Calcutta Super Circuit 2021
Kolkata, the cultural junction of India, is emerging to be the hub of international-level photography events nowadays. Calcutta Super Circuit 2021, an international digital photography circuit, is organised by Kolkata’s noted photography club Calcutta Foto Art in association with TAL (Kolkata) & BPCC (Jadavpur). The circuit is approved and recognised by the Photographic Society of America (PSA NO.2021-1102) for international accreditation and exposure. Pixel Clash, a Photography Contest Software, manages and hosts this circuit digitally.
The submission of entries ends on 22 February 2021. The judgings of all the sections and salons are conducted from 7 March 2021 to 12 March 2021. Notification of acceptances is published over the web and email on 25 March 2021. EDAS report will be prepared and sent to PSA on 11 April 2021. Online gallery will be posted in the website of Calcutta Super Circuit on 26 March 2021. The exhibition is scheduled from 26 March 2021 to 28 March 2021 at The Hotel Avisha (Kestopur, Kolkata); 4- 7 PM. Catalogues and awards will be despatched from 26 March 2021.
Calcutta Super Circuit 2021 is based on four salons which are Open Monochrome, Open Colour, Nature, and Photo Travel. The circuit offers high-quality awards and recognition that include 12 PSA GOLD MEDAL, 12 CSC GOLD MEDAL, 12 CSC SILVER MEDAL, 12 CSC BRONZE MEDAL, and 48 CSC CHAIRMAN CHOICE (E – Certificates). E – Certificate is provided for all the awarded photographs in this circuit and all the eligible photographs are entitled to get Acceptance E- Certificates. Apart from these, there is 1 award for Overall Best Entrant, and 1 award for Best Indian Entrant.
The jury panel of the 1st judging (CFA) is featured by SUBRATA BYSACK – GMPSA/P, EFIAP/G, GAIUP, GPU CR5, FFIP, SEPSS, DR. DEBDAS BHUNIA– EFIAP, and PINKU DEY – EFIAP/b, HonFICS, AFIP, HonPESGSPC, ESoF, Hon.FTPAS. All the sections in the 2nd salon (TAL) are judged by CHINMOY DUTTA – EFIAP/b, EPSA, EIUP, AICS, FFIP, Hon.PESGSPC, NIRMALYA BHATTACHARYA – EFIAP, and SASWATI CHAKRABORTY – EFIAP. The jury panel of 3rd salon (BPCC) is featured by PIYALI MITRA – EFIAP/b, EPSA, EFIP, BASU DEB AICH – EFIAP, and SUDIP ROY CHOWDHURY – EFIAP, Hon.FICS, FFIP, GPA.PESGSPC.
Result of Calcutta Super Circuit 2021
In the Open Monochrome section, PSA Gold recipient image is A FOGGY MORNING 3 by ARNALDO PAULO CHE. SHIU GUN WONG’s RECOLLECTING 2 wins CSC Gold medal in this section. In the Open Colour section, PSA Gold and CSC Gold awarded images are YUET YEE WONG’s GO TO WORK, and PEIWEN SUN’s PASS THROUGH respectively. In the Nature section, PSA Gold is awarded to the photo HOOPOE FEEDING by LAJOS NAGY. CSC Gold award in this section is conferred to WHITE IBIS FEEDING SNAKE by NARAYANASWAMY K.M. In the Photo Travel section, NANCY LEE’s photo NORWAY FISHING VILLAGE K11 wins PSA Gold Medal, and AIHUA CAO’s NIGHT ON THE ISLAND receives CSC Gold Medal.
In the Open Monochrome section, JURONG YU’s LIFE IN DALIANGSHAN 3 wins PSA Gold Medal and ARNALDO PAULO CHE’s LANTERN FESTIVAL 1 wins CSC Gold Medal. In the Open Colour section, PETER BALANTIC’s THE FIRST RAYS OF SUNSHINE receives PSA Gold Medal. SALLY LEUNG’s WAITING IN THE SNOW wins CSC Gold Medal in this section. In the Nature section, JIE FISCHER’s LION HUNTING 1 L1024 wins PSA Gold, and JIANGUO WANG’s BLUE MEMORY wins CSC Gold. In the Photo Travel section, ARNALDO PAULO CHE’s BUDDHIST FESTIVAL 6 bags PSA Gold and CHING CHING CHAN’s ICE CAVE ADVENTURE secures CSC Gold awards.
In the Open Monochrome section, PSA Gold is awarded to ARNALDO PAULO CHE’s photo LANTERN FESTIVAL 1. CHING CHING CHAN’s photo BONDING MOMENT wins CSC Gold in this section. In the Open Colour section, ARNALDO PAULO CHE’s MOTHER AND SON wins PSA Gold and SALLY LEUNG’s WAITING IN THE SNOW wins CSC Gold. In the Nature section, JIE FISCHER’s photo LION HUNTING 1 L1024 wins PSA Gold, and PHILLIP KWAN’s BEAR EATING FISH wins CSC Gold awards. In the Photo Travel section, PSA Gold is awarded to HUI ZHONG’s photo MOUNTAIN VILLAGE ENTERTAINMENT and CSC Gold is awarded to ARNALDO PAULO CHE’s photo BUDDHIST FESTIVAL 6.
ARNALDO PAULO CHE receives the Overall Best Entrant Award in Calcutta Super Circuit 2021. SUBHASIS SARKAR wins the Best Indian Entrant award in this circuit.
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