VOHH FOTO FEST is a Biennial, Month long, International photography-festival in Chittagong, Bangladesh. After successful first Edition in the year 2018 (March), VOHH (Voice of Humanity and Hope) is going to organize second International Photography festival. Entry is FREE and open for worldwide. This time, we are looking for long-term documentary projects in depth, which can play significant role for Humanity and our Planet. You have a great chance to win The Title "VOHH Documentary Photographers of the Year" and opportunity to participate in the Prestigious, Unique and Typical, Metaphoric Exhibitions. Winners work will be shown and highlight at VOHH website, as well International Exposure.
1st “VOHH FOTO FEST” was held In the Art Galleries, Rural communities, Villages, Sea and River areas, Streets, Garbage-Dump-yard, slums, factories, even in jungle, wild environment and among the tribes(This Edition even more). The purpose of this photography festival is, to convey to the all kind of people. Our aim is to spread photographic revolution, to make awareness for Social Development and Environment. Those backward places have been selected for exhibition, where improvement and awareness is needed. VOHH FOTO FEST is a massage to the worldwide and that is, photography for humanity. Second VOHH FOTO FEST will take place the whole month of March but the main event will be March 04 to March 10, and after that it'll be moving around the city CHITTAGONG and then Bangladesh. March 4 (2016) is the birthday of VOHH.
First VOHH FOTO FEST jury was, "SAMER MOHDAD" from "Arab Image","SVETLANA BACHEVANOVA" from "FotoEvidence Press", "EILEEN MIGNONI" from "Alexia Foundation" and "BARBARA SILBE" from "EyesOpen Magazine". Worldwide storytellers, artists and photojournalists, send nearly 1000 stories from 44 Countries around the world; Honorable Jury selected 20 best stories among them. And the first "VOHH FOTO FEST-Gold Medal" winner was Spanish freelance photojournalist "Alejandro Martinez Velez" for his story "Migrants in Belgrade". Runners Up: Belgian photojournalist "Alain Schroeder" for his story "Living for Death" and Hungarian Documentary photographer "Simon Móricz-Sabján" for his story "Closed borders".
We are looking for long-term documentary projects, which can play significant role for Humanity and our Planet. Send us your Long Term Projects, story of Humanity. It can be War, Conflicts, Migrations, Environmental Issues, Hidden World, Photo Journalism, Daily Coverage, Aftermath, Social Issue, Social Documentary, Portraits, Contemporary Issues, human condition, social change, humanitarian concern, interpersonal, psychological, cultural, Scientific, Political Significance, Violation of Human Rights and dignity. Even: Nature, Fine Arts, Daily life, Festival, Wild life, Still life, Streets, Land Scape, Sports,Architecture, Story of a community as a positive or Negative sense, as a joyful or sorrow but should be truth and should be a link with HUMANITY. Show us a massage, a hope to change the world. VOHH want to highlight your project for Humankind.
Top 10 Long Term Projects, winners of the entries will be chosen by judge panel and titled "VOHH Documentary Photographers of the Year" and opportunity to participate in the Exhibitions. VOHH will cover the full cost of the traveling exhibition and opening receptions. International Press Exposure as well and winners work will be shown and Highlight at VOHH website. Some of the Winner will be interviewed at VOHH Magazine.
VOHH Following the ethical photojournalistic standards of: World Press Photo, National Press Photographers Association and Pictures of the Year International
Make a PDF file by attaching your Project Title and Project Description and 30 to 50 photographs. PDF file size must not exceed 5mb. Named the PDF file by Your name and Story name. Alongside don’t forget to include your Name, Email, Headshot (Under 500kb), Postal Address, Contact Number, and Short Biography within 100 Words in the email. So, in the email, please include your Name, Email, Headshot (Under 500kb), Postal Address, Contact Number, and Short Biography within 100 Words and in the PDF file, please include Project Title and Project Description and 30 to 50 photographs. Send us your project by this email
Founder Director and Curator of VOHH FOTO FEST
Founder Director of VOHH Photography Institute
Founder of VOHH Magazine and VOHH Foundation