The results of the UNESCO Intangible Turkish Cultural Heritage Photo Contest, organized to make Turkey's intangible cultural heritage more visible and document it with unique visuals, have been announced.
172 artists applied with a total of 462 photographs to the competition, which was held by the Traditional Arts Association with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. As a result of the evaluations, it was decided that 50 photographs would receive an award.
The jury member of the competition is Ahmet Akcan, Chairman of the Board of the Traditional Arts Association, and Assoc. Dr. Şehnaz Biçer, Member of the Board of the Association Dr. Zaliha Erdoğan Veçe, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism General Directorate of Research and Education, SOKÜM Department expert Döndü Akçay Odabaşı and photographers Cihat Hıdır and Tezcan Kıldıran.
In the photography contest, the first 25 contestants will receive 2 thousand liras, and the next 25 contestants will receive 500 liras.
The photographs will be used in promotional activities both at home and abroad and will be included in various exhibitions.
Top 25 Award-Winning Contestants
|Flame Tanrikorur||the last master|
|Cigdem Sort||Bread Bakery|
|Fatih Balaman||Writing Print|
|Fatma Nurdem Atay||coppersmith|
|Hakan Teacher||Wood Carving|
|Hasan Burak Durmus||Nowruz Fire|
|Hasal İçel||Carpet Field|
|Muhammet Ozen||Pottery Master|
|Musa Talasli||Copper Work|
|Joy Bee||Molasses Making|
|Orhan Bektas||Whirling Dervishes|
|Ramazan Cırakoglu||Wooden Crate Making|
|Şerife Kese Carpet||Hat|
|Şevki Karaca||Wood carving|
|Ufuk Turpcan||Tandoori Bread|
|Zihni Onur Caliskaner||Mangala|
Second 25 Contestants Awarded
|Adem Gules||Embroidery Girl|
|Flame Tanrikorur||Depiction Making in Shadow Play|
|Bilal Eskioglu||Rosary Master|
|Burak Turk||Hacivat Karagoz|
|Ekrem Kalkan||From Cocoon to Thread|
|Gursel Egemen Ergin||swordshield|
|Hilal Rana Faith||penman|
|Ibrahim Surmeneli||Traditional Mummy|
|Kamil Serhoşoğlu||Boxwood Spoon|
|Kazim Kuucu||Horse Cart Wheelman|
|Mehmet Yilmaz||Basket Making|
|Melih Sular||Yaren 2|
|Muzaffer Murat Ilhan||alemci|
|Osman Arsal||Yemeni Master|
|Ragip Yellow||Saddle Master|
|Sabahattin Ozveren||Full nelson|