Concours Photo


"We play on earth"

Closing date: December 19, 2013

This competition organised by the Fondation Alliance Française in Paris involves the submission of photographs on the theme:“We play on the Earth”. The idea is to display games from varied social and cultural backgrounds (social games, money games, video games, games played outside, children’s games, sports competitions etc).

This photographic “report” will also provide the opportunity for the viewers to discover the evolution of practices of games worldwide.

How to enter the competition in Vancouver:

1- Prior to submitting your entry, please read the Rules & Regulations:
Reglement-en-anglais.pdf (65.2 KB)
2- Fill in the Entry Form that need to be forwarded with both photos:
Entry-form-photography-competition-WE-PLAY-ON-THE-EARTH-2013.pdf (170.8 KB)
3- Submit your Entry Form & two photos to

Competition steps:

-Locally: Each Alliance française wishing to participate will forward an application form to the Fondation. The participating Alliance française agrees to do a first pre-selection of photos and to set-up their own local jury for this occasion. The participating Alliance française will then send the name of its laureate with the two photos to the Fondation.
-Worldwide: the Fondation Alliance française will select forty (40) works via its jury for a group exhibition.
-Final Selection: the final prize-winner will be selected by the jury of the Fondation Alliance française.


-First Prize: The winner of the “First Prize” will have the opportunity to exhibit his/her artworks in an art gallery in Paris. The successful photographs will be published in media outlets specializing in art and photography. A week in Paris will also be offered to the artist for promoting his/her work.

-Second prize: A collective exhibition in a Parisian art gallery or at the Alliance Francaise Fondation Gallery will present a selection of the winner and finalist’s artworks.

Good luck!