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08.01.2018

IPS 2019 - Nude photography

International Photo Society for Nude Art Photography will take place in Strakonice, Czech republic over the last weekend in June 2019. Workshops, stages and all photographic activities will be set at the industrial environment of the old textile factory. This year’s capacity is limited to a maximum of 50 photographers who will be split into groups. All participants will have the use of 12 beautiful certified models. English, german, russian and french translation is secured and will be provided by professional interpreters. One ....


28.10.2017

JURY WOMAN STRAKONICE 2017 – GARIK AVANESIAN, MFIAP (CZ)

Garik Avanesian was born in Baku and has been living in Prague since 1995. He has been granted the title MFIAP and participated in more than 300 international photographic salons and exhibitions in more than thirty countries all over the world. Garik travels to remarkable countries and brings lots of beautiful photographies from his travels. These pictures, which impress their viewers in a very intense way, involve romance, feelings and imagination. Garik is simply capable of documenting human life stories and characters, ....


28.10.2017

JURY WOMAN STRAKONICE 2017 – JOZEF DANYI, EFIAP (CZ)

Jozef Danyi was born in 1969. He lives and works in the picturesque city of Bruntál, Czech Republic. He is a self-taught photographer who specializes primarily in portrait photography, and his production has the hallmarks of mastering of a widely opened diaphragm and dramatic utilization of light. His distinctive creation is characteristic not only by its composition, but also sensitivity and sensuality. He has been actively participating in the International Photographic Salons since 2012, where he has received 47 eminent awards in 13 countries on four continents so far. In 2013 ....


28.10.2017

JURY WOMAN STRAKONICE 2017 – ANDRII YURLOV, EFIAP (SK)

My name is Andrii YURLOV, I’m photoartist.I was born in Dneprodzerzhinsk city in Ukraine in 1978. Now I live in Slovakia. I started with photography in 1986 with Zenit -ET camera and printed my first print manual. I work in photography from 2004 and now it’s my constant professional work. I started entry to FIAP and PSA International salons in 2007. Now I have 211 international awards from 48 countries on the Photo FIAP Exhibitions. I have a honor title – AFIAP (Artist FIAP) from 2011 and honor title – EFIAP ....


08.08.2017

For the first time of the modern history of the international photographic competition ŽENA WOMAN STRAKONICE the best photographies will be exhibited also outside of the Strakonice city.

Another exhibition will take place in the new prestigious gallery Czech Photo Centre in Nové Butovice, where the best photographies of the 15th volume of the international photographic competition ŽENA WOMAN STRAKONICE 2015 will be displayed. The Exhibition Vernissage will take place on Tuesday 15th of August 2017, and the exhibition will be open to public from 16th of August until 3rd of September 2017, from Tuesday to Friday always from 11:00 AM....


05.05.2017

First time in history of the WOMAN STRAKONICE event, financial prizes in the amount of 1,000 EUR will be given away.

The following four categories will be traditionally open in the 16th International Photographic Biennial Event WOMAN STRAKONICE 2017: A – Woman, B – Nude, C – Open Monochrom, D – Open Color. In total 84 prizes including the Grand Prix of the Strakonice city will be awarded. First time in history, financial prizes in the amount of 1,000 EUR will be given away. Deadline for submission of photographies is 30th of October 2017. Contestants may upload their ....


01.05.2017

This years 16th volume of WOMAN STRAKONICE is also, for the first time in history, under patronage of the Photographic Society of America - PSA).

The International Photographic Biennial event, WOMAN STRAKONICE 2017, is traditionally being prepared under patronage of the City and Cultural Centre Strakonice, as well as several international and national photographic associations, FIAP, IAAP, and ČFFU. This years 16th volume of WOMAN STRAKONICE is also, for the first time in history, under patronage of the Photographic Society of America - PSA).


30.04.2017

International Photographic Biennial event, WOMAN STRAKONICE 2017, has opened its 16th class

Preparations of the 16th class of the International Photographic Biennial event, WOMAN STRAKONICE 2017, are back in full swing. It is a traditional and important international photographic event, origin of which dates back to 1970. It had been successfully restored in 2011after twenty years of break. Thanks to the wide support, the fourth volume of the modern history of the event WOMAN STRAKONICE shall be put down to the books. Exposition ....


14.10.2015

VISIT US AT THE 3rd FOTOEXPO 2015 FAIR

We would like to warmly invite you to the already 3rd fair and festival of current photography FOTOEXPO 2015 (www.fotoexpo.cz), which will take place this Saturday 17th of October 2015 in the National House of Vinohrady at Náměstí Míru, Prague. Petr Strbačka will introduce the history and presence of the International Photographic Biennial Event ZENA WOMAN STRAKONICE (www.zenastrakonice.cz) inclusive of the results of the 2015 event, which ....


11.10.2015

ŽENA WOMAN STRAKONICE 2013 - JURY (STTV)

The three-piece international jury elected the most successful photographs taken by professional and amateur photographs of this 15th year of the International Photograph Biennale „Žena/Women Strakonice 2015”.In compliance with regulations of the Fédération Internationale de l Art Photographique (FIAP) assessed altogether 2528 photographs sent to the competition by 219 authors from 47 countries of the world. ....


01.10.2015

JURY WOMAN STRAKONICE 2015 – GARIK AVANESIAN, MFIAP (CZ)

Garik Avanesian was born in Baku and has been living in Prague since 1995. He has been granted the title MFIAP and participated in more than 300 international photographic salons and exhibitions in more than thirty countries all over the world. Garik travels to remarkable countries and brings lots of beautiful photographies from his travels. These pictures, which impress their viewers in a very intense way, involve romance, feelings and imagination. Garik is simply capable of documenting human life stories and characters, ....


01.10.2015

JURY WOMAN STRAKONICE 2015 – DOROTA KYCIA, EFIAP (PL)

Dorota Kycia was born in Milanówek, Poland on 26th of February 1962. She graduated from the ZPAF College (Association of Photographers of Polish Art), Warsaw in 2005 and in 2007, she graduated also from the Warsaw Academy of Photography. This well-known photographer and artist regularly sits on the juries of both national and international challenges, such as Radom 2011, Pistoya Wlochy 2012 (FIAP 2012/016), VTNO Austria 2012 ....


01.10.2015

JURY WOMAN STRAKONICE 2015 – JOZEF DANYI, AFIAP (CZ)

Jozef Danyi was born in 1969. He lives and works in the picturesque city of Bruntál, Czech Republic. He is a self-taught photographer who specializes primarily in portrait photography, and his production has the hallmarks of mastering of a widely opened diaphragm and dramatic utilization of light. His distinctive creation is characteristic not only by its composition, but also sensitivity and sensuality. He has been actively participating in the International Photographic Salons since 2012, where he has received 47 eminent awards in 13 countries on four continents so far. In 2013 ....


21.09.2015

After the Old Town Hall, the "Steve McCurry, Photographer" exhibition will be also held in the Strakonice castle.

We have great news for you. The one and only photographic exhibition, "Steve McCurry, Photographer", will be, after the Old Town Hall, also held in the Strakonice castle. This exhibition of the well-known American photographer will take place in the Maltese Hall and the Executors Hall (Sál U Kata) from the 6th to 31st of October 2015. The castle gates will be open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM always from Tuesday to Sunday. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to see the world-class photographies on your very own yes, you will not be disappointed! Steve McCurry is the legend among press ....


23.06.2015

CLICK TO WIN - WIN IN TOTAL 20 CATALOGUES FROM 2011 AND 2013

LIKE OUR PAGE “ŽENA WOMAN STRAKONICE“ UNTIL 5TH OF OCTOBER 2015 AND SUPPORT US! Become our fan and win two superb catalogues containing winning photographies of the Challenge ŽENA WOMAN STRAKONICE from the years 2011 and 2013. The extent of each catalogue is 120 pages printed on a high-quality paper in the format 23 x 22cm. In total 10 of our fans who will .....


19.06.2015

Statistics of the ŽENA / WOMAN STRAKONICE Challenge 1970 - 2013

Statistics of the ŽENA / WOMAN STRAKONICE Challenge of the years 1970 to 2013 – Historical Perspectives of the Challenge in Numbers. Cornerstone of the International Photographic Biennial Event ŽENA / WOMAN STRAKONICE was ....


01.06.2015

15th Year of the Photo Biennale "ŽENA / WOMAN STRAKONICE 2015" Opened

Preparations of the 15th year of the international photo biennale „ŽENA / WOMAN STRAKONICE 2015“ at Strakonice are again in full swing. The biennale is a traditional significant event dating back to 1970 renewed after a 20 years pause in 2011. Thanks to ample support, this year ŽENA / WOMAN STRAKONICE biennale will write another chapter of its renewed history. The exhibition of best photographs is scheduled to take place at the end of .....


20.07.2013

Announcement of winners and vernissage of the challenge ŽENA / WOMAN STRAKONICE 2013"

Announcement of winners and vernissage of the photographic challenge ŽENA / WOMAN STRAKONICE 2013" begun on Saturday, July 20. 2013 at 2 p.m.. Vernissage took place in the knights auditorium of the beautiful castle in Strakonice.


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