As part of the Commemorations of the City of Portimão, the inauguration of the exhibition of the awarded works and the awarding of prizes to the winners of the 22nd Photographic Race of Portimão, held this year in person and online, is scheduled for December 11th, at 5:00 p.m. , at the Museum of Portimão.
This initiative, organized by the Municipality and Museum of Portimão and to be inaugurated on the Day of the City, registered in the aforementioned two modalities, the registration of 131 photography lovers, not only from the Algarve, but from various parts of the Country and from 10 nationalities, giving a strong international dimension to this initiative.
During the face-to-face test that took place in the Municipality of Portimão, on May 14th, the participants had the opportunity to register, through a current look and their creativity, 3 photographs on each of the 8 themes proposed and delivered throughout the day, on cultural and natural heritage, experiences, people and environments of Portimão.
Despite the return of this 22nd Photographic Race in the face-to-face format in Portimão, this year it was also intended to maintain and expand online participation, as in the last 2 years of the pandemic. In this case, subscribers in this distance digital modality could send their 12 photos from any location, in a special edition on the theme “LIFE”, based on the following 4 themes: 1º-The Uncertainty of Life; 2nd-Resistance, Resilience and Survival; 3rd – A Fragile Heritage and 4th – Is this what makes me happy?
In addition to the winning images of the three prizes in each category, the exhibition will also include a special Jury Prize and the Young Prizes. The exhibition can be visited until April 23, 2023, at the following times: Tuesday from 2.30 pm to 6 pm and from Wednesday to Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm.