Qatar Museums (QM) has announced an open call for all professional Indian photographers living in Qatar aged 18 years and above to apply in the Qatar-India 2019 Year of Culture photography exchange.

Photographers who want to be considered for an upcoming exhibition showcasing the best of Qatar contemporary photography under the theme Life in Qatar, are welcome to apply. Photographers can choose to submit images that showcase any aspect of Qatar’s portraits, architecture and landscape; all styles and formats of photography are eligible. A final selection of photographs will be exhibited in the forthcoming exhibitions which will be organised by QM, locally and internationally. The two chosen photographers will also win an economy airfare ticket to India.

The Years of Culture Program is a year-long programme developed to deepen understanding between nations through mutual exchanges of arts, culture, heritage and sport.

Organised by Qatar Museums and sponsored by Official Airline Qatar Airways, the Qatar India 2019 Year of Culture, was planned in collaboration with leading institutions in Qatar and India, including the Embassy of Qatar in New Delhi, the Embassy of India in Doha, Qatar’s Ministry of Culture and Sport, Qatar Foundation, the National Tourism Council, Doha Film Institute and many more.

All applications for the Year of Culture photography exchange initiative must be submitted before midnight on 22 September through the online application form that can be found here: More details about the application process can also be found at