In Strakonice, after several years of silence, is again an international photo competition “WOMAN STRAKONICE”. The organizer of the Municipal Cultural Center with the support of the enlightened leadership of the City Strakonice and the event itself newly acquired patronages of ČFFU and the International Federation of Photography FIAP, operating under organization UNESCO.
52 countries represented by 308 authors attended the competition on the subject of photo WOMAN. On October 8 and 9 international jury led by Garik Avanesian evaluated 1534 images in print and digital form. 284 images from the Czech Republic was trying to achieve prestigious ranking and prizes -Cameras Leica, Nikon and Olympus. The high level of the domestic amateur creative photography confirmed the 45 works of Czech photographers who won awards. Among the most successful authors in various categories belong: Miroslav Kolčava – Gold Medal FIAP, PeterKleiner – Silver Medal FIAP and Angelo Purgert FIAP Bronze Medal.
The Grand Finale of the entire photographic competition 13th Biennial “STRAKONICE WOMAN”, will be held on Saturday, 3.12. 2011 at 14:00 in Maltese hall of the Castle Strakonice.
The Award ceremony will take place also on this occasion.
Exhibition of successful 201 photos will last until the end of the year 2011.
All competition details, including results, is possible to find at www.zenastrakonice.cz