A longing for the Far East and UNESCO heritage sites convince the jury: Presentation of honours for outstanding calendars kicks off the ITB BookAwards 2023
Focusing on the same theme, the calendar jury honoured the photographic journeys to selected natural and cultural heritage sites, published in the format of two equally high-quality, spectacularly illustrated spiral-bound table calendars featuring outstanding impressions of world heritage sites.
Kunth Unesco Heritage
The portrait-format wall calendar Fernweh Fernost 2023 with images by the two photographers Alexandra Schels and Patrick Pichler was “a gorgeously illustrated declaration of love to Asia”, said the jury chairman David Ruetz, director of ITB Berlin. The calendar visits a wide range of places in the Far East – including Lijiang, the ancient Chinese City of Kings in Yunnan Province, South Korea, Myanmar, Tokyo, Kyoto, Mongolia, the Taroko National Park in Taiwan’s east, and the stilt fishermen in Sri Lanka.
This well-chosen selection represents a work of photographic art that inspires buyers to pack their bags and head off, Ruetz added. The photographs are taken from the illustrated book ’Fernweh Fernost’, also published by teNeues Verlag.
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