6th January 2020.





Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads International Photo Contest

Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads photo contest offers young participants an international, virtual space. Here, they may freely express themselves while sharing their personal vision, thoughts and ideas regarding their common heritage of the Silk Roads.

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The visual arts, and in particular photography, are increasingly being used by today’s youth as a powerful tool for communication and self-expression. As such, they have the potential to play a significant role in raising awareness of the key issues facing our contemporary globalizing world. The annual Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads International Photo Contest offers an exciting opportunity for young people from all over the world to capture their understanding of the common heritage of the Silk Roads through the lens of their camera.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Photography.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Submission from 19 September 2019 to 6 January 2020.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The photography contest is open to everyone between 14 and 25 years old, Regardless of his or her country of residence, except employees of UNESCO and the donor, China World Peace Foundation, and their family members (parents, children, siblings and spouses).
  • To participate, minors must provide written permission from their legal guardian(s), No minors’ participation will be accepted by the Organization without their written permission.

Opportunity Cost


  • 1st Award:  A professional digital single-lens reflex camera equipped with 18-55mm lens.
  • 2nd Award: Semi-professional digital camera.
  • 3rd Award: Digital camera.

How to Apply

First Step: Go to the Participation page.

Second Step: Upload a maximum of 20 photographs:

  • Include a caption for each photograph or series of photographs, in digital format (JPEG or JPG)
  • The quality of the photographs must be at least 1,500 pixels wide for horizontal images and 1,500 pixels tall for vertical images.
  • The photographs must accurately reflect the theme, “Reveal the Silk Roads”, through representations of Gastronomy and Food Production, Music and Dance, and Traditional Sports and Games.

Note: For more information about the valid photos, check article 3 here.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Hesham Galal / Egypt

Reviewed by” Eman Fadel Ali / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team