The Russian Civilization
International Photo Contest
"Russian Civilization" photo contest was held for the first time in 2017. It was a part of Russian state program "Implementation of the state national policy", approved by the Government of the Russian Federation. The photo contest is organized by the Federal Agency for Nationalities Affairs.
The contest mission was quite a challenge: to understand and convey what "Russian civilization" is today. On September 19, 2017 the organizers and the jury announced the names of the first 17 winners from 16 cities of Russia and the world.
“Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest shall be held with the aim of harmonizing multinational relations and ethnocultural development of Russian peoples by attracting nationals' attention to the sources and traditions of the Russian culture.
Both professional photographers and amateurs aged 18 and above, of any sex, place of residence and occupation can send their works for the contest.
Federal Agency for the Affairs of Nationalities, the chairman of the jury
theater and film actress, TV presenter, public figure
Photographer, traveler, honorary member of WWF-Russia
A photographer, a traveler, the author of one of the popular instagram accounts of Russia
Photographer, Director, author and lecturer on photography at School of photography
An actress and the author of the show "Ural Dumplings", a public figure
Photographer, journalist, columnist
The author and curator of the cultural-exhibition project "Art Centre. Moscow"
Russian photographer and designer
Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cultural Cooperation.
A photographer, a distinguished Cultural Figure of the Russian Federation, the winner of many Russian and international photo contests including World Press Photo
An Expert Urbanist, the founder of the architectural town-planning bureau MASTER'S Plan