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International Martial Arts Photo Contest

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The International Centre of Martial Arts for Youth Development and Engagement under the auspices of UNESCO will be accepting entries to its ‘International Martial Arts Photo Contest’ from June 1-August 31.

The theme of the contest is on Martial Arts. The contest is open to all who are interested in martial arts and photography, including non-Korean nationals. The centre provides declarations, reports and action plans related to sports and martial arts on the contest website with the aim of providing the participants with more reference materials to the contest theme so that they understand fully the values of martial arts which are emphasized by the UNESCO.

Participants are required to submit their works through the contest website(www.unescoicm.org/photocontest). All participants should submit at least 3 and at most 5 photograph files. For more information, visit its homepage.

The winners will be announced after going through the judging process on September and will be awarded with award certificates and award money. Awards include 1 Grand Prize (5,000,000 KRW award money), 1 Gold Prize (3,000,000 KRW award money), 2 Silver Prizes (1,000,000 award money), 8 Bronze Prizes (400,000 KRW award money) and 30 Fine Work Prizes (200,000 KRW award money). Additionally, the winners will be given opportunities to participate in exhibitions which would be held in and out of South Korea.

This contest seeks to discover and share creative and visual art works, in particular photographs, which contribute to promoting the values and importance of martial arts for international peace and development, said the Secretary General of the centre Kim, Si Hyun.

If you have any questions with regards to the photo contest, contact the centre at icmphoto@unescoicm.org or +82-43-845-6748.

Fees:

Free

Prizes:

The winners will be announced after going through the judging process on September and will be awarded with award certificates and award money. Awards include 1 Grand Prize (5,000,000 KRW award money), 1 Gold Prize (3,000,000 KRW award money), 2 Silver Prizes (1,000,000 award money), 8 Bronze Prizes (400,000 KRW award money) and 30 Fine Work Prizes (200,000 KRW award money). Additionally, the winners will be given opportunities to participate in exhibitions which would be held in and out of South Korea.

Eligibility:

The contest is open to all who are interested in martial arts and photography

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

Each participant remains as the copyright-holder of all submitted photographs. As the owner, the winners of the contest grant to the centre, for the whole term of copyright, the permission of exclusive right to use, edit, translate, reproduce, copy, exhibit, publish or distribute the work for the purposes of the contest such as exhibitions, production of the photobook or any other promotional purposes of the centre. The property right(Including rights to produce or edit deriative works of the award-winning works) of the contest is granted to the centre. The causes of annulment of the award winning works or exclusion from review include infringement on any third party rights including but not limited to copyrights. Please refer to the Contest Rules posted on the Notice Board for more information. Korean legislation is applicable to the treatment of copyrights to photo entries.

Theme:

Open Theme Sports