FRH Photo Competition 2022: Winner and finalists announced!

FRH Photo Competition 2022: Winner and finalists announced!

The winner and finalists of the FRH Photo Competition 2022 have been unveiled at the Annual General Meeting of FRH on 20 October 2022. The competition closed with 260 inspiring photos from over 30 countries.

André Boto (Portugal) has been selected as the overall winner for his outstanding photograph of the sunset over Silves’ historic centre, in the sunny southern region of Algarve, in which we can see the Cathedral and part of Igreja da Misericordia de Silves’ church with astounding majesty.

The eight finalists chosen by the jury are: Balog Zoltan (Romania), Mary Crnkovic Pilas (Croatia) and Szymon Wójcik (Poland) in the category of Artefacts; Abdul Momin (Bangladesh), Anne Ewart (UK) and Baruch Gian (Israel) in the category of People and Events; and Jahid Alam Apu (Bangladesh) and Josef Hinterleitner (Austria) in the category of Religious Buildings.

The competition has been judged by Turkish architect and photographer Rubi Asa, artist José Cobo Calderón, art historian and photographer Savina Lambert, heritage worker and photographer Snezana Negovanovic and President of the FRH Advisory Board and Head of Communications Lilian Grootswagers . You can find more detailed information about our jury here.

The Award Ceremony will take place at the Biennial Conference “European Sustainable Religious Heritage” that will be held in Lund, Sweden, between 20-22 April 2023.

FRH would like to thank all participants for their submissions, and for showcasing the beauty and relevance of religious heritage in such an artistic way!

See all finalists and winning photos:



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