Call for Entries of HPA 2017 (Sept. 16, 2016 - Apr. 15, 2017)

Published date: 2016-09-12    Clicks: 17180

Full Title of HPA

English title: The Humanity Photo Awards

Since 1998, the China Folklore Photographic Association (CFPA) has launched a call to photographers all over the world to document folklore phenomenon extensively and in depth. To this end, CFPA founded HPA, blessed with UNESCO’s support and is granted with its logo since the 2nd HPA. HPA gets held biennially and HPA 2017 is the latest session, short for the 10th Humanity Photo Awards.

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HPA 2017 will call for entries from 16 September 2016, proceeded as a full-online photo contest. Therefore, our official English website of HPA will be vital for you to remember and conduct necessary actions there. You can find all the previous & current HPA relevant information as your reference on the website, including schedule, guidelines and submission, etc.

Photo Submission Period of HPA 2017 Will Last 7 Months Long

From Sep 16, 2016-April 15, 2017, participants can select, submit and edit their entries in a 7-month time. Throughout the HPA contests in the past, there were photographers from 162 different countries and regions, who have documented 178 cultural subjects around the world. We were hoping that no matter where you are from or no matter what you will submit, your work could set a new record of the HPA's figure.

Key of HPA 2017: “Sharing Folk Cultures with Photo Stories as always”

If going through the previous award-winning entries on the website, you can tell that sharing folk cultures with photo stories is always the key of Humanity Photo Awards, HPA 2017 is no exception. You would also understand what and how to share your story by viewing more than 2,000 previous winning entries as well.

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