MUSCAT: The Omani Photography Society (OPS) of the Sultan Qaboos Higher Centre for Culture and Science celebrated the opening of the exhibition of the Youth Photography Contest held by the Cultural Committee of Muscat Festival 2018 in cooperation with OPS under the auspices of Ricardo Bossi, President of the International Federation of Photographic Arts. The opening of the exhibition, which was held in the Student Centre, Middle East College, is part of the activities of Oman International Photography Forum.
The event included a presentation of the participating works in the competition and the opening of the exhibition which included 86 pictures of 54 photographers of youth under the age of 20 years, in addition to 124 pictures of 71 photographers under 15 years. The jury of the contest announced the results of the competition, where Imad bin Saleh al Raqadi won the first place for the youth under 20-year category. In the category of youth under 15 years, Osman bin Asaad al Mijni won the first place. At the end of the ceremony, the sponsor of the event honoured the winners and members of the jury. — ONA