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Website and press mention First International Biennial of Photography Alvaro Noboa in Guayaquil

Aperture speech by the bussinessman Álvaro Noboa.

Aperture speech by the bussinessman Álvaro Noboa.

After the grand opening and awards ceremony of the First International Biennial of Photography Alvaro Noboa, organized by the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum in Guayaquil, Ecuadorean newspapers like El Universo and El Comercio have highlighted its execution. Likewise, the television media Telerama has made a report about the event.

Meanwhile, the website www.yolomando.com, which informed to the community of photographers artists about the contest, also announced the winners of the competition.

In the reportage of the N’Boga program of the TV channel Telerama, is mentioned the participation of 200 photographs of artists from all over the world, as well as the works are shown and the winners of the competition are mentioned,who were chosen by a jury of experts.

They also did a short interview to the businessman and philanthropist, Alvaro Noboa, sponsor of the competition. Mr. Noboa said to the ecuadorian media he was satisfied by the large number of participants and this event is another contribution to art, not only for Ecuadoreans but for the entire world.

Businessman Alvaro Noboa has the same mission as the website www.yolomando.com, which is: give a chance of recognition to amateur and professional photographers, in addition to promote photography as an art.

This website, besides providing printing services, has a fairly updated section on photo competitions for its users and other photographers who want to learn about the world of photography.

The awards ceremony of the Biennial of Photography Alvaro Noboa was published in ecuafarras.com

Picture for the first place by Begoña lozano.

Picture for the first place by Begoña lozano.

The ecuafarras.com website has published the opening of he First International Biennial of Photography Alvaro Noboa. In the text, the participation of over 200 photographers from all over the world in the competition organized by the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum is mentioned.

It also highlights the participation of businessman Alvaro Noboa, who announced the winners and “was pleased with the response of the people to the contest and also the quality of the works,” described the website.

It also names the winners of the first, second and third place, as well as the honorable mentions and the four judges: Chantal Fontaine, Priscilla Parker, Fabian Peñaherrera and Eduardo Salvador, who chose the best photographs.

Ecuafarras.com made a reminder of the photo exhibition in the museum in Guayaquil, until next February 28th.

Contest awards Alvaro Noboa was mentioned in El Universo daily

Begoña Lozano win the first place in the contest. Foto de Francisco Bravo

Begoña Lozano win the first place in the contest. Foto de Francisco Bravo

Last Friday, January 30, the Ecuadorian national newspaper, El Universo, made a publication on the award of the First International Biennial of Photography Alvaro Noboa, organized by the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum in Guayaquil.

The newspaper covered the awards ceremony, held last Wednesday, February 28th.  In its note of the contest, the winners were named: the Spanish Begoña Lozano, who won the first place, the Cuban Harold Ferrer, the second plsce and the Ecuadorian Edison Ruilova, the third.

The note includes other details such as the awards and the number of countries participating in this event.

Furthermore, it was also recalled that the 200 photographs that participated in the contest will be exhibited at the museum until next February 28th.