The award ceremony for the winners of the annual competition officially concluded the programme of the largest Croatian festival of photography, Rovinj Photodays, in the full Adris hall.
Awards were granted in seven official categories, eight of which are from Croatia, 4 from Serbia, 2 from Slovenia, Italy and Russia, and one author from Spain and Lithuania. Their works were presented in a group exhibition of all finalists, which was also the central event of this year's festival.
This year, the festival Grand Prix was awarded to the winner in the category Documentary photography, Slovenian Matic Zorman, was handed the Grand Prix by the head selector Mindaugas Kavaliauskas. Winning this award means that Matic will have a new solo exhibition with the corresponding accompanying publication at the Rovinj Photodays 2017 festival and our sponsor Maistra is awarding him with a 5-day vacation at renowed Hotel Lone.
This travelling exhibition will also be shown in other Croatian towns, such as Pula, Rijeka and Zagreb, as well as in institutions and festivals throughout Europe. The aim is to strengthen the contemporary photographic scene in the entire region, and the authors are provided a quality platform for the presentation of art work to the general public and the international photographic community.Read more