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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 15, 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 15, 2016

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

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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.


Finding Vivian Maier

After the success of the projection of The Salt of the Earth, we present the documentary Finding Vivian Maier by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel in collaboration with CineStar Lugano e RSI.

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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