Travelling photo show to go on tour from Jan 29 | Thiruvananthapuram News


Thiruvananthapuram: An international photography exhibition will be held from February 13 to 24 in the city in connection with the kickoff of the first ever ‘Kerala Olympic Games’ in the city next month. A travelling photo show covering all districts is also set to go on tour as part of the games.
The travelling exhibition is due to begin its journey on January 29 from Payyoli, the birthplace of sprinter PT Usha, and will conclude on February 10 in Thiruvananthapuram.
The international photography exhibition to be held in the city is jointly co-ordinated by Kerala Media Academy, Press Union of Kerala and Kerala Olympic Association.
Along with photos, the exhibition will also feature some remarkable news stories presenting a timeline of the milestones in the history of Kerala sports.
Media Academy chairman Babu said that the exhibition will help young people get a better grasp of the sports history of Kerala.
The best photo from the photographs of the district-level games will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 50,000. The second and third place winners will be given Rs 25,000 and Rs 15,000 respectively.
The travelling photo show which is designed in a KSRTC bus will be an abridged version of the main photo exhibition with key pictures that throw light on the significant moments in the history of Kerala sports.
Special programmes will be conducted in which sportspeople will participate. The programmes are jointly coordinated by the press clubs and district Olympic associations in the respective districts, and will be held at the district centres.





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