Thursday, June 10, 2004

HSBC World Environment Day photo exhibition begins

The Second World Environment Day Photography Exhibition of HSBC began on June 7 on its Gulshan Branch premises to mark World Environment Day, says a press release.

The theme of the exhibition is 'Wanted! Seas and Oceans-Dead or Alive' which asks us to make a choice as to how we want to treat the Earth's seas and oceans.

Photographers, both professional and amateur, from all over the country participated in the exhibition sending in over 200 photographs.

The exhibition will remain open for visitors from 9.00am to 5:30pm at the HSBC Gulshan branch in House No SWG-2 (corner of road no 5), Gulshan Avenue in the city. It will continue till June 17. The sale proceeds will be donated to the local charities.

A panel of judges will select three winners from among the photographs displayed in the exhibition. HSBC will award three best photographers with a prize money of Tk 50,000.

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