The photo-contest “Living in the North”. The creative season is open
16:43 11 июня 2019
Категории: News in English
The regional photo-contest “Living in the North” was started in Yamal. It is being conducted by the department of internal policy of Yamal, the newspaper “Krasniy Sever” and the Union of Journalists of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Works in the nominations “Peoples of the Arctic” and “The best place on the earth” are being received this year.
Photographs in the nomination “Peoples of the Arctic” should reflect specifics of life activity of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North – their lifestyle, everyday life, culture and creativity, crafts and traditional forms of economy.
Photographs showing diversity and uniqueness of life in Yamal are being expected for the nomination “The best place on the earth”. They can depict places of interest, rare phenomena of nature, hunting and fishing, hiking and rafting, life of animals and birds in wild nature and others.
According to the information given to the news agency “Sever-Press” in the press-service of the governor of Yamal, in such format the contest is being conducted for the third time. In previous years about 250 professional photographers and amateurs from different parts of Yamal and Russia presented their photographs for the contest. At that, representatives of Yamal from rural remote populated areas successfully compete with famous photographers. The movable photo-exhibition was organized by the results of the first contest: it visited many populated areas of Yamal and also Minsk, Moscow and Sochi.
Everyone, who will present photographs taken in the region, has a chance to participate in the creative contest. Participants have several months to search for a good picture – applications and works will be received till the 31st of October. The talented finalists will receive monetary prizes and diplomas. The best photographs will be published in the newspaper, on the internet website and on public pages of the newspaper “Krasniy Sever”. (Photos can be found here: https://sever-press.ru/2019/06/11/fotokonkurs-zhivjom-na-severe-otkryt-tvorcheskij-sezon/