DATES: from 22th June 2016 to 26th June 2016

WHERE: Krakow 


  • Accomodation in Krakow at ONE WORLD HOSTEL
  • Breakfast
  • Guided Tour of Krakow in English 
  • Trip (bus, guide, tickets) to Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps
  • Trip (bus, guide, tickets) to WieliczkaSalt Mine
  • 2 Team Leaders



  • International Contest with photographers from all the world. Learn to work in a team.
  • Workshop organized by Weronika Kosinska 
  • Workshop organized by Julia Pajak
  • 1 photo per each participant will be published with his credits on the official Facebook page of Krakow, Krakow PL (106K followers)
  • 20 photos published by Let me Italian you
  • Attendance certificate
  • Free semester at Photography School of Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design
  • Voucher for 2 person of Ritual Hammam at Hammam Szeherezada
  • International Experience

To see the photos realized by the participants: 

To see the full gallery of the project:

To read the references of the participants:


1° Position:


Award: Fee semester at Photography School of Cracow School of Fashion & Art Design

2 ° Position:


Award: Voucher for 2 person of Ritual Hammam at Hammam Szeherezada



Vadim A software developer with a big passion for everything that is Art. Musician and traceur in his free time, he dreams about traveling the world telling stories with photography
Sebastian My name is Sebastian and I'm a twenty year old boy from Salzburg/Austria. I always spend my spare time outside looking for beautiful places to take photos and just enjoy nature!
Federica Free lance photographer since 2009, IED graduate. Photography is everywhere you can find inspiration: people, places, things, moments. Ready to take every new working experience that world would share with me.
Francesca I'm nineteen and my biggest passion is photography.I started photographing when I was a little girl,and I have developed this passion over the years.Now I'm a college student;I'm studying photography at the Academy of Fine Arts in Milan.My dream is to become a photo-reporter for magazines,or to have the possibility of join the world of fashion photography.
Adis My name is Adis and I consider myself an amateur photographer as well as a travel enthusiast. All the shots that I take can tell you a story and I love everything that is art.
Martina I'm 22 and I live in Rome. I'm still looking for my own path, but at the moment photography is my only certainty.I wasn't looking for it and it wasn't looking for me,we just found each other.My every picture tell a story, an event,some life fragments.If today I am who I am,I ought it to photography.
Jessica I am from Barcelona! I like being part of photographic projects and work with photographers. I love street photography and especially taking pictures about anything that looks interesting for me. Photography has a mean of escape: I think it is an underappreciated art and lately much less by the fact that now anyone can be ''photographer”.
Samuele My name is Samuele, I am an architect florence's university graduate, and I have passion for photograph. I like stop the moment with a photo, so this moment is forever. My photos represent the land, the architecture and the humanity.
Alessandro Traveling is nice looking carefully it is even more. the world gives sensational moments at any time, photography is to capture them and share them with the rest of planet.
Peny My name is Peny, 32 years old and i'm a self-taught photographer from Greece. Infinitely passionate about photography and travelling. See, feel, don't think, shoot and travel as much as you can.
Katia My name is Katie, I live in Pescara and work in the legal sector . I love the sea, I love traveling , writing poems and photographing around the world. The photographs for me is immediate transformation of poetry into image; the photographs is learn to look at what surrounds us.. My next objective? Photographing many places as possible around the world!
Sara Born in Genova, in 1994. I discovered my love for photography in a little town in the Ligurian interland. The way I chase my passion is through studying at the accademy of fine arts in Naples. I love to express myself in many ways . The photograph is what is closest to my soul , it is the means by which my soul is shown to others.
Pasquale When he was young he discovered the passion for photography, and after for video. Since that time he decided to invest all time and energy to study and work in this direction. Today he is a videomaker with a passion for all forms of visual communication and visual arts, first of all for photography.
Flaminia I'm 21 yearsfrom Catania.I am beginning a path at the faculty of Cultural Heritage.I truly appreciate every face of art and I concentrate myself to create photographs that may represent the person I am.I would like to travel the world,discover new places and experience new cultures; always trying to learn new techniques.The way you can express every moment of life through photography is the characteristic I like most.
Giulia I’m Giulia,23 years.I live in Civitavecchia near Rome, and I’m Undergratuate in “Decorazione” at Academy of Fine Art in Rome. Now I’m studying in the same Academy “Graphic and Photography”,because I love the art,but the Photography is the better medium for express myself,turning me in a storyteller of the world around me.I love street photography,photo reportage and fine art photography,so I’m excited to take part in this project.
Anastasia My name is Natasa, I am 23 years old and I am from Greece. Ι believe in the power of knowledge and I like shooting photos because I like capturing the moments.Exploring and observing the universe is the key for a better world while humanity is a part of it.
Alina 28 years old. Born in Bergamo, Northern Italy. Social project manager and fundraiser for work, photographer for passion. Favorite genres: landscape and street photography. Favorite quote: "To photograph: it is putting on the same line of sight one's head, one's eye, one's heart" - by Henri Cartier Bresson.
Federico I’m 34 years.I live in Giaveno,Val Sangone near Turin.I studied Geography at Turin’s University,now I do different works:about rural development projects, sometimes I teach in secondary school and I also do some graphics work. I like discovering new places,know people and photography to communicate emotions.
Gianni Hi, I'm Gianni. I like the brutalist architectures, paintings and photos Futurist. I am passionate about outskirts and street arts. I ride bike in my spare time.I don't look forward to discover Cracovia.



                         INTERNATIONAL CONTEST

After the great success of the first two editions, DISCOVER KRAKOW is ready to launch its first INTERNATIONAL CONTEST! Photographers from all the world will compete to show with their pictures the beauty of Krakow.

DISCOVER KRAKOW is an innovative project whose purpose is to make the participants live a professional experience for those who love photography and video making.

The main goal of the project is to valorise and promote the romantic and shining city of Krakow, in Poland, trough photos, reportage, videos made by young photographers from different places of the world. DISCOVER KRAKOW wants to enrich the professional and academic path of the young photographer, moreover it wants to enrich his portfolio.

DISCOVER KRAKOW is supported by Italian Cultural Institute in Krakow.

The tour of Old Town is organized in collaboration with Kalina Tyrkiel, a Polish photographer, who has the role to let discover and know all the beauties of Cracow thanks guided tours. Furthermore, agenda will be enriched with the visit of two UNESCO World heritage sites: Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps and the Wieliczka Salt Mine.

In order to improve participants’ professional and academic skills, there will be three workshops:

  1. Workshop "Portrait photography" organized by the famous Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design; it will last 3 hours. 
  2. Workshop organized by the polish photographer Julita Pająk.
  3. Storytelling organized by the polish photographer Weronika Kosinska.


Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful, DISCOVER KRAKOW - International Contest wants to be the moment where you discover who you are meeting and facing young photographers from all the world.

How is DISCOVER KRAKOW - International Contest organized and what is its output?

The role of participant is to take photos of Krakow’s beauties during each guided tours. You will work alone or in pair: your fellow could be one your friend or another participant choosen by us. The project lasts 5 days. On Saturday, during the final event, you have to show your best 10 photos of Krakow. The winner will be elected by a panel of experts and will be prized by Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design with a free semester at Photography School. For second one classified a voucher for 2 person of Ritual Hammam at Hammam Szeherezada (

Here you are the agenda:

Wednesday 22 June

08:00 – 13:30 Participants arrival

14:00 – 15:00 Opening & Welcoming from the Director of Italian Culture Institute in Krakow

15:00 – 17:30 Old Town Krakow Visit with Kalina Tyrkiel

Thursday 23 June

07:00 – 07:15  Leaving for Auschwitz – Birkenau

09:00 - 12:30 Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps

16:30 - 18:00 Outdoor photoshoot with model in Old Town with Julita Pająk

18:30 - 19:30 Storytelling with Weronika Kosinska

Friday 24 June

10:00 – 13:00 Workshop “Portrait photography” at Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design

13:00 – 13:50 Leaving for Wieliczka Salt Mine

14:00 – 17:30  Wieliczka Salt Mine  

Saturday 25 June

11:00 – 13:00 Preparation for the Final Event

15:30 – 17:00 Final Event in Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design

Sunday 26 June

10:30 – 12:00 Visit of Kosciuszko Mound

12:00 – 12:30 Issue of Attendance certificates and Good bye


At the end of the project, it will be released to each participant the Attendance certificates signed by Let me Italian you and all its partners: Italian Cultural Institute in Krakow, Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design, Weronika Kosinska, Julita Pająk.

Plus, in order to make more visible the job done during the project, each participant will give 20 photos with his credits to Let me Italian you and then he will see one photo published on the official Facebook page of Krakow, Krakow PL (106K followers),and from our official Website & Instagram.




  International Contest



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