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December 12, 2017 -Tuesday

 
  PHOTOGRAPHER YANG GUOMEI OF DAFENG JIANGSU AWARDED WITH GOLDEN HORSE PRIZE FOR CHINESE ARTS

Monday 25/09/2017

AsiaNet 70209

YANCHENG, China, Sept. 25, 2017 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

Recently, Mr. Yang Guomei, a photographer of Dafeng District of Yancheng in Jiangsu, was awarded with Golden Horse Prize for Chinese Arts, as the only prize winner of Yancheng City. It is informed that the prize awarding ceremony for 2017 Fifth Golden Horse Prize for Chinese Arts was solemnly held in the beautiful big grassland in Mongolia, at Genghis Khan Camp known with the largest Mongolian Yurt gathering in the world. This camp once served as the site of an Asia-Europe Summit, receiving state heads of dozens of countries.
 
The Golden Horse Prize for Chinese Arts is aimed as praising and honouring excellent Chinese artists having won outstanding achievements in the field of culture and arts, reputed as top of art prizes for Chinese. The Golden Horse Prize for photographing is the highest prize for Chinese photographing. Since its inauguration in 2006, 4 sessions have been held successfully in four cities of Taipei, Hong Kong, Xilingol and Taichung, the fifth session of Golden Horse Prize for Chinese Arts this year was held respectively in Jilin of China and Ulan Bator of Mongolia.
 
Yang Guomei is a member of the Chinese Photographers Society, and honorary president of Photographers Society of Yancheng City, called amiably by all as "farmers' photographer". He has over 200 photos awarded with various prized in 52 countries including UK, the US, France, Germany, Greece and Switzerland. He has two collections of photography published, and in 2006, "Chinese Pere David's Deer -- Collection of Yang Guomei's Photographing Works" was given as a gift to Annan, then Secretary General of the United Nations.
 
Source: Photographers Society of Yancheng City 

--BERNAMA

 
 
 

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