Σάββατο, 27 Νοεμβρίου 2010

Plant Biodiversity – the art of nature



The opening of the exhibition is on the 1st of December, 2010 at 19.00' at "Christos Tsakiris" Cultural Center, 221 Lagada str, Thessaloniki/Greece.
Until the 17th of December,2010.

Plant Biodiversity – the art of nature
Prizes and praises of the International Photography Contest

The selection process of the prizes for the international photography contest with the subject: “Plant Biodiversity – the art of nature” was completed on September 8th, 2010. A total of 83 photographers with 811 photographies participated in the contest. The jury panel selected 85 photographies from 44 photographers, which will be included in the catalogue with the subject: “Plant biodiversity – the art of nature” and will be presented in a photography exhibition, which will take place in the Municipality of Stavroupoli during the first 15 days of December. The jury panel tried to highlight the diversity of the subject and also to include all the parameters that constitute biodiversity. The participations came mainly from Greece, but also from Germany, Serbia and some other countries as well. It was difficult to decide on the selection however, there were 3 prizes (1st, 2nd and 3rd prize to two photographers) and 7 praises given.

The jury panel, which was consisted of the following three members: Mr Yannis Tsalikidis, Professor of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Agronomy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Mr Athanasios Raptis, photographer and representative of the Photography Centre of Thessaloniki and Mr Triantafyllos Kourouklas, photographer of the Municipality of Stavroupoli, selected 85 photographs.