GRULAC inaugurates photo exhibition, My Latin American and Caribbean Trip – 4th Edition on March 3rd, 2020

The exhibition is a selection of some of the best photos from the fourth edition of the photo contest “My Latin American and Caribbean Trip” (MLACT) 2019.

Started in 2016, MLACT is an initiative of the Group of Latin American and Caribbean (GRULAC) countries that invites Indian tourists and non-professional photographers to submit photographs taken during their trips to Latin America and the Caribbean. The purpose is to encourage tourism and expose to the audience the natural beauties and cultural richness of these countries.

The 4th edition of MLACT received more than 90 entries from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Panama and Jamaica. The evaluation of the photographs was conducted by a committee comprising officials from GRULAC missions and travel journalists who selected 26 finalists including 4 winning photographs:

  • 1st: Atul Sharma – Hummingbird, Ecuador
  • 2nd: Priy Bharti -Eje cafetero, Colombia
  • 3rd: Tushar Anand – Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico
  • 4th: Bharatendu Agarwal – Majestic Iguazú, Brazil-Argentina

The exhibition was inaugurated by the GRULAC missions in collaboration with the Delhi Photography Club and the India International Centre. H.E. Héctor Cueva Jacome, GRULAC Coordinator and Ambassador of Ecuador welcomed the audience and highlighted the many opportunities that the region offers for business, pleasure, sport, or leisure travels. Delivering the vote of thanks, Ambassador Hans Dannenberg Castellanos, Dean of Diplomatic Corps stressed on the importance of public and cultural diplomacy in bringing the Latin American and Caribbean region closer to the Indian tourists.

Call for entries (Expired)

The Embassies and High Commissions of the Group of Latin American and Caribbean Countries (GRULAC) in New Delhi, in collaboration with Delhi Photography Club, announce the 4th edition of the “My Latin-American and Caribbean Trip” photography competition.

Download the Entry Form here

Rules to participate in My Latin-American & Caribbean Trip 2019 photo-contest:

  1. Only Indian nationals resident in India and amateur (non-professional) photographers can participate.

  2. The photographs submitted must be related to the culture and tourism in Latin America and the Caribbean (landscape, monuments, people etc.) and must be shot in recent years.

  3. Each participant may submit up to 5 photographs in digital format and the minimum file size for each photo entry is 2 MB.

  4. The photos should be sent by email to the following account: mylactripindia@gmail.com

  5. Prescribed Entry Form must be duly filled out and submitted with the photos.

  6. The email must indicate the full name of the participant, age, sites where the photographs were taken (city and country), contact information and a brief description of the photograph.

  7. Selfies or collages will be rejected. Cropping and post-capture editing is allowed.

  8. Starting & deadline of submission of entries: 27th May 2019 to 5:00 pm on 10th October 2019.

  9. The evaluation of the photographs will be conducted by a committee comprising officials from the Embassies of Latin American and Caribbean countries, travel journalists & travel agents who will select the finalists.

  10. Winners will be directly contacted through email. The winning photographs will be displayed in a gala exhibition in New Delhi where the photographers will be invited. GRULAC will not cover any personal expenses.

  11. All prescribed rules must be complied. Any violation will result in disqualification.

  12. For any queries, kindly write and email to the following address: mylactripindia@gmail.com

Download the Entry Form here