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3rd Africa Focus Photography Competition – Africa in Green

Casa África invites people to take part in the 3rd “Africa Focus” Photography Competition with the subject Africa in Green.

This competition will award photographs that best show the positive aspects of the African continent regarding the environment, renewable energy and economic and social development from a sustainable point of view.

The photographs should also show an optimistic approach so as to do away with the stereotypes that have marked the neighbouring continent for a long time.

The 3rd Africa Focus Photography Competition – Themed: Africa in Green – Is Open for Entries

Casa África, as part of the public consortium made up from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, the Spanish Agency of International Development Cooperation (AECID), the Government of the Canary Islands and the Town Council of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, is entrusted with the functions of promoting actions and projects that contribute to better understanding and development of all kinds of relations between societies in Africa, Europe and Spain.

The 3rd “Africa Focus” Photography competition Africa in Green is looking for photographs that best portray the efficient and sustainable use of natural resources on the African continent and how to care for the environment, always from an optimistic approach, and one which reinforces the African continent’s current positive aspects, a side which does not usually appear in traditional media. It us about discovering the respect for the environment professed by the societies on the neighbouring continent, unknown landscapes, sustainable projects that promote sustainable, economic and energy development.

Images that show positive concepts related to the environment, sustainability, water, urbanism, natural resources, renewable energy and fair trade will be accepted.

Each image could obtain one of the following prizes:

  1. First prize: 600 €
  2. Second and third prize: 200€ each one

Any individual of legal age can take part in the competition. Each contestant can take part with a maximum of three (3) photographs.

Please find more details on the official website.