By Afra Jin／Hellosanya
On November 16th a press conference and launch ceremony for The First 2018 Hellosanya International Photography Contest & Exhibition kicked off at the Sanya Bay Mangrove Tree Resort. Guests at the conference included Vice Investigator of Sanya Municipal Commission of Tourism Development Mr. Yang Yi, Director of Sanya Cultural industry office Mr. Chen Weifeng, General Secretary of Road Economic Alliance Ms.Zhuli, Director of Hainan Quality Exchange Centre Mr. Bao Zheng, Executive Director of Sanya Holiday international travel service co.ltd Mr. Li Yunhao, Manager of Sanya OFIA Culture Media Co.Ltd, Mr.Yang Kun, Vice CEO of Wuzhizhou Island Mr. Yang Xiaohai, Deputy of China Photographers Association Mr. Meng Mingzhu.
The First 2018 Hellosanya International Photography Contest & Exhibition is scheduled to be held from November 28th to December 7th. Photography exhibitions, photography forums, conferences, an award ceremony, and other cultural activities will take place over the 10-day event.
The event is expected to play an important role in responding to the need for the accelerated development and opening up of Hainan to build it into an international center of tourism and consumption.
This year is the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Hainan Province. It is an experimental trial in the process of Hainan’s internationalization to invite 30 photographers from 20 different countries to come to Sanya. We are looking forward to seeing the beauty of Sanya through their lenses.
The event is divided into 2 parts：
Part 1: From November 28th to 30th photographers will collect resources at scenic spots and bay areas.
Part 2: From December 1st to 7th there will be a photography exhibition.
The theme of The First 2018 Hellosanya International Photography Contest & Exhibition will be presenting the great changes since the reform and opening-up. To deliver an international professional and innovative event, organizers will integrate the best tourism resources Sanya has to offer.
The First 2018 Hellosanya International Photography Contest & Exhibition is guided by the Publicity Department of the CPC of Sanya and the Sanya Tourism Development Committee. Organized by the Sanya City Cultural Industry Association and Sanya OFIA Culture Media Co.Ltd. Hosted by Sanya Art Gallery Hainan Waiguoren Technoledgy Co. Ltd. jointly organized by Hainan Photographers Association and Sanya Photographers Association.
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