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    ICESCO Launches “Marrakesh Heritage through the Eyes of Youth” Photography Contest

    25 May 2024

    The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) is pleased to announce the launch of its photography contest, “Marrakech Heritage through the Eyes of Youth”, as part of the celebration of Marrakech as Culture Capital in the Islamic for 2024.

    The contest aims to raise awareness of the importance of preserving tangible and intangible cultural heritage in the city and encourage youth from the Islamic world and beyond to showcase their talents and creativity in documenting cultural heritage.

    The contest offers prizes in two categories: Tangible Cultural Heritage and Intangible Cultural Heritage, with the three winners from each category receiving USD 500, USD 350, and USD250, respectively. The Contest also offers incentive prizes for outstanding works ranking fourth and fifth, amounting to USD100.

    A committee of experts will evaluate the participating works to select the winners, who will be awarded during the closing ceremony of the celebrations of Marrakesh Culture Capital in the Islamic World. Winning works will also be displayed in a special exhibition.

    The contest is open for participants up to the age of 35 to submit 5 to 10 original, high-quality photographs that have not been previously published, along with a declaration of intellectual property rights to ICESCO. Deadline for submissions is set for October 30, 2024.

    For more information on the Contest, please contact us at prixphotographie.kech@icesco.org

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