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“Running Alongside Lavenders”

Ankara, October 2016

 As part of the ‘The Future is in Tourism’ which is being implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, United Nations Development Programme and Anadolu Efes, three project ideas are sponsored each year. The winners for the Photography Competition held as part of the project sponsored for the 2016 period, ‘The Village that Smells Like Lavender Project’ have been announced.

27 people submitted 120 photos for the competition, which had the main theme of lavender. The winner of the competition was Gülden Özenli with her photography titled “Running Alongside Lavenders” Mehmet Müsebbih Ergin came in second with his photograph titled “Lavender” and Ayla Bağ came in third with her photograph titled “Calloused Hands.” Additionally, 50 photographs chosen among those submitted for the competition will appear in the Photograph Exhibition planned to be held in November.