Ideias do Levante – Cultural Association of Lagoa, through its project “Lagoa a Fotografar”, will launch on June 22, 2020, the first edition of the photo contest entitled “Lagoa pelos nossos Olhos” with the theme “Local Commerce” .
This contest will be aimed at adults and teenagers (from 12 to 17 years old), national or foreign, with the objective of encouraging the taste for photography, promoting the municipality of Lagoa and, in parallel, stimulating / promoting the local commerce of Lagoa, through photography.
The photographs to be submitted will allude to the theme “Local Trade” and may be registered in various styles (and forms), with professional, semi-professional, instant cameras, tablets or smartphones. That is, there will be no restrictions for any photographic capture equipment. Each participant can only participate with two unpublished photographs. The jury, nominated by the organization, reserves the right not to award prizes or publish the photographs submitted, if it considers that the photographs do not meet the required criteria (ie, originality, creativity and visual history related to local commerce ).
The regulations and registration form for participants will be available from June 22, 2020 on the website www.ideiasdolevante.info. Registration will close on July 4, 2020, at 7 pm. After confirming the registration, the photographs in the contest must be submitted, from the 5th of July to the 9th of August 2020, through the email address to be provided by the organization to the registered participants.
The first edition of the contest will award 5 originals, in each of the age groups mentioned above, if there are candidates in the age group. The 10 winners (i.e., five teenagers and five adults) will be awarded shopping vouchers in local / traditional shops in the municipality of Lagoa, at the choice of the winners. A certificate of participation in this edition, in digital format, will be given to all participants. The announcement of the winners will take place on August 16, 2020 and the respective delivery of the prizes (i.e., shopping vouchers) will take place during the 30 days following the announcement of the winners. An online exhibition with the submitted works is scheduled to take place during the month of September 2020.
This activity has the support of the Municipality of Lagoa, local commerce of the Municipality of Lagoa, photos4life, estorninho.biz, etc.
More information about the association and its projects can be found through its official website at www.ideiasdolevante.info, through its page on social networks (www.facebook.com/ideiasdolevante.info) or by the telephone number of its secretariat (282 380 053) available from Monday to Friday, from 09: 30-13: 00 and from 14: 00-18: 00.
Photo credits: Roberta Sorge (photo that illustrates the event)