Anadolu Agency to participate Visa Pour l'Image 2014

The Anadolu Agency to participate for the first time in the international photojournalism festival.

The Anadolu Agency will participate for the first time in the Visa Pour l'Image 2014 Perpignan international photojournalism festival together with world’s leading news agencies and photojournalists.

Exhibitions of Visa Pour l'Image will be open from Aug. 30 to Sept. 14 in Perpignan, a city in southern France. The festival, held since 1989, is visited by around 150,000 people each year.

Anadolu Agency will participate for the first time in the professional week of the festival to be held from Sept. 1 to Sept. 7.

Anadolu Agency's Deputy Director-General Yilmaz Yaman, Visual News Editor-in-Chief Ahmet Sel together with marketing units of the agency will take part in the “Anadolu Images” stand.

Anadolu Agency Director-General and Board Chairman Kemal Ozturk will visit the important festival.

Anadolu Agency photojournalists' photos from conflict zones will be also be projected on a huge screen during “projection nights” of the festival.

Anadolu Agency, during the days of Visa Pour l'Image festival, will also promote the “Istanbul Photo Awards,” to be held in 2015.

Anadolu Agency is to hold the "Istanbul Photo Awards" in the scope of its centennial vision, aiming to become one of the world’s top five news agencies by 2020, its 100th anniversary.

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