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Asia Photo Festival Circuit 2014


A growing list of photo festivals and events in the East, South and Southeast Asia Festival Circuit. We will be updating and adding to this list as we go.

Angkor Photo Festival

http://angkor-photo.com Siem Reap, Cambodia. Southeast Asia’s longest-running festival. 9 Editions held annually between November and December. Read our exclusive interview: 10 Years of Angkor Photo Festival: Interview With Francoise Callier.

Bangkok International Photo Festival

Bangkok, Thailand. To be announced. A new locally produced international photography festival scheduled for 2015.

Beijing Photo Biennal

www.photobiennial.com – Beijing, China. 1 Edition held from 24th October to 7th December, 2013. Organised by China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Ministry of Culture of P.R.C. and Beijing Municipal Government.

Chobi Mela International Festival Of Photography

www.chobimela.org – Dhaka, Bangladesh. 7 Editions held biannually between January and February. One of Asia’s most respected festivals founded by Shahidul Alam.

Daegu Photo Biennale

http://daeguphoto.com – Daegu, South Korea. 4 Editions held biannually between September and December.

Dali International Photography Exhibition

www.dipephoto.com – Dali City, China. 5 Editions held annually in August.

Delhi Photo Festival

www.delhiphotofestival.com – Delhi, India. 2 Editions held biannually between October and November. Produced by the India Habitat Centre and Nazar Foundation.

F28 Chiang Mai Month of Photography

http://www.f-28.org – Chiang Mai, Thailand. 1st Edition scheduled for February 2014. Produced by Documentary Arts Asia and The Chiang Mai University Faculty of Fine Art’s Photo Department.

Guizhou Photo China Original Photographic Exhibition

http://www.guizhou.co.uk/– Liupanshui, Guizhou, China. 6 Editions held annually in August. Produced by China News Service.

Higashikawa International Photo Festival

http://photo-town.jp – Higashikawa Town, Hokkaido, Japan. Includes Awards, held annually since 1985 between August and September. Organised by the Higashikawa Town Council.

Hong Kong International Photo Festival

www.hkphotofest.org – Hong Kong. 2 Editions held biannually between September and November. Produced by the Hong Kong Photographic Culture Association.

IPA Photo Books Show

invisiblephotographer.asia – Singapore. 2 Editions held between October and December. Specialty focus on Asia Photo Books. Produced by Invisible Photographer Asia.

Kuala Lumpur International Photography Biennale

http://klip.asia – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 1 Edition, Revival scheduled for August 2014. Program and details to be announced.

Kyotographie International Photography Festival

www.kyotographie.jp – Kyoto, Japan. 1 Edition. 2nd Edition scheduled for 19th April to 11th May 2014. Program to be announced.

Lianzhou International Photo Festival

http://www.lipfart.com – Lianzhou City, China. 8 Editions held annually between November and December. Produced by Guang Dong Government and Guangdong Museum of Art.

Lishui International Photography Festival

http://book.ofpix.com – Lishui, China. 4 Editions held biannually in November. Produced by China Photographers Association and Lishui local government.

Mt.Rokko International Photo Festival

http://rokkophotofestival.com – Kobe, Japan. 1 Edition, held annually between August and September. Organised by RAIEC – Mt.ROKKO Art Initiative for Education & Communication.

Obscura Festival

www.obscurafestival.com – Penang, Malaysia. 1 Edition held annually in June. Produced in conjunction with the George Town Festival.

Pingyao International Photography Festival

www.pip919.com – Pingyao, China. 13 Editions held annually in September. Established in 2001 and considered China’s longest-running and largest international photo festival.

PhotoPhnomPenh

www.institutfrancais-cambodge.com/ppp – Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 6 Editions held annually between November and December immediately after the Angkor Photo Festival. Produced by the Institut français of Cambodia.

Pondi Photo Festival

http://pondyart.org – Pondicherry, India. 1 Edition held in March, 2014.  Produced by Pondy ART.

Seoul Photo Festival

www.seoulphotofestival.com – Seoul, South Korea. 3 Editions held annually between November and December. Organised by the Seoul Metropolitan City.

Singapore International Photography Festival

www.sipf.sg – Singapore. 3 Editions held biannually in October. The 4th Edition is now calling for submissions. 4th Edition curators are Dr Charles Merewether, Dr Adele Tan, Tay Kay Chin, and Alexander Supartono.

Tokyo Photo Festival

http://www.tokyophoto.org – Tokyo, Japan. 5 Editions held annually between September and October. Fair Style.

Taipei Art Photo Fair

www.tac-art.com – Taipei, Taiwan. 1 Edition held annually in September. Fair Style. Organised by the Taiwan Art Connection.

Taipei Photography Festival

http://www.arttree.tw/tpf.htm – Taipei, Taiwan. 1 Edition held annually between November to December.

Vision International Image Festival

www.visionimagefestival.com – Bali, Indonesia. 1 Edition held so far during 5th–20th October 2013. Organised by Indonesia Horizon.

Xishuangbanna Foto Festival

www.photoint.net/zhuanti/xishuangbanna – Jinghung City, China. 2 Editions held between January and February. Produced by Publicity Department of CPC of Xishuangbanna Prefecture and Yunnan Photographers Association.

Yangon Photo Festival

www.yangonphoto.com – Yangon, Myanmar. 6 Editions held annually between January and February. Produced by Institut français de Birmanie.

 


Festival Pictures

Zhuang Wubin, Wang Xi and other winners at Award ceremony at the Xishuangbanna Foto Festival 2014.

Zhuang Wubin, Wang Xi and other winners at Award ceremony at the Xishuangbanna Foto Festival 2014.

Cuong Do Manh with Robert Pledge, CEO of Contact Press Images, and festival team at 6th Guizhou Photo Festival

Cuong Do Manh with Robert Pledge, CEO of Contact Press Images, and festival team at Guizhou Photo China Original Photographic Exhibition.

Che' Ahmad Azhar and Kosuke Okahara at IPA Photo Books Show 2013.

Che’ Ahmad Azhar and Kosuke Okahara at IPA Photo Books Show 2013.

Angkor Photo Festival.

Angkor Photo Festival.

Ian The at IPA Photo Books Show 2013.

Ian The at IPA Photo Books Show 2013.

Award ceremony at the Xishuangbanna Foto Festival 2014.

Award ceremony at the Xishuangbanna Foto Festival 2014.

Angkor Photo Festival 2011.

Francoise Callier, Andri Tambunan and Yumi Goto at Angkor Photo Festival 2011.

Gwen Lee at Singapore International Photography Festival

Gwen Lee at Singapore International Photography Festival

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  2. There’s a photo contest ongoing for the Sinulog festivities in Cebu, Philippines. Subjects should be related to the Sinulog festivities.

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