Organizing Committee Conference photos by Wang Xiuqing
On February 3, 2018 8:30 a.m., the Organizing Committee Conference and Judging Conference of 17th China International Photographic Art Exhibition was conducted in Songshan Hotel of Zhengzhou, China. Zheng Gengsheng, Executive Vice President of China Photographers Association. Zhang Junfeng, Member of CPC Zhengzhou Municipal Committee, Director of Publicity Department. Liu Dong, Deputy Mayor of Zhengzhou Municipal Government. Peng Wenling, Deputy Secretary General of China Photographers Association. Zhao Yingxin, Director of China Photographic Publishing House. Chen Jing, Deputy Director of International Liaison Department of China Photographers Association. And Xu Daqing, Director of Leading Board of Zhengzhou Federation of Literary and Art Circles and judges attended the conference. Liu Dong, Deputy Mayor of Zhengzhou Municipal Government preside over the conference.
The conference introduced the statistics and name list of judge groups. Zhang Junfeng introduced the general and development situation of Zhengzhou overview, he hoped that through an objective and professional perspective of experts select some excellent works for the 17th China International Photographic Art Exhibition, work together to create the China International Photographic Festival to an art feast. Zheng Gengsheng proposed that this China International Photographic Festival is the second cooperation between China Photographers Association and the Zhengzhou Municipal People's Government. Both sides attach great importance to the preparation and organization of this China International Photographic festival judging conference. He hoped that through this exhibition, we will actively practice the core values of socialism with Chinese characteristics, tell the good stories of China with the appeal of photography, disseminate the Chinese voices, interpret the Chinese characteristics, and promote the photography cultural exchanges with other countries in the world through the attractiveness of images.
The China International Photographic Art Exhibition has collected 230,987 photographic works from 109 countries and regions. The organizing committee invited 13 judges from the United States, Australia, Italy, Spain, Israel, the Mainland of China and Hong Kong. These judges will be rigorously judge the submitted works and 300 works will be selected. This judging conference will continue until February 8,2018.