
Award certificate, competition souvenir medal and honor title of “Silk Road Photographic Organization International Alliance Youth Photography Education Base” to organizations and training institutions with outstanding group participants.
Award certificate and competition souvenir medal to institutions demonstrating excellent organization in the competition.
Article Seven Rights
Article Eight Obligations
Article Nine Structure of the Organizing Committee
Honorary Chairman: Riccardo Busi,
President of FIAP and Honorary Chairman of “Silk Road Photographic Organization International Alliance”
Chairman: Yang Yuanxing,
Chairman of China Artistic Photography Society and Chairman of “Silk Road Photographic Organization International Alliance”
Secretary general of FIAP and Chairman of “Silk Road Photographic Organization International Alliance”
Executive Chairman: Zeng Yi,
member of China Photographers Association Curatorial Committee and co-founder of the “Silk Road Photographic Organization International Alliance”
Cochairman of China Artistic Photography Society
Secretarygeneral: Wang Jianqi,
Cochairman of China Artistic Photography Society and chief planner of the Photo Beijing planning committee.
Specialist representatives of “Silk Road Photographic Organization International Alliance” and FIAP.
Organizing Committee Office:
China Millennium Monument ·World Art Museum (No.9A Fuxing Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China)
Jin Zheng, Tel: 86-10-84187747
Xie Lan, Tel: 86-10-84187768
Article Ten Sponsors
Silk Road Photographic Organization International Alliance
China Millennium Monument World Art Center
Beijing International Arts & Photography Foundation
Shandong International Cultural Exchange Center
Article Eleven Organizers
Youth Photography Committee of Silk Road Photographic Organization International Allian
National Youth Photography Education Steering Committee
China Millennium Monument ·World Art Museum