Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Aluki Kotierk today congratulated the 2016 Photo of the Year Contest winners.
Pudloo Pitsiulak of Kimmirut was awarded $1,000 in prize money for his photograph called Moonlight Night Scene. Pistiulak also received an enlarged copy of his photograph, and the honour of having his photograph appear as the cover of NTI’s annual report and ad template artwork.
Iqaluit’s Jomie Mike took second place with his photo Tasilik Lake Sunrise and won $500 and a copy of the photo. Jonah Akoak of Gjoa Haven took third place with his photo Wicks and won $250 and a copy of his photo.
NTI began the Photo of the Year Contest in 2006. Participation in the contest has increased tremendously in recent years due to social media circulation.
Inuit are encouraged to continue to participate. Details and entries can be viewed at http://photocontest.tunngavik.com/website-photo-contest/photo-of-the-year/.
For further information:
Director of Communications
Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated
Tel: (867) 975-4914 Toll-free: 1-888-646-0006
Cell: (867) 222-2893