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Sep. 02, 2013
The Incredible Belastisa Photo Contest starts on 1st September 2013. The main goal of the Contest is to select photos presenting the beauty of the region of Belasitsa/Belles Mountain situated in three countries (Bulgaria, Greece and FYR Macedonia).
Everyone is welcome to take part does not matter if you are a professional photographer or just a nature lover with a camera. The only requirement is to have pictures from Belasitsa Mountain or its surrounding.

The 45 best photos selected from the contest will be used for elaboration of a traveling exhibition promoting Belasitsa as an eco-tourism destination and will be published on the web portal

Photographs will be accepted under three major categories: Nature, People and Culture via email in an electronic format. Submission e-mail address:

Naturally the authors of the first three photographs in each category will receive awards - comfortable trekking backpacks, tourist guidebooks, maps and T-shirts. The ones qualified at first place in each category will get additional surprise awards.

• Submission Period: from 1st September to 30th October 2013
• Winners Announced: November 15th 2013

The Incredible Belastisa Photo Contest is organized in the frame of the project “Belasitsa Beyond Borders - Transboundary Cooperation along the Balkan Green Belt” which is jointly implemented by the Bulgarian Biodiversiy Foundation – Branch Belasitsa (Bulgaria), EuroNatur (Germany), Belasitsa Nature Park Directorate (Bulgaria), The Management authority of Lake Kerkini (Greece) and EA Planetum – Strumica (FYR Macedonia). The project is co-financed by German Federal Environmental Foundation (Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt, DBU).

Here can be found more information and entry form.
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