Dr. Chi Huang，the Executive President of the Federation, as well as the Chairman of the Jury of the Event Organizing Committee, said “Record life with a lens and show nature with a lens- The pandemic has brought fear, patience, separation and expectation -2020 International Photography Air Exhibition, we will meet again.”
The 2020 International Photography Exhibition Tour, “Life, Nature-We Will Meet Again”, officially opened on August 29th Toronto time. Artists from Britain, Canada, China, the United States, Australia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Kenya, and many other counties all over the world, gathered in the clouds to broadcast live to the world. Adjutant of Queen Elizabeth II, key officials of the Chinese Embassy in the UK， official representatives of China, hosts and co-organizers, photographers, artists, sponsors, and the media were all present to congratulate these talented artists. More than 4.5 million plus 10,000 spectators participated in this grand event by watching through the network’s platform.
As the organizers of this year’s exhibition tour, the International Photographers Federation (IPF) of Canada called the members of the presidium to record videos in advance. These videos featured the photographers speaking on their own experience, working conditions, feelings, and overall creative process during COVID-19. Through their thoughts, words and personal stories, they have truly conveyed the feeling brought on by the phrase “Life and Nature – We Will Meet Again”. Dr. Chi Huang，the Executive President of the Federation, as well as the Chairman of the Jury of the Event Organizing Committee, and Mr. Pan Yezhi, the Vice Chairman, also joined the cloud live broadcast platform at 4:00 am Toronto time on the 29th meet the global audience. They delivered a special congratulatory message, and watched the personal videos recorded by photographers during COVID-19.