Photography Contest

Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award 2021

Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award 2021

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Theme |

Several categories

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Eligibility |

Open to all

Entry Fees |


Prizes |

Cash Prize
The 20th edition of KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO AWARD, the biggest and the most prestigious photo contest in Georgia, is ready for you. The main goal of the AWARD is to link international photography to Georgia and to local photography. Announcement of the Photo Award worldwide intends to foster its international position. For the last several years the best photos of the contest were presented in Germany, Cologne, at Lichtblick Gallery and were shown projected in Arles and shown at Plovdiv Photomeetings, at Festival Circulations in France etc.

This year's categories include:

1. Documentary Series
2. Reportage
3. Conceptual Photo Project
4. Best One Shot
5. Mobile Photo - one shot

Entry fees will be used for the winners' prize fund 6000 USD. The winners in the first three categories will get 1500-1500 USD each. As for the Best One Shot winner will get 1000 USD, Mobile Photo - one shot category winner will get 500 USD.

Winners will be announced on the 7th of May, 2021. Due to a pandemic this year as well, Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award will be held online. Selected photos will be printed in the Kolga Tbilisi Photo annual catalogue. The photos might be featured in the Kolga Tbilisi Photo​ ​advertising campaign and printed media.

The names of the winners will be revealed by the international jury members:
Vanessa Winship​ - Photographer (UK)
George Georgiou​ - Photographer (UK)
Tina Schelhorn - Curator Galerie Lichtblick, Kolga Tbilisi Photo (GER)
Stefen Chow​ - Photographer (China)
Jens Friis ​- Publisher (DK)