WAY Photography Contest "Palestine in Your Eyes"


Welfare Association for Youth (WAY) organizes its Annual Photography contest which is part of its annual activities which targets the Palestinian youth and motivates them to strengthen, develop and manifest their photographic talents. 

The contest takes a different Palestinian city every year to highlight the beauty of each city & focus on the cultural richness carved in every inch of Palestine while emphasizing the determination of our people to move forward and their love of life despite the harships of the occupation. 

The Photography contest was firstly initiated in Gaza under the name “Gaza in Your Eyes”, that aimed to bring out our youth’s love of life, positivity and hope for a better future after the last israeli brutal attack on Gaza year 2014. 

This year, and after the success of the first photography contest 2014, WAY organizes its second annual contest under the name “Jerusalem in Your Eyes” which aims to display the aesthetics of Jerusalem, its historical fragrant , its inherit humanitarian heritage despite the continuous Judaization policies and the obliteration of the Palestinian Jerusalemite identity by the Zionist Occupation.

Our Jury of established Palestinian photographers will choose 12 winning photos, which will also be featured in the Welfare Association’s 2016 Calendar; where proceeds will be allocated towards supporting projects in the city of Jerusalem.


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