Kinanis LLC - 3rd Photography Competition 2021 - Results

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Kinanis LLC announces that its 3rd Photography Competition 2021 that it has organized, has been finalised. 

29 photographers participated and in total 120 contesting photographs were submitted.

The committee of judges after considering all contesting photographs, taking into account the terms and conditions of the competition, the quality and the consistency of the work presented and the theme of the competition, in a strict confidential approach, selected the winners, the honourable mentions and the shortlisted photographs. The said photographs will be exhibited in accordance with the terms of the competition and will be published on the commemorative catalogue to be printed.


The prizes were granted to:

The 1st prize was granted to Alexis Saveriades of Cyprus for his photograph titled Sink beneath the surface and you are free”.

The 2nd prize was granted to Arpan Basu Chowdhury of India for his photograph titled “The Freedom of Self”.

The 3rd prize was granted to Ramazan Cirakoglu of Turkey for his photograph titled “Red”.

Honourable mentions

The Honourable mentions were awarded to:

Arpan Basu Chowdhury
of India for the photograph The Smile of Wisdom”,

Chrysovalantis Loukaides
of Cyprus for the photograph “The road to…”,

Ramazan Cirakoglu
of Turkey for the photograph Free run horse’

In addition to the prizes and the honourable mentions the following photographs stood out and were selected for the commemorative book to be published and for the exhibition and relevant auction:



 Destination Freedom

 Alexis Saveriades

 Helping hands for freedom

 Alexis Saveriades

 Intellectualism of chaos

 Andreas Andreou

 Ups and downs

 Andreas Andreou

 Fly on

 Andreas Kissas

 Breaking of a Shackle

 Arpan Basu Chowdhury

 The Freedom of Gender

 Arpan Basu Chowdhury


 Chrysovalantis Loucaides

 Stairway in another planet

 Chrysovalantis Loucaides

 Freedom from the modern life

 Chrysovalantis Loucaides 

 Heavens Gate

 Despina Anastasis

 Open wings

 Despina Anastasis

 Returning Home

 Despina Anastasis

 Travelling is freedom

 Katia Ioannou

 Exploring the world

 Katia Ioannou


 Kostas Efthyvoulou

 Free spirit

 Loizos Economides


 Loizos Economides

 Nature Lover

 Loizos Economides


 Maria Savvidou

 I am a free human being

 Maro Karava Kyprianou

 Free spirits

 Minas Alexiou

 Free horse

 Ramazan Cirakoglu 

 Dream of Childhood

 Subham Das

 Entouches Freedom

 Subham Das

 The Sake of Breath

 Supratim Das


 Yasser Alaa Mobarak


 Yasser Alaa Mobarak

 Concrete Structure

 Yiannos Zachariou 


 Yiannos Zachariou

 Two sided wall

 Yvonne Zachariou


Opening – Award ceremony

The opening and award ceremony will take place on Friday the 26th of November 2021 at 7:30pm, at AKAMANTIS Business Center, 10 Egypt Street, 1097, Nicosia, Cyprus where the prizes will be awarded, in accordance with the governmental measures for Covid-19 pandemic. The opening of the award ceremony and the photo exhibition will be held by the Honourable Minister of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth of Cyprus, Mr. Prodromos Prodromou.

The following prizes will be awarded:

  • 1st prize €750;
  • 2nd prize €500;
  • 3rd prize €250;
  • Honourable Mentions. Relevant certificates will be awarded.

The Philanthropic Character of the Photography Competition

The Competition has also a charitable purpose.

The proceeds from the event, as identified in the terms and conditions of the Competition which are found here, as well as a €500,00 donation by Kinanis Law Firm, will be donated to the non-profitable company, ”Christina A. Apostolou Foundation” https://www.facebook.com/ChrAFoundation/.

A commemorative book will be published containing the winners, the honourable mentions and the shortlisted photographs. The book will be sold at the price of €5 each, and all money collected from the sales will be donated to the non-profitable company charitable institution above indicated.

The aforesaid photographs will be exhibited for auction at Akamantis Business Centre, as from Friday 26/11/2021 to Saturday 11/12/2021 and will be eligible for acquisition by bidding process.

In addition to the exhibition, the photographs will also be available for bidding online at https://www.kinanis.com/Community/3.

The starting bidding price for all photographs exhibited, will be €100 plus VAT.

The highest bidding price of each photograph which will be received by the end of the exhibition on 11/12/2021, will be the winning selling price of that photograph.

The final results of the competition and the amount donated will be audited by external auditors and published after the end of the event at the Kinanis LLC website.

Our Gratitude

We would like to thank and express our gratitude to the committee of judges, Christalla Kyriacou, BAA, MVA, Freelance Photographer, Lecturer, Giorgos Hadjipieris, Composer, Music Producer, Amateur Photographer and Christos Kinanis, Advocate, Amateur Photographer, who devoted their time, expertise and knowledge for the successful selection of the winning photographs, honourable mentions and shortlisted photographs, after a long and fruitful discussion and consideration.

We would also like to thank Honourable Minister of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth of Cyprus, Mr. Prodromos Prodromou for accepting our invitation to open the award ceremony and the exhibition.

We also express our gratitude and appreciation to our main sponsors, Messrs. VONPENDE HOLDINGS P.L.C., Akamantis Business Center and C. Efstathiou Audit Ltd for their generosity in supporting this event and its charitable purpose along with our firm.

A big thank you, to the employees of Kinanis LLC, who spent numerous hours to bring this event to success.
We also express our gratitude and respect to all the participants, winners or not, who took part to this charitable event whose participation made the event feasible, reminding also everyone the ancient maxim, «Ού το νικάν αλλά το εύ αγωνίζεσθαι».

We hope that all participants will also honour the 4th Photography Competition 2022 which will be announced in due course.

We again thank you all for this wonderful journey!


Kinanis LLC
Lawyers’ Limited Company
12 Egypt Street, 1097, Nicosia
P.O. Box 22303, 1520 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: + 357 22 55 88 88 – Fax: + 357 22 66 25 00
E-mail: KinanisLLC@kinanis.com – Web site: www.kinanis.com