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Lake Ohrid is one of the oldest and deepest lake in Europe. It is shared between Albania and North Macedonia and is part of World Heritage List, protected by UNESCO. This page aims to protect this property through different projects. The first project was "Towards strengthened governance of the shared transboundary natural and cultural heritage of the Lake Ohrid region", co-funded by European Union and Albanian Ministry of Environment and implemented by UNESCO.
The actual project is titted: Evidence based campaign on protecting Lake Ohrid", implemented by DMO ALBANIA and supported by Co-Plan, through scheme: Financial Support to third parties in the framework of EU-Funded project: ENV.Net Factoring the environment portfolio for WB and Turkey in the EU Policy Agenda, financed by European UNION.

Monday, October 24, 2016

"My City" photo competition in Pogradec, Lake Ohrid region

"My City" is the tittle of the Latest Photo Competition organized in Pogradec, Lake Ohrid Region.
The activity was an initiative of "Dare to Act"and RIAS local organization, which was financed by the OlofPalme Center and Swedish funds.

This project aimed to promote the youth's talent in photography. It was also an activity to raise awareness of citizens, especially among young people for protecting the environment, as well as developing ideas about tourism perspective of the city.
This competition was focused not only in beautiful photos of the city and panorama, but also photos from daily life, where people live, the real face of urban and rural life of Pogradec area.Nevertheless, the Lake and the life around it dominated the competition. Young people believe that the lake is the spirit of this city, but also the most important source of living.

This competition has three winners:

The first place: Klaudio Spirollari
The second Place: redon Hamolli
Third Place: Ildi Balliu
The members of Jury's competitions were well known photographers and painters. Representatives from Municipality as well as from other organizations working in Pogradec participated in this ceremony. 

Enjoy some of the photos of this competition:

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