OUTSTANDING PHOTOS WIN OIC Youth Forum SHIRAZ – OIC YOUTH CAPITAL PHOTO FESTIVAL
SHIRAZ. On 12 May 2017 on behalf of H.E. Amb. Elshad Iskandarov, the President of ICYF-DC Ms. Ceren Cerci (Programme Coordinator) delivered congratulations of the winners of “International Shiraz Today Photo Festival” at the Award Ceremony accompanied by speeches of Mr. HaydarKamyab, the Director General of Sports and Youth Affairs of Fars Province and Dr. Ali Reza Pekfetrat, the Mayor of Shiraz.
The Festival was co-organized, within framework of Shiraz – OIC Youth Capital 2017 international programme, by ICYF-DC, Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Shiraz Municipality.
The contest became a great platform for young photographers to demonstrate their vision under the festival’s 3 nominations: Tourism and Pilgrimage; Urban Art and Kindness in Here, as well as its importance in terms of spiritual, historical and geopolitical position to shelter the youth of Islamic world.
7313 photos entered by more than 300 photographers from all around the world and competed for the best 3 photos and 5 outstanding works in three categories.