The outdoor exhibition featuring the best photos of the first two years of the Hungary 365 photo contest is open between 18 December 2021 and 19 January 2022.
The Hungary 365 photo contest was initiated by the Government of Hungary in cooperation with the Hungarian Tourism Agency, the National Association of Large Families, and the Hungarian Ramblers’ Association with the aim to showcase the country’s values, diversity, thousands of shades and beauty.
In the last three years, Hungary 365 has grown into the largest photo competition in the country, with almost 37,000 photos submitted by amateur and professional photographers in three categories this year, explained Parliamentary State Secretary at the Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister Csaba Dömötör at the exhibition’s press conference on Saturday.
The applicants could submit photos or photo series in the categories of nature and landscape, built and material heritage and scenes of everyday life. All category, special prize, audience prize winner photos are available on the official website of Hungary 365.
The outdoor exhibition on the Danube Promenade – on the section between Vigadó Square and Március 15. Square – features
200 photos have been selected from altogether 50,000 photographs from the first two years of the competition.
The exhibited work allows people to learn a lot about photography and Hungary as well, said photographer Ottó Kaiser, chairman of the jury of Hungary 365. Most of the photos were printed on backlit film, so visitors can also admire them in the evening, writes Hvg.
“Even though these photos show different sides of Hungary, they all convey a common message: we live in a country that we can be proud of. In a country that, despite everyday difficulties, we can look forward to the future with hope and confidence,”
Csaba Dömötör added.
With this exhibition, and old plan and dream of the Hungary 365 team has finally come true. The exhibition featuring the best 60 photos of the competition’s third year can be visited in the Eiffel Workshop of the Hungarian State Opera House until 22 December.
You can watch HírTV’s video about the exhibition below:
Source: fotopalyazat.magyarorszag.hu, hvg.hu