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2021 ICM International Martial Arts Photo Contest

2021 ICM International Martial Arts Photo Contest is organized by UNESCO ICM. This year's theme is the values and philosophy of martial arts in our everyday lives

Training martial arts in our daily lives makes our body and mind healthy and changes our life positively. Martial arts teach us courage and wisdom as well as make us learn patience and perseverance. Martial arts are not separated from our life, and it is an art and a technology that are dynamically existed in our daily lives. The true value and profound philosophy of martial arts are always with us.

Our contest provides an opportunity for everyone to share their arts and works to the world.




1 Grand Prize: 3,000,000 KRW ($2,500 USD ish)
2 Gold Prize: 2,000,000 KRW ($1,700 USD ish)
3 Silver Prize: 1,000,000 KRW ($850 USD ish)
5 Bronze Prize: 500,000 KRW ($425 USD ish)
25 Fine Work Prize: 200,000 KRW ($170 USD ish)


Anyone interested in martial arts and photography regardless of age and country

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

The copyright of the works submitted to the contest belongs to the applicant and to the winners even after winning of the awards.

ICM may use winning works for non-profit and public interest purposes, and may create secondary works after individual consultation with the winners.


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