• The Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival was first launched in 2015 by RongRong, Chinese photography pioneer and co-founder of Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, and Sam Stourdzé, head of the Académie de France-Villa Médicis and former director of Les Rencontres d'Arles. The event's co-producers include Three Shadows Photography Art Centre and Xiamen Tianxia Jimei Media Co., Ltd. Every November the festival will be held in two main sites:  Three Shadows Xiamen Photography Art Centre and Xiamen Jimei Citizen Square Exhibition Hall.

     

    During the festival there will be a series of events and activities open for photo professionals, lovers and to all, including the opening ceremony,awards cer- emony, lectures, performances, screenings, tours guided by artists and curators and greeting with the professional, etc. Untill now Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival has attracted over 35,000 visitors, become a must-see event in China.