VII International Photo Salon


National Society of Photo Artists of Ukraine (Kyiv Organization)

National Society of Photo Artists of Ukraine

Kyiv Palace of Children and Youth



The goal of the project

To capture and show the world of children, their joy or sorrow, studies or rest, entertainment, hobbies, positive and negative emotions, relations with each other and with their parents. In brief, to show THEIR LIFE!

Requirements for participation

All photographers (professional an amateur) can participate from any country of the world. The world of children is the topic of the photographic exhibition. Photographs will be rated in the following sections:

  1. Portrait 
  2. Reportage or genre photo 
  3. «Children of War». Portraits and reportage photos in a war zone, refugees and displaced persons in different parts of the world. 
  4. Photo Art (Digital manipulated images)
  5. Junior – for participants under the age of 16. In this section every participant can submit a maximum of 8 photos corresponding to the themes of all sections of the Photo Salon.

Participants can submit only 5 photographs per section (except for the Junior section). Up to 5 photographs of the same topic could be submitted as one photo (series) in the sections Reportage or genre photo and Children of War. Participants behold the responsibility for violation of copyrights and rights of the third parties. Photos are only accepted in digital form. 

Requirements for photos

Photos are only accepted in digital form. All images must be in format JPEG/8bit/sRGB/300 dpi, 3000 pixels on the long side. The file size is up to 8 MB.

Further features are not permitted on the photo: framing fields, pseudo mat, autographs, author signs, e-mails, etc.

Photos must be uploaded to the site after registration on it.

Cost of participation

  • 14 € for 1 or 2 sections, 17 € for 4 sections.
  • For participants in the Junior section – free

The participation fee can be paid:

In €: PayPal transfer to


  • Natalia Kompantseva, NSPAU, AFIAP Ukraine
  • Jaroslav Gutek, EFIAP Slovakia
  • Tomasz Okoniewski, AFIAP Poland
  • Anzhela Nadiezhda, NSPAU, EFIAP Ukraine
  • Oleksandr Kharvat, NSPAU, EFIAP Ukraine

The Organization Committee

Kompantseva N., Barvinska T., Chaptsev O., Chekanovskyi A., Korotenko M., Kotliar L., Tumanov I., Obitockyi V., Kharvat O.

 Coordinator of the project  ̶  Natalia Kompantseva

Contact information

     Phones: +38 (050) 65-56-334, +38 (068) 972 98 78                  +38 (044) 550-82-40

Web Sites of Photo Salon:

Page for registration and uploading photos: 

Each participant will receive a printed catalogue. The participant permits the organizers to reproduce any entry free of charge for promotional purposes related to the project PLANET OF CHILDREN


  • Closing day for entries: May 1, 2018, 00:01 Kyiv time
  • Judging: May 6-7, 2018
  • Juried results: May 14, 2018
  • Exhibit opening and awards ceremony: June 1, 2018
  • Mailing of catalogues: December, 2018


  • The Medals and Diplomasof the Photosalon «Planet Of Children»
  • The Medals and Diplomas from National Society of Photo Artists of Ukraine
  • The Medals and Diplomas of ISF
  • In section Junior – Certificate of participant for accepted works only