DUPS 4th National Photography Festival 2017

Dhaka University Photographic Society(DUPS) and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy are going to organize 4th National Photography Festival.

The aim of 4th National Photography Festival is to encourage young photography enthausiasts and to create a platform that connects photographers as a unit.

The central focus of the festival is national photography competition and exhibition. Participants of the exhibition are School, College, University students and  Freelance/ Professional photographers.

Dhaka University Photographic Society will  give Lifetime Achievement Award to legendary portrait photographer Nasir Ali Mamun on the closing ceremony of the festival.

Festival Schedule:

29 July
10:00am:    Rally, TSC, University of Dhaka
04:00pm:   Opening Ceremony, Jatiya Chitrashala, Bangladesh
Shilpakala Academy.

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Press Release of 4th National Photography Festival 2017

Dhaka university photographic society and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy are jointly going to organize the 4th national photography festival 2017. Photography competition and exhibition are the main attraction of this festival. The exhibition will be held from 29 July to 31 July 2017 in gallery no. 6 of Jatiya Chitrashala, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. This exhibition is open for all.
In this exhibition, 111 single photographs of the young photographers of different schools, colleges, universities and also professional or freelancer photographers will be exhibited. There will be 3 different photo stories too.
This festival will be started with a grand rally at 10am on 29th July in TSC. Honorable Vice Chancellor of Dhaka University AAMS Arefin Siddique will be present there. The inauguration and the prize giving ceremony both will be held in Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Asaduzzaman Noor MP- Honorable Cultural Ministry, Peoples Republic of Bangladesh, will be present as our Chief Guest in this program.
The Closing Ceremony will be held on 31st July. Dhaka University Photographic Society will honor the respected portrait photographer Nasir Al- Mamun with Lifetime Achievement Award on that day. His biography and eight of his photographs will be exhibited on the festival.

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DUPS 4th National Photography Festival 2017

Photography enthusiasts of Bangladesh!
Dhaka University Photographic Society (DUPS) is back with its most awaited national festival of the year. After the successful ending of the 3rd National Photography Festival DUPS is proud to present its “4th National Photography Festival 2017”.

We aim to unite the innovative newcomers as well as professionals who will lead the eyes of thousands of spectators on a quest for beauty and truth, exposing their souls with tales of reality, mood & sign under a common platform. We believe in exploring your talents from own perspectives.
DUPS believes in exploring all the talents from own visual perspectives.

“Call for Photographs” is open now.

Photo Submission Starts: 25 May, 2017 (00:00:00 BD Local Time)
Last Date of Submission: 10 July, 2017 (23:59:59 BD Local Time)

Who Can Participate:
Submission is open to all Bangladeshi photographers through the following

Group A: School and College students
Group B: University Students
Group C: Professional Photographers
Group D: Photo Story / Series
Group E: Only for DUPS members

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