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IHG brings biggest photo exhibition to Great Wall


Published on Sep 29, 2010

Holiday Inn
marked its global "Stay You" campaign with the largest ever photography exhibition at the Great Wall of China.

Organised in partnership with, the world's largest Chinese photography portal, the "Stay You" photography exhibition is the biggest of its kind in China. It was the first time that the Great Wall - one of the Seven Wonders of the World and the greatest source of national pride - has hosted such a photo exhibition.

People submitted photographs that show them being themselves. Nearly 10,000 submissions were received over a six-week period.  After a thorough selection process conducted by a panel of professional judges, 106 winning entries were presented in the Great Wall inaugural exhibition. This event attracted tens of thousands of participants when it took place on September 26.

China's biggest photography exhibition ever

•    Biggest number of photos: nearly 300 entries will be exhibited in 15 cities throughout China.
•    Biggest number of professional photographers: China's master photographer Xiao Quan accompanied by nearly 50 other famous photographers from China and abroad will exhibit their work alongside 100 photography enthusiasts who submitted their work online based on the theme of "Stay You".
•    Most diverse exhibition: event combining international renowned photographers from USA, France, Italy and Norway and Chinese top photographers invited to exhibit their work; photography enthusiasts' works selected from an online contest worldwide; and a photo collection compiled by Holiday Inn' staff.
•    Largest number of visitors: The Great Wall inaugural exhibition as well as the subsequent 15 exhibitions across China are expected to attract the highest number of visitors for any themed photography exhibition in China.

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