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Invitation: International Photo Festival of Urmia

IRAN-URMIA October,2012
Theme: Addiction
The competition aims to focus on displaying:
􀁸 Social, cultural, and economic perspectives affecting the issues of addiction
􀁸 The unpleasant personage resulted by addiction in society, family and personal life
􀁸 The controlling factors in preventing addiction
􀁸 Any photo related to drug abuse
General Conditions:
􀁸 Participating in this international festival is open to all the interested
photographers all over the world.
􀁸 Each participant will be able to submit up to a maximum 7 single works and one
series (of maximum 7 photographs).
􀁸 The works must be sent on JPEG format and the resolution of 300 dpi having the
condition that the smal edge can’t be shorter than 20 and long edge longer than 30
cm . Single or series photos must be copied in separate titled folders.
The file names must include the first letters of name and surname of participant, like;
(RM-A-􀋺). Romin Mohtasham – author name, A or B for category, A for SINGEL
PHOTOS and B for SERIES PHOTOS and (1 until 7 for image number).

Non-Iranian participants should send their images using WeTransfer to addressed to the director of the festival Mr Romin Mohtasham: rominmohtasham@yahoo.com

􀁸 The organizer has the right to use the accepted photographs to be published in
books, brochures or any publication related to the festival remarking the name of
photograph professor.
􀁸 The selected photos will be displayed in an exhibition in the First International
Congress on Addiction. It is planned to display photos in different places.
􀁸 CD/DVD copies will not be sent back and will be destroyed.
􀁸 Sending artworks for the secretariat mean you have accepted all the festival rules.
􀁸 Only documented artworks will be accepted and you should avoid any
manipulation or modification of your photos.
􀁸 Participation certificate will be issued for all photographers whose works are
displayed in the exhibition.
Entry Fee:
There is no joining fee for all participants.
For Single Photoes:
􀁸 First Prize: A Gold Medal with Cash Prize of 1500 US$.
􀁸 Second Prize: A Silver Medal with Cash Prize of 1000 US$.
􀁸 Third Prize: A Bronze Medal with Cash Prize of 800 US$.
For Series Photoes:
􀁸 First Prize: A Gold Medal with Cash Prize of 2000 US$.
􀁸 Second Prize: A Silver Medal with Cash Prize of 1500 US$.
􀁸 Third Prize: A Bronze Medal with Cash Prize of 1200 US$.
*The winner’s accommodation and tickets will be provided by the organizer.
*Iranian winners will receive the cash prize in Rials.
Competition Calender
􀁸 The deadline is on August 20-2012
􀁸 Jury Meeting is on August 26, 2012
􀁸 The results are going to be announced on August 31 , 2012
􀁸 Competition Result is going to be announced on the site www.insca.ir/festival
and will not be sent to the e-mail adresses of the competitors.
􀁸 Exhibition will be held on 10-15 October,2012
􀁸 The Award Ceremony is going to be on October 11, 2012
􀁸 The catalogues will have been sent till the end of November, 2012
Festival Secretary:
Romin Mohtasham (rominmohtasham@yahoo.com)
Jury Members:
Rena Effendi (Azerbaijan)
Coskun Aral (Turkey)
Seifollah Samadian (Iran)
Mohsen Rastani (Iran)
Alfred yaghobzade (france)
P.O.Box: 57155-1168
Urmia –West Azarbaijan-IRAN

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