XPLORE NAGA 2013 is offer you one of the largest photography activity this coming Peñafrancia. In tradition in providing you hip and in style events, Xplore Naga 2013 is here to bring to the upcoming festivities to the forefront of festivals in the country and the world. Participants would be treated to a plethora of festivities and experience that aims to capture what makes the Peñafrancia Festival unique in the world.

1045048_410055685778750_1566998843_nThe Photography Academy-Manila in partnership with the City Government of Naga and Avenue Square we now give you this event that would surely give you a different take on the usual festivities this September.

Xplore Naga 2013 is an advocacy event for boosting local tourism by The Academy. It is part of the series of PhotoQuests for our Traveller Project, where we will visit local towns and cities with global festivals.

With this event, first to be held in Naga to showcase to the world the beauty of Naga and its people by creating a gallery of inspirations, dreams, and hopes and using the power of social media to communicate this message. Photos will all be taken in Naga City during the Peñafrancia Festivities by local and professional photographers and students from Manila and Naga City. This would be a month long celebration for all.

Awards to be given to the winners and an exhibit would follow for the photographs you took for the event at the Plaza Rizal.


Here’s the following schedule of activities.

September 9

Time: (8AM-12NN)   Venue: TBA

Photojournalism Workshop with Francis Malasig

“Basics of Photojournalism and An Inspection of Photojournalism in the Country”. Francis Malasig of European Press Agency a renowned photojournalist who won the 1994 Freedom Forum Awards


September 13

Time: (2PM-7PM)   Venue: Avenue Square

Join your fellow photographers both hobbyists and professionals in witnessing the Translacion procession. The Formal Opening of the Xplore Naga PhotoQuest on September 13, 2013 at 2PM to 4PM at the Avenue Square and the awarding ceremonies would soon follow at the Avenue Square by 7PM.

September 17-21

Time: 10AM

Xplore Naga Gallery at the Plaza Rizal on September 17- 21 2013 at 10AM

See your best photos come to life as we exhibit them in life-size prints at the Plaza Rizal.

Your photos would have the chance to be published and exhibit at the Food and Art Gallerie at the 12th Floor of GT tower, Ayala Avenue, Makati City for 2 months and a coffee-table book will be published by the Academy entitled “Xplore Naga 2013 Book”

Explore and Enjoy the wonderful world of Naga City as it showcase the flavour and color to the country and the world!

For more info, send email at : info@thephotographyacademymanila.com

and visit : www. Thephotographyacademymanila.com


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