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Aster went blind when she was 3-years old because of given wrong medication. Now she lives in a orphanage in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.

Open call exhibition 2016

From February 15 to May 31, 2016

Are you a woman photographer (professional or non-professional) and do you want exhibit at LuganoPhotoDays?


Photo Contest 2016

From February 15 to May 31, 2016

Third edition of the LuganoPhotoDays Photo Contest with a cash prize of 2500.- swiss francs. Apply now.

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Crowdfunding 2016

The fifth edition of the international festival of photography, Luganophotodays, will be held in September. Your contribution is essential for this important anniversary.


Catalogue 2015

Buy the catalogue LuganoPhotoDays 2015 (72 pages), fully bilingual (English + Italian), with 188 photos.


Finalists and winners of the photo contest

First of all I want to congratulate with every participant because we receive a lot of great body of work in both categories, this is also one of the reasons of the delay of the final decision.

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In partnership with

  • Area Turismo ed Eventi - Città di Lugano


  • Foto Garbani
  • Sagl


  • Caslano
  • CSIA
  • Emmanuel Urban
  • Fondazione Vicari
  • SSS_AA
  • Studio B&B

Festival partners

  • Galleria La Loggia
  • Mag:
  • Workshopx