The European Union (EU) in Egypt announced the three winners of the 11th edition of its Annual Photography Competition with the theme of "Description of Modern Egypt". 197 people participated in the competition, submitting more than 530 photos from various cities and governorates around Egypt.
The jury selected Mr. Mohamed Wardany Mostafa as the first winner. Mr. Mostafa's photo is entitled "Draw your Dream" and was captured in Burullus, Kafr El-Shiekh. The second-place winner is Mr. Ali Raafat Ali Mahlies with the photo entitled “Stranger in the Train", taken on a train travelling from Cairo to Alexandria. The third winner is Mr. Mohamed Mostafa Reyad Saleh with the photo "Traveller", captured at Cairo Railway Station.
The first three winners will receive awards from the EU in Egypt. The EU's 2019 desk calendar will feature the top 12 photos. There will also be a special award ceremony and an exhibition featuring the top 30 photos on the 13th of December at Bayt Al-Sinnari, organised in cooperation with Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The exhibition will be open for public from 15 to 19 December.