22.01.2015 -

Humanity Photo Awards (HPA), Photography Contest organized by the China Folklore Photographic Association (CFPA)

China Folklore Photographic Association (CFPA), 16 September 2014 to 15 April 2015

The Humanity Photo Awards (HPA) is a biennial photography contest focusing on folklore cultures, including portrait & costume, architecture, living Custom, production & commerce, festivities and traditional rites. It was founded in 1998 by China Folklore Photographic Association and was blessed with UNESCO’s support since its 2nd session in 2000. HPA aims to encourage photographers, both amateur and professional, all over the world to document folklore cultures in an extensive and profound way. It is committed to the promotion of recording, spreading, communicating and sharing of diverse cultures with images and videos. During the past 16 years, photographers from 153 countries have participated in HPA and HPA has accumulated images about folklore phenomena of 168 countries and regions in the world.

HPA has the following features:

1.      It is the only photo contest devoted to folklore cultures around the world;

2.      It is a free-entry contest; open to everyone except the members of jury and the staff of HPA2015 work team.

3.      It only accepts photo stories/portfolios (8-14 pictures for each photo set);

4.  It provides transport allowance for more than 66 prize-winning photographers so that they can attend the Award Ceremony in China, which allows them to share cultures and make friends with photographers around the world. The award ceremony will be held on 16 September 2015.

Please refer to http://2015.hpa.org.cn/EN/

Contact: Ma Qian (email: link@hpa.org.cn)

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