"Rīgas fotomēnesis" announcing iRIGA theme in July

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01-07-2013 A+ A-
iRIGA campaign continues on July. For the whole year, residents of Riga are invited to send their photos once a month covering several themes. This time it is "Pilsēta, kas dzied un dejo" ("City that sings and dances").

Catch the moment from Song and Dance Festival, take a picture of musicians and guests at some party event. Maybe you will find the right moment on the street where musicians play, or it could be some house party, as well, that is the invitation of organisers from "Rīgas fotomēnesis" ("Riga Photography Month").

Themes of iRIGA are announced in mass media once a month, but campaign organisers are waiting applicants during a full month. Photos can be taken with both professional camera or mobile phone. Application process for the 6th theme continues until 31 July adding photo to specially created Flickr group.

Photo needs to be taken in 2013 sent in full resolution. No more than 10 photos are allowed. To find more information about iRIGA, go to "Foto Kvartāls" ("Photo Quarter") online magazine.

Best works will be included in "Rīgas fotomēnesis 2014" exhibition iRIGA opening on May, 2014, in Riga during The European Capital of Culture programme. The most interesting works will get several valuable awards.

Campaign is curated by "Rīgas fotomēnesis" foundation: photographer and "Foto Kvartāls" editor Arnis Balčus, artist and curator Inga Brūvere, art historian Aiga Dzalbe, diplomat and photohrapher Imants Gross in cooperation with "Rīga 2014".

It will be the first remarkable photography festival in Riga taking place on May, 2014 in several Riga places. Various seminars, lectures, exhibitions and other activities will be available.

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