Expat photographers awarded.mp4
Avid photographers, both professional and amateur, gathered for the award ceremony of the 4th Expats Eye Shenzhen Photo Contest, as well as the opening ceremony of the photo exhibition featuring the winning works at Tide Square in Shenzhen Talent Park, Nanshan District, on Saturday.
The exhibition, featuring over 100 stunning works on display, is free to the public until Dec. 24 at Tide Square.
Wu Jun, director-general of the Information Office of the Shenzhen Municipal Government; Ding Shizhao, president of Shenzhen News Group (SNG); Wang Yuanhui, director-general of the Publicity Department of the CPC Nanshan District Committee; Tang Jin, deputy director-general of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shenzhen Municipal Committee (CCPIT Shenzhen); and Ye Xiaobin, deputy editor-in-chief of SNG and editor-in-chief of Shenzhen Evening News, attended the event.
This year’s contest, which was launched in July, received over 1,000 entries from 124 entrants from 39 countries including the U.S., U.K., India, Japan, Russia, Canada, Colombia and Brazil, with some joining the contest for four consecutive years.
The contest was divided into humanistic and nature categories. After the jury’s discussion and voting, 73 entrants stood out, with 37 finalists, 20 merit-prize winners, 10 third-prize winners, four second-prize winners, and two first-prize winners selected.
Winners of the Fourth Expats Eye Shenzhen Photo Contest and guests gesture for a group photo at the event’s award ceremony at Shenzhen Talent Park in Nanshan District on Saturday. Photos by Liu Xudong
(From L to R) Ding Shizhao, president of Shenzhen News Group; first-prize winner Pappu Sarkar’s wife; Wu Jun, director-general of the Information Office of Shenzhen Municipal Government; and first-prize winner Isaac Cohen’s friend pose for a photo at the award ceremony Saturday.
(From L to R) Wang Yuanhui, director-general of the Publicity Department of the CPC Nanshan District Committee, second-prize winners Chiranjib Chakraborty and Ashley Main and Tang Jin, deputy director-general of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shenzhen Municipal Committee (CCPIT Shenzhen) at the ceremony.
He Jie, deputy director-general of the Publicity Department of the CPC Nanshan District Committee (1st L), Wang Shengdong, section chief of the Publicity Department of CPC Shenzhen Municipal Committee (2nd L) and Ye Xiaobin (R), deputy editor-in-chief of Shenzhen News Group and editor-in-chief of Shenzhen Evening News, and third-prize winners (From 3rd L) Marlon E. Villaverde, Peter Watson, Tsuruta Masayuki, Thomas Edison Harvey, Sanghamitra Chakraborty, Christelle Beaude and Roberto Antonio Sanchez Owen have a group photo.
Merit-prize winners and award presenters at the ceremony.
Prizewinners and guests attend the award ceremony of the 4th Expats Eye Shenzhen Photo Contest at the Shenzhen Talent Park in Nanshan District on Saturday afternoon.
A visitor takes a selfie at the exhibition.
An attendee appreciates a photo on display.
Attendees appreciate photos on display.
Attendees pose for a photo with their works on display.
Attendees appreciate photos on display.
An attendee poses for a selfie with photos on display.
Shenzhen-based Italian entrepreneur Guylaine Mayuba gives a speech during the launch of iTalk: Eyeshenzhen & Friends, a UGC brand.
(From L) Fu Ling, her husband Heráclito Everson Biscaia Filho from Brazil, Xie Jinyan, a Canadian national, and Isaiev Artur from Ukraine pose for a photo after the award ceremony.
Guests wait for the start of the award ceremony.
Frantisek Bina from the Czech Republic (L), Chiranjib Chakraborty (R) and his wife Sanghamitra from India appreciate a photo by Bina on display.
A toddler helps herself to the desserts served after the award ceremony.
Roberto Antonio Sanchez Owen from Honduras takes a picture at the award ceremony.