Winners of Tirana Photo Festival 2022
The annual festival that gathers young people passionate about photography was a success this year as well, which was the fourth edition taking place. The awards ceremony, which was held on October 8th in the lobby of the National Historical Museum, has already become a tradition. Present at the ceremony were the Deputy Mayor of Tirana, Mr. Andi Seferi and many other artists, who greeted the festival and donated prizes to the winners.
The festival was organized by DMO Albania with the support of the Municipality of Tirana and the Ministry of Culture. The festival lasts two weeks from September 9-23, where during this week the exhibition with 100 finalist photos on the first floor of the National Historical Museum is open to the public.
The winners of this edition:
First prize: Joni Margjeka
Second prize: Çmimi i dytë i Festivalit (30 000 lekë) Nina Kanina-fituese e konkursit foto seri nga Shqiperia
-Sotjon Gaspari. Foto fituese (Emigrimi, foto ne aeroportin “Nene Tereza”. 10 000 lekë
Griseld Hoxha. Foto fituese (Rinia ne kafe) 10 000 lekë
Special awards :
Saimir Kalbaj’s photo was praised for the awareness message to promote Albania but also to protect the enviroment. Price value 10,000 ALL
The prize of the seasonal competitions of VisitTirana, winner Luljeta Mustafaj. Price value 10 000 ALL.
Award offered by EjAlbum, a portfolio of works by Fabiola Muhollari.
Best video awards
Duli Kasmi for the drone video from Sylbica, Tropoja (10 000 ALL). Brian Hoxha & Ledio Hysi for the promotional video of Albania (10 000 ALL).
In the framework of the festival were organized two photography workshops sponsored by Arena Center. The courses were two days developed on different days, the first day theory and the second day practice with lecturers Soela Zani and Albert Cmeta.