Silk Road Youth International Photography Competition 2019

Submission Deadline: 30/07/2019


In 2013, Mr. Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China proposed “The Belt and Road” initiative, calling on the countries along the two silk roads to abide by ancient wisdom and traditional friendship, to use the historical symbol of the ancient silk road, to uphold the banner of peaceful development and actively develop economic cooperation partnership, to work together to build a community of shared interests, common destiny and shared responsibility featured by political mutual trust, economic integration and cultural inclusion.

In August, 2017, the 5th FIAP Photo Meeting was held in Shandong province, China, during which, “Silk Road Photographic Organization International Alliance” was formally established by the signature of 39 B&R countries, and “Qingdao Declaration” was also released to take “inheriting the spirit of silk road, focusing on the Belt and Road, innovating cooperation and development and integrating reciprocity and win-win strategy” as the tenet of the union, to take the communication in the field of photography as the link, to promote cross-boundary integration and innovative development of multiculturalism and strengthen the mutual understanding and cultural exchanges among member states and regions.

We welcome adolescent photography enthusiasts from all Silk Road countries to participate in “the Silk Road Youth International Photography Competition”. Welcome youth organizations, photography groups, schools of all B & R countries to participate in the organizing, planning and promotion of the competition. Welcome all institutions dedicated to the Belt and Road construction, personal attention, support to the competition, information providing and assistance to competitors. Welcome all media to keep reporting on the competition. “The Silk Road Youth International Photography Competition” under the common efforts of all parties, will become a platform of cultural exchange between Belt and Road adolescents, making photograph, the art form with nearly 180 years of history, to glow wit.




The Organizing Committee Of Beijing International Photography

Silk Road Photographic Organization International Alliance

The Photojournalist Society Of China

China Millennium Monument · World Art Museum


Silk Road Youth International Photography Competition Organizing Committee

China Millennium Monument ·World Art Center


Beijing Green Future Environment Foundation

Beijing International Arts & Photography Foundation

Studio of Masters


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