This past weekend Rovinj hosted for the eleventh time the largest in the region international festival of art photography, organized by the company Astoria. Over 12,000 artworks were received in the categories Landscape, Portrait, Nude Photography, Documentary Photography, Architecture, Fashion and Art Concept. The international jury selected 20 finalists, of which 6 were from Croatia. Besides the exhibition of awarded artworks, other exhibitions were organized at several locations around the town, at the Batana Center for Visual Arts, Rovinj Heritage Museum, the Italian Community, Chruch Sv. Tome. The awards were presented to the winners of the competition at the Amarin Tourist Village.
Winners by categories:
Architecture: Kiril Shtrkov; Fashion: Nik Erik Neubauer;
Portrait: Zuzana Pustaiova;
Landscape: Sonja Žugić;
Nude/Body Photography: Tea Štokovac;
Documentary Photography: Nanna Heitmann;
Art Concept: Guram Chachanidze.