11th YPF: Talks, Exhibitions, Award Night
| | Institut Français de Birmanie and Yangon Photo Festival | 340, Pyay Road, Sanchaung Township, Yangon |

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Institut Français de Birmanie and Yangon Photo Festival

YPF will culminate with the Yangon Photo Night at the French Institute on 24th February.
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Time: 3pm
How can journalists encourage tolerance?

Time: 5pm

Exhibiton by John Moore/Getty Images. Curated with Laurence Tan.

John Moore is acclaimed for his 2018 photograph “Girl Crying On the Border”. He has covered undocumented immigration to the U.S. for 10 years, always with the intent of humanizing this complex issue.

Exhibition by Hkun Li and Hkun Lat

The two talented Kachin photographers brings us to Hpare, one the most secluded IDP camp in the world, where displaced Kachin people survive in temperatures often below 0°C..

Exhibition by Kevin Frayer/ Getty Images

Kevin Frayer has won a World Press Photo Award for this exceptional work about the Rakhine crisis.

Time: 6pm
Myanmar photographers compete for the Best Photo-Story Awards in front of a jury of Myanmar and International personalities. Prizes include CANON cameras and a trip to the opening of World Press Photo awards in Amsterdam.

Time: 9pm
Party Time!

Institut Français de Birmanie and Yangon Photo Festival

About Institut Français de Birmanie and Yangon Photo Festival

Since its creation in 2008 by Christophe Loviny and the Institut Français de Birmanie, the Yangon Photo Festival (YPF) has trained more than eight hundred visual journalists and documentary photographers from all over Myanmar. Their work is an exceptional testimony of the most important social, cultural and environmental issues facing their country during this historic period.

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