Photography Contest

Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards 2022

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This year, for the first time, we are making an appeal to you. We are in total support and solidarity with the people of Ukraine and they need assistance. KLPA will pledge to donate 100% of all net entry fees from the 2022 open call to support the humanitarian needs of the millions of displaced Ukrainians who are desperately seeking shelter, clothes, and food.

Therefore, KLPA2022 is a unique one, where our prizemoney which is usually funded from entry fees will all go towards the cause.* Instead, we are presenting the top three winners with Canon digital cameras courtesy of KLPA, and our Top 45 finalists with an online and physical exhibition in Kuala Lumpur at the end of 2022.

KLPA is run by a very small and dedicated team maintaining the highest possible standards to promote portrait photography amongst Malaysians and internationally, and has always operated on a self-funded basis. We do not have external funding sources, apart from sponsorships of prizes, venues, printing, and volunteered time.

​ Therefore, we will be crowdfunding for funds to cover the exhibition catalogues and prints, and appeal to you, our generous followers and friends, individuals, and organisations to help spread the word.