Alberto Modiano at 1st Beautiful Istanbul Photography Competition Jury
The awards of 2nd Istanbul Story Competition and 1st Beautiful Istanbul Photography Competition organized by the CHP (Republican People's Party) Istanbul Provincial Presidency Culture and Art Commission, themed 'Hope in Corona Days' and dedicated to healthcare workers in order to transform the increased feelings of despair and anxiety during the Covid-19 pandemic into hope through art, were presented.
The award ceremony took place in Kadiköy District Municipality Caddebostan Culture Center, in line with the pandemic regulations. CHP Istanbul Provincial Presidency with the 1st Beautiful Istanbul Photography Competition had targeted providing a common platform to bring together the photography lovers photographing the symbols of our beautiful Istanbul to enhance its corporate identity through social responsibility and artistic projects. The winners and the jurors of the competition, which brought together the photographs that would bring forth the beauty of each of Istanbul's districts that can be symbols of those districts, were rewarded their awards and commemorative plaques by Kemal Kiliçdaroğlu, the leader of CHP.
Besides the photography artist Alberto Modiano, Prof. Dr. Güler Ertan, Dilan Bozyel, Niko Guido, Gülsüm Hale Özcömert Coşkun, Gürcan Erdinç, and Tuğba Diner also took place in the jury of the competition that was dedicated to the healthcare workers.