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LIPTOV Museum, in the north-central Slovak town of Ružomberok, recently opened the 36th international photography exhibition Fotofórum, which will run until the end of October, reports the TASR news agency.
The exhibition's organisers, the National Edifying Centre and the Union of Slovak Photographers, accepted a total of 1,501 photographs by 273 photographers from 38 countries. The international jury selected 429 photographs by 209 photographers for the display.

LIPTOV Museum, in the north-central Slovak town of Ružomberok, recently opened the 36th international photography exhibition Fotofórum, which will run until the end of October, reports the TASR news agency.

The exhibition's organisers, the National Edifying Centre and the Union of Slovak Photographers, accepted a total of 1,501 photographs by 273 photographers from 38 countries. The international jury selected 429 photographs by 209 photographers for the display.

A photographer from Turkey, Kolak Otkai, won the Gold Medal in the black-and-white category, in which Slovak Ivan Meňhart scored third. Thomas Fröhlich from Austria won the category of colour photography.

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