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HIPA at Dubai Opera

  • Dubai Opera Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates (map)

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, HIPA will host an exclusive evening celebrating the finest photography at the Seventh Season Awards Ceremony, themed ‘The Moment’.

The Awards will feature a unique interpretation wherein the visual and surrounding elements spontaneously come together at the perfect time, expressing the essence of the situation, allowing you to live and re-live ‘the moment’ through photography.

Along with the main theme, other categories that will be awarded include: Portfolio (story-telling), General (colour and black & white) and Time-lapse (video). 

HIPA will also present three special awards and these are the Photography Appreciation Award, the Photography Content Creator Award Emerging Person/Organisation in Photography Award.


About HIPA

The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) is an internationally renowned photography competition. It was launched in 2011 by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai.  The award enjoys a social and legal stature as a tool for promoting Dubai’s vision of artistic and cultural excellence.  On a local level, the award hopes to develop and increase awareness of the art of photography amongst the local Emirati population.


Event Information:

Location: Emaar Boulevard Plaza Tower 2, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai

Open: 17:30 – 21:00 (by invitation)

800 4472



Later Event: March 13