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Asia-Europe Forum For Young Photographers 2006: Manila Urban Youth

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21 Aug 06 - 28 Aug 06 Asia-Europe Foundation Culture Department Asia-Europe Forum For Young Photographers Culture

Manila (The Philippines)


The event saw the participation of 21 promising young photojournalists and four resource persons from ASEM member countries. It featured presentations by tutors, a practical two-day assignment for the participants, reviews of the assignment, and a final public presentation.


- Create a network of young talented photographers from Europe and Asia and discuss the professional commonalities and differences in their working environments

- Draw attention to the opportunities that both markets provide and the business attitudes in both regions; discuss potential sales strategies

- Improve the understanding of documentary photography and photojournalism; develop a better sense for excellent and new aesthetic approaches


World Press Photo

The Philippine Center for Photojournalism


The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (Philippines)

Asahi Shimbun (Japan)

Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Hogeschool Gent Belgium)

Japan Foundation Manila Office

Funded by the European Union
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