The 7th Yangon Photo Festival, culminated on February 21st during the Yangon Photo Night. 1200 people attended the awarding ceremony presided by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi showing stories shooted by Myanmar photographers. From the pool of 80 photo-essays submitted, 16 stories from Shan state, Kachin State, Myeik, Dawei, Yangon and Mandalay were brought to the public attention documenting environmental and social issues.
The following photographers and their work were distinguished during and evening of screenings :
1st prize- Minzayar- “Peace be with you”
2nd prize- Hkun Lat- “Fog of war”
3rd prize – Pyay Kyaw Aung – “Give him a chance”
4th prize – Ko Myo – Brothers
5th prize – Sai Htin Linn Htet – “A New family”
6th prize – Minzayar – “In need of loving care”
Congratulations to all participants!