Ponta Delgada - Azores 2027 launches photo contest "Our Nature is Human"

The candidacy of Ponta Delgada - Azores to European Capital of Culture (ECoC) in 2027 launched today, in partnership with AFAA - Association of Amateur Photographers of the Azores, the photography contest "Our Nature is Human", which runs until August 1st.

The contest is aimed at all photographers, whether natural or residing in mainland Portugal and the islands, and will select 20 photographs.

From that selection, a winner will emerge, who will be awarded a trip for two people to one of the European Capitals of Culture in 2022, and two honorable mentions, which will receive a monetary prize of 250 euros each.

For this call, the subject of the candidacy, Human Nature, serves as a motto to think about the Culture of the Place, the evolutionary relationships of fear, respect, care, construction between human beings and nature and the appreciation of our sense of Humanity and respect for Nature as one.

The 20 selected photographs will be exhibited in the streets of Ponta Delgada, will be a part of the Ponta Delgada - Azores 2027 bid book, and will be shared in the various media of the candidacy.

The jury is formed by the photographers Pepe Brix, representing the AFAA, and Paulo Goulart and the communication manager of the candidacy, Inês Linhares Dias.

Only color photographs taken from November 2021 onward will be admitted to the competition.
For more information, the contest rules can be consulted here.