Dear friends and lovers of Photography,

We are pleased to announce that the annual Competition in contemporary photography, in seven official categories, has just opened. All applicants can send their work by January 31, 2020.

The thirteenth edition of Rovinj Photodays is open to all international photographers under the banner:

International Competition of Contemporary Photography – 13th Rovinj Photodays, 2020.

The competition starts on December 2, 2019 on

Photographers can send in their work in one or more official categories according to competition rules and procedures.

Competition dates for 2020: December 2, 2019 to January 31, 2020.

Names of the finalists will be announced through the official festival webpage and the media. Every year photographers and their selected photographs are being promoted through a travelling exhibition, a catalogue, the official festival website, various media announcements and on all festival promotional material.

Grand Prix award – The jury will choose the overall winner of the Festival – a Grand Prix Winner who will get a one-person show and a catalogue during the Photodays festival exhibition at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.

Winners are officially announced during the Rovinj Photodays closing party held in May.

All winners receive the official statuette ‘Kadar’, an invite to stay in Rovinj for the formal awards giving party May 9th 2020, at the organizer’s expense, and a participation in the touring exhibition.

A formal festival closing party will be held in Rovinj on May 8 – 10, 2020. The official programme will be announced 60 days earlier. In addition to the big exhibition of work by the finalists, we will host a number of other interesting exhibitions, workshops and lectures.

We are at your disposal for any additional questions you may have and wish you success with your applications.


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