April 27, 2021

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Marai Photo Award 2021 competition.

The Marai Photo Award 2021 winners

Single Photo category:
Mohammad Ismail
"Afghan amputee swimmer"
Photo Story category:
Mohammad Aref Karimi
"Silkworm road"

The press release can be found here.

See Awards page

April 21, 2021

Finalists have been selected in each category:

Photo Story:

  • Hedayatollah Amid for "Photos beyond the headlines" story
  • Mohsen Hussaini for "The Afghan hero" story
  • Mohammad Ismail for "Afghanistan's Charlie Chaplin" story
  • Mohammad Aref Karimi for "Silkworm road" story

Single Photo:

  • Mohammad Ismail for "Afghan amputee swimmer" photo
  • Mohammad Ali Mirzayee for "Art and culture" photo
  • Mohammad Ali Sheida for "A beautiful night in Afghanistan" photo
March 16, 2021

Entries are now closed. Thank you for your participation.

March 11, 2021

Registration is closed.

February 16, 2021

Marai Photo Award 2021 is now open for entries until March 16, 2021 (13:00 Afghan Time).
A new category has been added to the contest. Participants can take part in the "Single Photo" category in addition to "Photo Story".
We look forward to receiving your applications.

January 27, 2021

We are pleased to announce that the Marai Photo Award 2021 will soon be open for entries. Participants should register first and will be able to submit entries after their registration is approved according to the rules of the award.

Entry period:

  • Registration: February 16, 2021 - March 11, 2021 (13:00 Afghan Time).
  • Submission: February 16, 2021 - March 16, 2021 (13:00 Afghan Time).