What is Youth Photo Week?

Youth Photo Week proved itself as one of the largest events for young photographers in Croatia and the surrounding region. This is a unique project that promotes tourism potentials and beauties of Croatia through the art of photography, and also informs and educates young photographers and introduces them to the Croatian natural and cultural heritage, and various types of art. Youth Photo Week provides the young people with an opportunity for recognition, training, and competition, and provides the hosting city a full range of accompanying cultural events such as concerts, film screenings and exhibitions. The festival is held every year in a different city, and in its six years it has visited Kutina, Veli Losinj, Zadar, Pula and Karlovac twice. So far, the program involved more than 300 young photographers, and the organizers and participants receive many awards for their work and are a significant part of the regional cultural scene.

Programs
Jury 2017
  • Denis Stošić
    Denis Stošić

    Denis Stošić is a winner of several photography awards, including the most important Grand Prix for a journalism photograph at the Mundial Photo Festival in 2000. He has exhibited at the Zagreb Photography Salon, and participated at the World Press Photo contests as one of the representatives from Croatia.

  • Lili Zaneta

    Multiple winner of Youth Photo Week, award-winning photographer and student of the Academy of Drama Arts, Lili’s work will be part of the exhibition of students of the Academy of Drama Arts and she’ll be a member of the jury.

  • Dinko Neskusil

    Award-winning Karlovac photographer, president of the Karlovac Photo Club, the Grand Prix winner of Salon Vinkovci, first prize at Photodays in Rovinj, photos published in a series of newspapers and magazines. At Youth Photo Week, Dinko will be exhibiting photographs from the 1930s as well as have a role in the jury.

Youth Photo Week 2016

At the 6th Youth Photo Week which was held in Karlovac for the second time from 16th to 27th of August and involved over 60 talented artists between 16 and 21 years old. The sixth edition of Youth Photo Week was without a doubt the biggest so far, and in more than 10 days, the participants, but also all other interested visitors, could participate in as many as 6 different programs.

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