Thirty Hours Photo Marathon is the name of the photographic marathon organized by Italy Photo Marathon in support of AISM (Italian Multiple Sclerosis Association) in collaboration with Thirty hours for life, with the support of Melavi’ - Società Cooperativa Agricola Valtellinese – which will start at 10.00 on Sunday 3 March simultaneously all over the Italian territory.
The Trenta Ore Photo Marathon is open to all and any means digital photo: reflex, compact, smartphone.
Participating is easy: just sign on: info
The registration fee is 15 euro.
The funds raised through the registration will be used to project MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: YOUNG MOTHERS AND CHILDREN promoted by AISM Italian Multiple Sclerosis Association in collaboration with Thirty Hours for Life.
It is estimated that in Italy young women with MS between 16 e i 44 years are 33.000. Every day in Italy 6 Women find they have multiple sclerosis. Very often their lives and that of their children is completely changed by the disease. Through an active protection network in 50 Italian cities with a team composed of psychologists, Legal, professionals and volunteers will be able to provide them the help they need to fight their daily challenge with the disease.
How does it work. Once you sign, during the day of 3 March will be announced 3 photographic themes. at exactly 10, all 13 and at 16, symbolically each 3 ore, because every 3 hour there is a new diagnosis of MS.
I temi, secret until release, They will be launched by three squares in Turin, Roma (Piazza San Silvestro at 13) and Milan via company or one of television broadcasts RAI involved, so as to reach the entire peninsula. Participants will be inspired by stories and experiences of women and the SM, once released the theme, They will be able to run free in their own territory and shoot at their own style and creativity.
The competitors will have 30 hours to photograph (until to 16.00 of the 4 March) e 30 hours to select, edit and upload a picture for each issue on the dedicated portal (until to 22.00 of the 5 March).
All photos submitted will form a great gallery on the web. A jury with representatives from AISM and Thirty Hours for Life will decide the winners who will be invited to the event awards.
What is MS. Chronicle, unpredictable and debilitating, multiple sclerosis is one of the most serious diseases of the central nervous system. The 50% of people with MS she is young and has not yet 40 years. It affects women twice as often as men. In Italy 118 thousand people affected by multiple sclerosis, 3.400 new cases each year: 1 every 3 ore. The cause and cure are not conclusive yet been found but thanks to advances in scientific research, There are therapies and treatments can slow the progression of multiple sclerosis and to improve the quality of life of people with MS.
TRENTA ORE PHOTO MARATHON
Registration is now open for the photographic marathon that combines photography and solidarity: 30 hours to support the project “Multiple sclerosis: young mothers and children”.
The official event hashtag is # 30orePhotoMarathon