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The 5th CHIPP kicks off in March 2009

2008-12-29 16:09:29

The 5th China International Photo Contest (CHIPP) is scheduled to be held from Mar. 21 to 25, 2009 in Songjiang District, Shanghai.

CHIPP, an annual photography contest organized by China Photo Journalism Society with the theme of ¡°peace and development¡±, has been successfully he

ld in four consecutive years in Shenzhen and Shanghai. It has now become one of the world¡¯s most influential press photography contests.

One important change of the upcoming Contest, as pointed out by the 5th CHIPP organizing committee Chairman Yu Ning, is that the first workshop of the Contest will be open at the prize award night in May, giving participants opportunities to interact with prominent photography experts from home and abroad as well as with the prize-winning photographers.

Songjiang District sits in southwestern Shanghai. A one-time main urban center for the city, it has a highly interesting culture and architecture scene.