Becas y convocatorias

Photo contest2015: Sin fronteras


The Alliance Française of Spain and the Alliance Française of Madrid, in collaboration with the Pilar Citoler Foundation, presents the fifth edition of its photography contest.


This year, the contest technical Council has chosen to submit to the interpretation of the participants the following concept: Sin Fronteras (without borders).


Open at the international level, the call will cover a period of two months, from February 16 to 16 of April 2015.


Participants may send their photos to


The jury, which is headed by Doña Pilar Citoler, art collector and president of the Pilar Citoler Foundation,  and Professor Juan Luna, curator of the Museo del Prado and president of the Alliance Française of Madrid; and composed of eminent personalities of the artistic world, will meet on May 6 and 13.


They will choose 20 works based on originality of their interpretation and the technical quality. This selection will become part of an exhibition and published in a catalogue with wide dissemination. This exhibition will begin in the context of the PhotoEspaña Festival at the Alliance Française Gallery of Madrid, before touring the French cultural system throughout the Spanish territory.


The most outstanding works of this selection will also receive:


First Prize *: Alliance Française Award

Second Prize: Pilar Citoler Foundation Award

Third prize

Special jury mention: Award given by our sponsors


The awards ceremony will take place in the Residence of France Hall with the presence of sponsors, and will be chaired by His Excellency Mr. Ambassador of France.


For more information:



Foundation Contest at and


* Prizes will give financial compensation which will be announced in March