Tourism Minister Nilkhant Halarnkar inaugurated 1000 Smiles of Goa, an unique exhibition of portraits at the art gallery of Maquinez Palace, Panjim on Tuesday. The exhibition has been organized by CMYK Academy of Photography along with its students, Goa Police PRO Atmaram Deshpande and Magnum Ad Events.
Speaking on the occasion, Halarnkar complemented the organizers for their efforts to make this unique project successful and capturing the smiling faces of Goa. He wished them all the success.
1000 Smiles of Goa is an attempt to capture and showcase 1000 smiles of common people of Goa. The concept is based on 10 photographers, 10 locations and 10 hours which finally results into 1000 photographs. The locations included Panjim, Margao, Mapusa, Calangute, Vasco, Ponda, Canacona, Sanquelim, Colva and Old Goa. This year is the second year of the exhibition. The exhibition will be open to public till 30th December.