Sunday, October 17, 2021

7-year-old Bengaluru girl wins Global Peace Photo Award

Little did she know that a mere click from her mother’s phone could lead her to win accolades for the country.

Yes, we are talking about Aadhyaa Aravind Shankar a seven-year-old hailing from Karnataka’s Bangalore who has scripted history by becoming the first-ever Indian to win the Children’s Peace Image of the Year-Global Peace Photo Award.

In an exclusive interview with PBNS, Aadhyaa Arvind Shankar tells us about her inspiration behind photography.

 

In Partnership with UNESCO and the Austrian Parliament, the Global Peace Photo Award is awarded annually by Lammerhuber Editions. The award honours and acknowledges photographers from around the world whose pictures reflect human efforts towards a peaceful world.

According to UNESCO, this year, around 15,000 photographs were received, with Indian photographers as the largest group of contributors.

 

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