Photo Journalists’ Association (PJAG) in association with the Directorate of Art and Culture is organising a photo exhibition, felicitation, and prize distribution of the state level photo contest on the occasion of ‘World Photography Day’ on August 19 at 10:30 a.m. at Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto. The contest was organised by PJAG.
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will be the chief guest for the event while the guest of honour will be minister for art and culture, Govind Gaude.
Director, department of art and culture, Gurudas Pilarnekar and director, department of information and publicity, Meghana Shetgaonkar will be the special invitees.
In the school category, the five best prizes will be given to Saraa Sansgiri of Ravindra Kelekar Dnyanmandir, Vidhyanagar, Margao; Nash Angwyn Lopes of Fairyland High School, Goa Velha; Gargi G Shetkar of Dr K B Hedgewar High School, Cujira; Arnan Jonathan Dias of Sharada Mandir School, Miramar, and Saloni Sanjay Nagde of New Goa’s GS Amonkar Vidya Mandir, Mapusa.
Apart from this, 20 of the best photographs were selected by a panel of judges. The list comprised of photos by Nash Angwyn Lopes; Samarth Updesh Kossembe; Ketan Suresh Naique of Fairyland High School, Goa Velha; Urvi N Kambli, Bal Bharati Vidya Mandir, Ribandar; Prachi Atmaram Gauns, Shri Bhumika High School, Keri; Yeshashvi L Kuttikar, Bal Bharati Vidyamandir Ribandar; Gargi G Shetkar and Manasvi N Majik of Dr K B Hedgewar High School, Cujira; Shrikrishnna Rama Naik, Progress High School, Sanquelim; Suyash S Chodankar, Sharada English High School Marcela; Vedarth Vivek Joshi, Dr KB Hedgewar, Cujira; Snusha Samir Shirodkar, GS Amonkar Vidyamandir; Ayush A Salgaonkar, Dnyanprassarak Vidhyalaya, Mapusa; and Liane Rossetti Nunes, St Therese’s High School, Vasco.