The Goethe Institut has launched a climate change photo contest for young people living in the Philippines.
Dubbed as “Climate Change: Be Aware, Take Care,” the contest aims to promote awareness of climate change issues through the use of photographs. The contest is open to persons (Filipinos or foreigners) 18 to 35 years old, currently living in the country. Filipinos living or working abroad will not be qualified in the contest.
The photo contest to everybody – beginner, amateur, advanced or professional photographers.
Contest participants will be required to submit a photo story of not more than 10 photos while following these set of mechanics (click here for the mechanics).
Interested participants should fill up this form (click here to find the application form).
Winners of the contest will receive prizes from Canon and/or a chance to participate in a photography workshop facilitated by award winning photographers from Germany and the Philippines. On November, Andy Spyra will visit the Philippines to mentor the winners of the photo contest with multi-awarded photojournalist Veejay Villafranca during a workshop in Manila. They will also stand as jurors to the photo contest with PECOJON Photo Editor Charlie Saceda
Goethe Institut partners with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and PECOJON – The Peace and Conflict Journalism Network Philippines as well as Canon Philippines and SMX Manila.
Below is the official call for applications sent out by Goethe Institut.