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In our own words

We are pleased to invite you to take part in the "In our own words: photo contest" organized as part of the RISE COLING research project. Entries should represent minority, indigenous or endangered languages. We especially encourage young members of local communities to share their passion for language and culture and express their emotions through photography.

Photo Contest Categories:
1. Me, Human: photos in this category should present portraits. In the description, please share information about the person and his / her importance for the community. Example: You could send a portrait of an important elder or activist from your community.

2. My word - My world: The title of the image should focus on one specific word in a minority/endangered language. The image itself could represent the word literally, metaphorically, or artistically. In the description, please describe the meaning and context of your chosen word, as well as the relevance to your community. Example: “My favorite word in Calabrian Greek is cucciamata - a fruit ready to be collected but not yet picked. Accordingly, this photo is of a local olive tree with ripe olives which will soon be harvested.”

3. Sounds of Our Souls: images submitted in this category should present various types of artistic performances relevant for your culture or community (dance, music, poetry, theatre, paintings, or others). In the description, please explain the type of performance and the relevance to your community. Example: I could send a picture of a drumming ceremony or dance performance.

4. Naturally!: images in this category should present the relationship between nature and culture. They can include landscapes, plants, or animals. In the description, please explain the importance of the relationship between the environment and culture depicted in the image. Example: I could send a picture of my favorite tree or of my environment and its current situation.

5. Mobility: images that capture the movement of your culture or your people in space or time. Example: I could send a photograph of my community migrated or an innovation in cultural practices.

Fees:

Free

Prizes:

In each category will be selected:
- one photo of the winner,
- two photos of finalists.
The Jury has the right to award additional two photos. All selected and awarded photos will be placed in the gallery on the Organizer's websites.

PRIZES IN THE PHOTO CONTEST
1. First prize: Camera Backpack Manfrotto MB LF-WM-BP
- water resistance,compartment for 15' laptop, manufactured in Italy
2. Second prize: External Hard Drive LaCie 1 TB Rugged Mini USB 3.0
3. Third prize: 256 GB MicroSD Card Samsung Memory Evo plus with adapter

Eligibility:

The medium of the Photo Contest is photography. Entries should represent minority, indigenous or endangered languages.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

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Theme:

Culture Multi-categories Open Theme Nature Other People