Black and White Biennials are held each and every even year by FIAP in 1 of the member nations whilst Colour Biennials are held each and every odd year.
Spain came very first with 169 points and won the cup. Russia won the gold medal with 168 points, Oman won silver with 164 points whilst Italy received bronze with 162 points.
Speaking to Muscat Daily
, an official at PSO stated, “Oman submitted ten entries titled Arwaah Mutawahija
(Glowing Spirits). All pictures comprised faces of the elderly.”
Ten photographers from Oman who participated had been Majid al Amri, Hamad al Ghanboussi, Mohammed al Hajri, Said al Shukaili, Ahmed al Qayudhi, Ahmad al Batashi, Hassan al Amiri, Hatem al Rashdi, Mohammed al Balushi and Mohammed Khalid.
Oman also participated in the digital photo contest. It submitted entries below the title Afraha Mulawana
The pictures integrated these of youngsters wearing conventional costumes on occasions such as the national holidays and celebrations that reflect Oman’s customs and traditions.
The sultanate was ranked 11th amongst the participating nations. “The award ceremony will take place in November on the sidelines of the 33rd Annual meeting of the Spanish Photographic Union,” stated the official.
Information Source: Muscat Daily