|The International Centre of Martial Arts for Youth Development and Engagement under the auspices of UNESCO will be accepting entries to its ‘International Martial Arts Photo Contest’ from June 1-August 31.
The theme of the contest is on Martial Arts. The contest is open to all who are interested in martial arts and photography, including non-Korean nationals. The centre provides declarations, reports and action plans related to sports and martial arts on the contest website with the aim of providing the participants with more reference materials to the contest theme so that they understand fully the values of martial arts which are emphasized by the UNESCO.
Participants are required to submit their works through the contest website(www.unescoicm.org/photocontest). All participants should submit at least 3 and at most 5 photograph files. For more information, visit its homepage.
The winners will be announced after going through the judging process on September and will be awarded with award certificates and award money. Awards include 1 Grand Prize (5,000,000 KRW award money), 1 Gold Prize (3,000,000 KRW award money), 2 Silver Prizes (1,000,000 award money), 8 Bronze Prizes (400,000 KRW award money) and 30 Fine Work Prizes (200,000 KRW award money). Additionally, the winners will be given opportunities to participate in exhibitions which would be held in and out of South Korea.
This contest seeks to discover and share creative and visual art works, in particular photographs, which contribute to promoting the values and importance of martial arts for international peace and development, said the Secretary General of the centre Kim, Si Hyun.
If you have any questions with regards to the photo contest, contact the centre at email@example.com or +82-43-845-6748.