"Family Connections" / EU Photo Contest Awards Gala
On March 31 Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum hosted a gala awards event announcing the winners of the EU NEIGHBOURS EAST - FOTOFESTIWAL photo contest.
The gala awards event was hosted by Pawel Herczynski, Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia and Nestan Nizharadze, the co-founder of Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum.
The photo contest, funded by the European Union, invited professional photographers from the six Eastern Partnership countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine - to enter a set of photographs around the theme of Family Connections. Find further information about the contest, all the shortlisted photographers and their projects here.
From a total of more than 400 applications, the team of five top international judges have drawn up a shortlist of three photographers from each country. These 18 photographers were all invited to the gala event in Tbilisi.
The winner from each country was announced during the gala awards event, winning a prize of €1,000.