Preparations under way for 5th Oil, Media Festival

 Preparations under way for 5th Oil, Media Festival

Iran will hold the 5th Oil and Media Festival in August 2016 and preparations have started for the event.

The public relations department of the ministry of petroleum has started arranging the event in a bid to enhance cooperation between Iranian media outlets and the energy sector. 

Based on the call for works of the festival, creators of all media works including writers, journalists and photographers may submit their works in the following sections: 

Editorials, viewpoints, interviews, critiques, journalistic reports, analytic-descriptive articles, research works, photographs, comedy and caricatures, titles, podcasts, video reports and translations. 

Every participant must present at least 5 works which are produced by them and the deadline for submissions will be April 20 2016 if it is not extended. 

The winners will be lauded on the day of journalists. 

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The first edition of the festival was held in 2003. 

Date: 3/8/2016