ONE HUNDRED of the best photographs from the LookWest.ie and Pix.ie Volvo Ocean Race Festival Photo Competition will be exhibited for the weekend from tomorrow until Sunday at Merchants Hall, 1 Merchants Road. Admission is free and open to the public from 10am to 6pm each day.
The photo competition, sponsored by the Western Development Commission (WDC ) and run in conjunction with photo sharing website Pix.ie, took place over the two weeks of the Volvo Ocean Race Festival and smashed the previous record of uploaded photos from an Irish event. The photo exhibition is being staged by the WDC in collaboration with Let’s Do It Galway.
All shortlisted pictures were selected to reflect the themes of the Volvo Ocean Race visit to Galway and how the event interacted with the city, its people, and visitors. The photographs capture the opening ceremony, the boats, the air show, the entertainment, and the excitement and fun of the race village.