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Shandong greets 5th FIAP Photo Meeting with passion

2017/8/9 16:21:08   source:Sdchina.com

Shandong welcomed more than 300 photographers from 42 countries on Aug. 7, marking the launching of the 9-day 5th FIAP Photo Meeting.

Local tourist attractions shine via the lenses of foreign photographers including Baotu Spring, Daming Lake, Qushuiting Street, Hundred Flower Pond, Water Lily Street, Kuanhou Street, and many other old streets in Jinan.

Approved by the Ministry of Culture and People's Government of Shandong Province, it is co-hosted by International Federation Photographic Art (FIAP), Shandong Tourism Development Commission, Shandong Provincial Department of Culture and Shandong International Culture Exchange Center.

The opening ceremony of the 5th FIAP Photo Meeting was held in Jinan, east China’s Shandong Province, Aug. 8, 2017.

Over 300 foreign photographers and thousands of domestic guests participated in the opening ceremony. In the hometown of Confucius, they appreciated the every glamour of the Oriental culture. The whole event will last for nine days in Shandong.

The group will visit Jinan, Qingdao, Zibo, Zaozhuang, Weifang, Jining, Tai’an and Liaocheng in the next nine days.

It’s reported that a series of international conferences, photo exhibitions, academic exchanges and cultural tourism promotions will be held during the meeting, including shooting activities on the theme of “Friendly Shandong”, International Image Art Exhibition of Silk Road Flavors and World Heritage, Image Art Exhibition of China's Intangible Cultural Heritage, Group Exhibition of Global Outstanding Photographers’ Classic Works, and many other large-scale photography exhibitions.

FIAP is the only international photographic organization endorsed by UNESCO with its headquarters in Luxembourg. FIAP Photo Meeting is a biennial international photography festival, which is widely knowned as the Olympics in the field of photography. Since 2007, it has been successfully held in Italy, Greece, Indonesia, and Cuba. This is the first time that the event takes place in China.

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