Winners of "Together Stronger" Photography/Digital Artwork Contest 2020
2020/12/14

To present various civilizations and exchanges, the Chinese Embassy in Kenya and the Kenya Union of Journalists (KUJ) launched the “Together Stronger” Photography/Digital Artwork Contest on the occasion of the opening of high-level meeting of the 75th UN General Assembly. Among large number of artworks participated, 38 excellent photos have been standing out. Great congratulations to the winners!

 

4 first prize winners:

1. Sila Kiplagat from Nation Media Group, Teamwork (photo);

2. Denish Ochieng from Standard Media Group, Teaching Kenyan youth how to make firm foundation (photo);

3. April Long from Naskia Handmade in Africa, A Chinese baby making mandazi (video);

4. Linda Famba from China Road & Bridge Cooperation, Working Together (photo);

 

8 second prize winners:

1. Daniel Oloo from Communication University of China, Lessons Africa can learn from China’s poverty eradication program (video);

2. David Maeri from CGTN Africa, Nairobi, A Cultural Melting Pot (video);

3. Jeff Angote from Nation Media Group, China-Kenya Covid-19 Fight (photo);

4. Otiato Opali from China Daily Africa, Full Circle Togetherness (photo);

5. Rose Mokeira, Freelancer, Building Kenya (photo);

6. Sammy Omingo Omweri from Standard Media Group, Residents Set To Benefit From Kegati Water Project (photo);

7. Bian Jiahao from Confucius Institute at Kenyatta University, Taking a Selfie Together (photo);

8. Li Yan from Xinhua News Agency, Dream to Be a Student (photo);

 

16 third prize winners:

1. David Gichuru Mwangi from Standard Media Group, China-Kenya road construction Nairobi Expressway (photo);

2. Rose Mokeira, Freelancer, China Kenya handshake (photo);

3. Eugene Mweri from CGTN Africa, the Age of COVID (video);

4. David Maeri from CGTN Africa, A moment of cultural exchange (photo);

5. Li Jing from Confucius Institute at Kenyatta University, "Singing" the era, anticipating the future (photo);

6. Linda Famba from China Road&Bridge Cooperation, Harmony brings smile (photo);

7. Zang Xiaoyan from Confucius Institute at Kenyatta University, Fighting against the COVID-19 Epidemic together (video);

8. Joseph Nguthiru, Egerton University , Engineering Meets Culture (photo);

9. Manyara Kinoti, Freelancer, China-Kenya Industrial Corporation Matchmaking (photo);

10. Ondari Ogega from Nation Media Group, Masomo(Education) (photo);

11. Phoebe Okall from Meru County Government, People to People (photo);

12. David Maeri from CGTN Africa, New Friends (photo);

13. Maureen Gathekia from Smant Company, Learning how to use chopsticks (photo);

14. Jonah Onyango from Standard Media Group, Ceremony (photo);

15. Chen Xingyu from STECOL CORPORATION, Friendship with Maasai (photo);

16. Li Yan from Xinhua News Agency, China We Stand With You (photo);

 

10 finalists:

1. Dr. Henry Kibet Rotich from Kenya Bureau of Standards, The voice of the little “lambs” reciting Chinese poems (video);

2. Zang Xiaoyan from Confucius Institute at Kenyatta University, Helping each other (video);

3. Hao Kaili from Confucius Institute at Kenyatta University, Happy Chinese Song Time (video);

4. Edwin Ondiek from CGTN Africa, Confluence (poster);

5. Phoebe Okall from Meru County Government, Cooperation (photo);

6. Robert Mburu from Rogim Photography, Stay Safe, We Shall Overcome (photo);

7. Zheng Shanpeng from Confucius Institute at Kenyatta University, Chinese and Kenyan on the same stage, dancing for the future (poster);

8. Li Juanjuan from Confucius Institute at Kenyatta University, Kenyans stand with Chinese in pandemic (photo);

9. Martin Mutisya, Freelancer, Covid-essence (poster);

10. Naftally Muriuki, Freelancer, Alisia, the talking mask (animation);

 

We’ve invited 5 judges from both Kenyan and Chinese side. They are, Mr. Eric Odour, Secretary General of KUJ, Madam Joan Pereruan, head of Photography of NMG, Mr. Maxwell Agwanda, Photo Editor of Standard Media Group, Mr. Rodgers Tom Sabana, Chief Graphic Designer of CGTN Africa, Madam Zhou Meifen, Culture Counsellor of Chinese Embassy. Thanks for their high professional work which ensure the utmost fairness and high quality of the contest.