The gender gap – a photography contest at the Alliance Française, focus your lenses now and go on clicking!

The contest is open until November 26th and the winner will be announced at a special and public evening on December 7th, where all the photos of the participants will be exhibited.

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The concept

The Alliance Française de Kotte in Colombo launched this contest to think about the gender gap in partnership with the members of French NGOs working on the theme of Gender, Médecins du Monde, ACTED, Handicap International and PADEM. The jury will be composed of the Director of the Alliance Française and the members of the NGO’s.

The rules

A maximum of 3 photos per person will be accepted. The contest is free and open to all amateur photographers residing in Sri Lanka, excluding jury members. Participants must be the sole custodians of the photos taken and must have the authorization of the people (identifiable) who appear in the photo.

No image will be used by the organizers outside the competition or exhibitions following the award ceremony.

The photos must be sent in digital format "JPG" as an attachment on an email to click here.

The email object must be « photo-contest- your name » and the size of the picture must be about 2000x3000 pixels.

The body of the email must include:
- The title of the photo (which should be the name of the JPG)
- A comment of two lines maximum
- The place and year of the shooting
- The surname and first name of the participant
- The participant’s mail and telephone number

The prize

The winner will receive a voucher for photo prints and a two-day trip to Kandy in February 2018 to attend a "Gender Gap in Tea Plantations" event of NGO partners at the Alliance Française de Kandy.
The winner will be invited to present his / her photo at the photo exhibition, and to participate in the discussions. His / her trip between his location (in Sri Lanka) and Kandy (back and return) and the overnight stay in Kandy will be paid. The date of the journey will be fixed by the organizers and not negotiable to the winner. Meal expenses (except breakfast which is included) will be at his / her charge.

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More information & contacts

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Online 20/11/2017

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