The full-scale regional photo-contest “Northerners” was started in Yamal
15:24 12 марта 2020
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A deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Vladimir Pushkaryov informed about the start of the contest on his page in a social network. According to him, the All-Russian contest “The most beautiful country” has been recently completed. The Russian Geographical Society has conducted it since 2014.
The jury highly evaluates photographs of Yamal every year. Pushkaryov is sure that this year unique northern beauty of the region will not stay without prizes.
“Diversity of nature and traditions of Yamal can not be fully placed into nominations of the All-Russian contest. Therefore, Yamal is holding its own photo-contest “Northerners”. The 90th anniversary of the region is one more good reason for such big photo-contest. The event will allow collecting the photo-album with our unrepeatable nature, coloring of Yamal, its people”, as the parliamentarian noted.
Any person can become a participant of the photo-contest. There are no restrictions on a places of residence, at that all the participants should be older than 18 years old and be citizens of Russia. The main condition for participation in the following: all the photographs should be taken on the territory of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
Both professional and amateur photographers can participate in the photo-contest. Works are received at the website северяне.рф in 4 nominations: “Pristine Yamal”, “Development of Yamal”, “People of Yamal at work”, “Families of Yamal”.
Reception of works in the separate nomination “Photo taken on a smart phone” is being conducted for amateurs of mobile photography and users of the social network “VKontakte” in the group “Severyane” (Northerners). The short-list of the nomination will be formed by users of the network in the weekly voting.
The competent jury – famous photographers, figures of culture, representatives of the public and mass media will define names of winners in all the nominations.
The contest is being conducted in two stages: from the 11th of March to the 15th of June and from the 1st of August to the 1st of December of 2020. Monetary prizes and diplomas are waiting for prizewinners in each stage. The total prize fund makes 1700 thousand rubles. Photographs by winners of the nomination “Pristine Yamal” will be published on the cover of the magazine “Yamalskiy Meridian”.