Nepal Tourism Board NTB has finally come up with the photos that have made it to the top five list of the photo contest ‘Nepal From Your Window’. The five photos that have been entitled to cash prize of Rs 10,000 each are:
The winners have been evaluated 50 percent on the basis of judge’s selection and the remaining 50 percent on online voting. Senior photo journalist and the current representative of European pressphoto agency EPA for Nepal Mr. Narendra Shrestha was the judge for the contest that is based on originality, technical excellence and artistic merit. The photo contest was launched on April 29, 2020 to provide an opportunity for all the photographers, aspiring/ established to communicate visually the beautiful sceneries of Nepal, as well as share ideas to reflect how beautiful Nepal is. Photo submissions were accepted from the date of announcement till May 31st, 2020, whereas online voting session started from June 1-15, 2020. The contest saw a huge volume of participation, with more than 500 approved photos.
NTB has been organizing #photoNepalexhibitions regularly since the last four years. With the responsive portal, any user can send pictures they have captured in Nepal portraying the natural beauty, culture, heritage, and traditions of Nepal or any related with tourism.
photoNepal.travel initiation of Nepal Tourism Board has now over 20 thousand pictures and 10 thousand members. Any individual can sign up and upload pictures in the website, which need to be approved by the NTB.