Erasmus + KA2- Photo Contest 2018 – Calendar


Within the context of the 3rd transnational meeting of the European KA219 ERASMUS+ project entitled “Keep on shining: a project on lighthouses” that was carried out last October in the 13th Gymnasium of Heraklion, a student photo exhibition took place on the subject the lighthouses.
More specifically, students from :
(1)IES JAROSO school of Cuevas del Almanzora region in Spain,
(2) from the Merenojan school of Kalajoki region in Finland,
(3)from the Liceo Ginnasio GB Vico of Naples in Italy
(4) from the Europaschule Gymnasium of Westerstede region in Germany and
(5) the 13th Gymnasium of Heraklion,

exposed their photos in a specially designated place of the host school, for a period of 4 days. During the exhibition, all the students and the professors of the 13th Gymnasium as well as the students’ parents, and the 17 guest students and the 8 guest professors of the other participant countries, voted for the best photograph.

The entries for the photo contest were:
(1.) Spain with 10 photos,
(2.) Italy with 10 photos,
(3.) Germany with 11 photos,
(4.) Finland with 11 photos and
(5.) the 13th Gymnasium with 14 photos.

According to the results of the vote, 9 student photos won the most votes . These photos are included in the school calendar for the year 2018, which is going to be distributed to all the participants in the European project, students and professors alike .
The results and the placement of the photos that took part in the competition are as follows:

1st Prize : Pattakos Costas, (Greece)
2nd Prize : Alessio Pagano, (Italy)
3rd Prize : Johanna Hihnala, (Finland)
4th Prize : Silja Siipola, (Finland)
5th Prize : Roberta Infascel , (Italy)
6th Prize : Anna Brunken , (Germany)
7th Prize : Aaron , (Germany)
8th Prize: Estanislao Alexis, (Greece)
9th Prize: Alexis Giannis, (Greece)


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“Keep on shining!” Photo contest

 photo contest


WHO: The “Keep on Shining!” Photo Contest is open to all students of the schools participating in the Erasmus + Project.


WHAT: We are looking for original, striking and beautiful images of lighthouses. Each photo submission must be accompanied by a brief title, as well as the place where the photo was taken.


WHEN: All entries must be submitted in each school by 25th  September 2017.


Voting for the 10 best pictures of each school will take place on 2nd October 2017.

These 10 best pictures will be part of the photo exhibition in Heraklion’s mobility together with the other countries. That means, in Heraklion 50 pictures will be exposed.


Voting for the 12 best pictures of these 50 will take place on Friday 20th October 2018.


HOW: All pictures must be printed in prhotographic paper, size A4. No exceptions are to be made.Up to 2 photographs may be submitted per person.



Students and teachers at each school will participate in the 1st voting. Each school will decide the way of doing it.

The Erasmus’ students and teachers in Heraklion’s mobility will participate in the 2nd voting.


WINNING ENTRIES: All entries may be used by our Erasmus + Project  in printed publications, on our web, in a slideshow, or in any other media, and may be copied and displayed in any country, provided that all uses are accompanied by appropriate attribution to the photographer. Entrants retain ownership and all other rights to future use of their photographs.

The winner of the best one photo will win …..the Erasmus’ whole team respect and …a small present from the host country.

The 12 best pictures’ selection will be printed as a project’s calendar.

A selection of winning photos may be featured on our website-, twitter @keeponshiningpr and instagram @keeponshiningpr and in exhibitions at the participant schools.


LEGAL CONDITIONS: Entry of photographs into the Contest implies acceptance of these conditions, regardless of whether entrants sign a statement confirming acceptance.

Copyright: By entering, you retain copyright and remain the owner of your images and may also continue to use them in any manner you choose. You agree that the images you submit may be used in printed publications, on the project’s website in a slideshow and screensaver, may be uploaded on the project’s social media channels, or in any other media, and may be copied and displayed in any country provided that you are afforded appropriate attribution as the photographer.