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Leica Camera + Red Bull Illume:Action Sports Photography Exhibition Tour & Kickoff Party-Nov.14, 2013


Unique Illuminated Nighttime Exhibition &  World Tour of Red Bull Illume’s Celebrated Action Sports Photographers

FREE Admission

Red Bull Illume Official Kickoff Party: November 14, 2013
at 9 p.m. (Attendees must be 21+.)

Scottsdale, Arizona
November 14 – 24, 2013
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm daily

Vancouver, Canada
February 1 – 10, 2014

Atlanta, Georgia (Tentative)
March 15 – 29, 2014

Leica is pleased to announce their official partnership with Red Bull Illume which is the world’s largest international photography competition dedicated to action and adventure sports.

This video presents “2013 Red Bull Illume Winner Award Ceremony highlights.”

  • The 2013 Red Bull Illume Winner Award Ceremony took place on August 29th in Hong Kong — enjoy all the highlights from a spectacular night that celebrated the world’s finest action sports photographers!

Here is the itinerary of the Red Bull Illume photography exhibition tour.

  • The first exhibition tour stop in the U.S. will begin in Scottsdale, Arizona on November 14, 2013.
    • An opening gala will be held the first night in Scottsdale for invited guests celebrating the tour’s first installation in North America on November 14, 2013.
      • Light boxes will be covered until the sun sets, and upon darkness, the covers will be removed to reveal stunning illuminated works of art.
      • Later that night a celebration will continue at the W Scottsdale, a local event partner, for the Red Bull Illume Official Kickoff Party.
        • The party will be open to the public starting at 9 p.m. and will feature a musical line-up including special guest DJs.
        • Attendees must be 21+.
    • A showcase of the most exciting and creative action sports photography on the planet will be displayed as art to the wider public.
      • The top 50 images selected from over 28,257 submissions by photographers from around the globe will be displayed as a part of a unique illuminated nighttime exhibition and will be FREE to the public.
  • After the first U.S. stop in Scottsdale, the tour will continue to travel around the world’s capitals and cultural hubs over the next two years.

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