SOL Barbados & British High Commission boost “Arts in Motion” Photography competitions: $30K at stake

SOL Caribbean and Photo Finish are proud sponsors of the Summer Arts Festival‘s latest initiative… Prize monies totalling more than $30,000 and the competitions will run through the Crop Over season to allow further entries inspired by events in Barbados, thanks to both SOL and the British High Commission.

Ronnie Carrington, doyen of Barbados’ photographic community, launched the Arts in Motion photography competitions at a ceremony at the British High Commission on Friday.

He commented that it was the goal of Arts in Motion “to bridge the gap between the world of the arts and the world of business, and to assist people in making a profit from their photographic passion.”

Picture Barbados and Caribbean Mirror were the two competitions launched, one to celebrate what is truly Bajan and the other to encourage photographers all around the Eastern Caribbean and further afield to use their cameras to tell stories. The competitions are another aspect of the Summer Arts Festival, held recently at the Hastings Rocks, Christ Church.

Sleek & petite Gina Cummins, SOL's Group Marketing & Communications Coordinator presents a cheque for $15,000 towards prizes to the spearhead of Arts In Motion, Ronnie Carrington (beard) while British High Commissioner (Ag), Phil Culligan (jacket & tie) shares in the satisfying moment

Host sponsor, Acting High Commissioner Phil Culligan, noted that the British High Commission was inspired by the London 2012 Olympic Games {CLICK ON FOLLOWING LIK FOR FULL AUDIO};-

The UK’s interest in climate change to support prizes for the categories Our Natural Environment and Climate Change and Healthy Living Inspiration through Sport. With only 42 days to go to the opening of the London Olympic Games, the UK is looking forward to welcoming the world to London.

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  1. This contest is now extended to 31st July, so go and win – if anyone on Facebook I shared this with wins? You have to gimme Commission! 😛 😉 😀


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