The 4th edition of Photography Contest “Heart Portrays the Best of Puerto Plata
PUERTO PLATA. – In the ceremony held at the hall of Rafael Solano Cultural House in Puerto Plata last night, there was announced the launch of the contest “Heart portrays the best of Puerto Plata”, which is under the auspices of the Centro Cuesta National (CCN) which in turn formally began the fourth version by Orgullo de mi Tierra, a project that seeks to highlight the values and riches of different regions of the Dominican Republic.
The official launch of the fourth edition of Photography Contest was conducted by Anny Mariel Gomez and attended by company executives, representatives of the Centro León, as well as several provincial authorities and special guests. While delivering the keynote speech at the event, the Corporate Marketing Manager of Centro Cuesta Nacional Natacha Quiterio said that like the three previous installments, this year’s Pride of My Earth, will get to know the characteristics that make Puerto Plata and its municipalities national pride.
Quiterio said the province of Puerto Plata has invaluable natural resources such as Isabel de Torres, Cabarete Lagoon or Los Canos de Estero Hondo also possess some of the best beaches in the country, such as Sosua, Playa Dorada, Costámbar, Maimon, Key Arena, Playa Grande of Luperon, Cabarete, Long Beach, among many others which are practiced in different types of sports like motorcycle racing skis, surfing, windsurfing, sailing or kite. ”In the past participants of this project learned to appreciate the landscape and cultural diversity that exists in the country, they always have a common factor, solidarity, authenticity, joy and ingenuity of our people, becoming our main asset and source of pride “said the executive of CCN.
Upon registration for the contest, it was emphasized that to compete, the photographic works must be unpublished, original and individual, and that photographs that have competed in other contests, public exhibitions may not participate, or have been disseminated through any media communication, including the Internet. This year the competition has the news that participants must register through the pagewww.orgullodemitierra.com.do / retratadecorazon, and present only two photos in any of the above categories and that the registration process will be open from July 5th to Friday 30th August 2013.
Participants have complete technical freedom in conducting their photographs, which can be analog, digital or hybrid product of new media digital editing and playback via computers also those interested in participating can compete with up to two works in any of the following categories and / or aspects of Puerto Plata: History, biodiversity, tourist sites, architecture, people (anthropology), and culture (tradition, folklore, customs, religion, cuisine and crafts).
In this regard, it invited all photographers based in the country to participate in the “heart portrays the best of Puerto Plata”, which is organized in coordination with the Centro León, which entity will present an exhibition project September in containing the winning entries and selected the Contest.
Finally jurors are renowned photographers Felix Sepulveda, Mayra Johnson and Domingo Batista, who are responsible for preselecting and reward the winners based on their relation to the theme of the competition, their categories and their value, both conceptual and artistic. The full content of the contest is posted on www.orgullodemitierra.com.do / retratadecorazon and is also available in the Centro León in Santiago de los Caballeros.
Source: Puerto Plata Digital
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