International Beekeeping Photography Competition 2019

20.03.2019 8:53:58
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The assessment panel (Brane Borštnik, Franc Šivic, Nataša Lilek, Marko Borko, Alessandro Manzano (Italy)) has assessed the photos in five subject categories: 1. Honey Bee and the World of Plants; 2. The Life of Bees (biology); 3. Beekeeping Tasks and Honey Bee Products; 4. Traditional or modern Bee House / Bee Yard; 5. World Bee Day, according to the predefined criteria (1. Expressiveness, 2. Originality, 3. Technical design, 4. Aesthetics. An additional criterion applies to the Traditional Bee House / Bee Yard subject category: 5. Orderly appearance of the bee house / beehives and the surroundings).
The panel has nominated three best pictures from each of the subject categories and amongst those chose three winning pictures for gold, silver, and bronze certificate. The award ceremony was held at the ApiSlovenia 2019 Fair on Sunday, 17 March 2019, in Celje, Slovenia.
Some statistics of the International Beekeeping Photography Competition. We have received 353 pictures from 64 participating authors that come from 18 different countries. Overview of the participants by country: 30 Slovenia, 8 Slovakia, 5 Germany, Poland, 2 Belarus, Ireland, 1 Czech, Egypt, Australia, Croatia, Finland, Mexico, Romania, Russia, Great Britain, Greece, Spain, Kenya.
 
The nominees in each of the subject categories were.

1. Honey Bee and the World of Plants
Il’šat Rišatovič Asmandijarov, Russia
Goran Jurjević, Croatia
Nikos Kokolakis, Greece

2. The Life of Bees
Il’šat Rišatovič Asmandijarov, Russia
Nikos Kokolakis, Greece
Milan Motyka, Czechia
 
3. Beekeeping Tasks and Honey Bee Products
Heikki Heinonen, Finland
Goran Jurjević, Croatia
Nikos Kokolakis, Greece

4. Traditional or modern Bee House / Bee Yard
Milan Motyka, Czechia
Goran Jurjević, Croatia
Sonja Kostevc, Slovenia

5. World Bee Day
Sonja Kostevc, Slovenia
Volker Sander, Germany
Sonja Kostevc, Slovenia

Bronze Certificate goes to: IL’ŠAT RIŠATOVIČ ASMANDIJAROV.
Silver Certificate goes to: MILAN MOTYKA.
Gold Certificate goes to: IL’ŠAT RIŠATOVIČ ASMANDIJAROV.


Congratulations to winning photographers, all the nominees as well as all the photographers who participated. We inivite you all to participate in the next Photo Competition 2020.

THE PHOTOGRAPHS ARE IN THE GALLERY BELOW