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Unesco Dhaka hosts photography exhibition

  • Published at 09:40 pm November 15th, 2019
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The photography exhibition Collected

Korean Embassy’s Deputy Chief of Mission Kim Cheol-Sang, Unesco Dhaka Office Education Specialist Sun Lei, and Programme Officer for Culture, Kizzy Tahnin, and Photographer and Curator Prito Reza, were present at the event

The Unesco Dhaka Office and its partners are organizing a photography competition and exhibition with a theme and title of Colors of Bangladesh. The event was inaugurated at the Bangladesh National Museum in Dhaka on Friday. 

Korean Embassy’s Deputy Chief of Mission Kim Cheol-Sang, Unesco Dhaka Office Education Specialist Sun Lei, and Programme Officer for Culture, Kizzy Tahnin, and Photographer and Curator Prito Reza, were present at the even.

Guests review photographs displayed at the exhibition Collected

The photography competition & exhibition aims to promote photography as a visual art and as a part of the cultural and creative industries of Bangladesh, providing an opportunity for photographers living in Bangladesh to communicate and to enrich image making culture for professionals and amateurs alike.

In close cooperation with the Bangladesh National Museum, generously supported by the Government of the Republic of Korea, and in partnership with Prito Reza Productions, the UNESCO Dhaka Office invited both amateur and professional photographers to submit their favorite photos to the Colors of Bangladesh photography competition. 

A diverse panel of expert judges reviewed submissions and selected their favorite photographs displayed at the exhibition. The esteemed judges panel included Munira Morshed Munni, Prito Reza, Shafiqul Alam Kiron, and Wawi Navarozza from Philippine.

The photography exhibition will be open to all from 11am to 3:30pm till Sunday and three panel discussions have been organized for the three day event.