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Egypt’s architectural heritage in a photography competition

Sat, May. 5, 2018
CAIRO – 5 May 2018: The National Organization for Urban Harmony launches the third round of the “Torathy” photography competition for featuring Egypt’s unique architectural heritage.

The pictures could be from different governorates reflecting the characteristics of a particular era of Egyptian history with its special architectural structure and particular environment.

The contest may also capture buildings associated with national history, events, historical figures or a touristic attraction; showing the technical details according to the vision of the contestant.

The photos are to document and spotlight these sites in order to grab society’s attention for them.

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The third round of “Torathy” photography competition by The National Organization for Urban Harmony

Interested photographers can send their photos until May 10. The contest requires that the work be in accordance with the contest theme; each contestant is entitled to participate with one or more pictures with a maximum of three pictures; pictures must also have a high resolution of not less than 300 dots per inch and a JPEG format of 21 x 30 centimeters.

Winning photographers will be announced on June 6 at the Hanager Theater at the Egyptian Opera House, where an exhibition will be held for three days.

The value of the first prize is LE 10,000; the second prize LE 5,000 and the third is worth LE 3,000. Ten pictures will be honored with certificates of appreciation.

The National Organization for Urban Harmony aims to re-formulate the aesthetic vision of the country and works to remove the current architectural distortions. It also works on preparing a specialized database of all buildings of a distinctive architectural character in all governorates of the Republic and laying down the necessary rules for preserving them.
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