From 14 th November Novi Sad was the centre of photography of students from all over the world. On that day the World Biennial of Student Photography was opened in the Master Centre at the Novi Sad Fair. The international jury consisting of Irina Subotić, Branimir Karanović, Đorđe Odanović ( Serbia ), Palfi Gyorgy ( Hungary ) and Branko Kukurin ( Croatia ) chose the best works among the 500 photographs from 20 countries from almost all continents.
The three equal prizes in the amount of €200 worth of material were given to Shane Hulbert from Australia, Silvia Senčekovā from the Czech Republic and Jabulami Patrik Dhlamini from South Africa. The Academy of Arts in Novi Sad student Ivana Stojanovic was awarded the third prize and €500. The Second prize to the value of €1000 was given to the student from Hungary , Mezei Ildikó . The first prize winning work from Greece was suspended as it was found that it had not been signed by the author himself but by a second party.
The most successful professor at the Biennial was Djordje Odanovic from the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad . Professor Branimir Karanovic received special recognition for successful collaboration with the Biennial.
2nd prize Mezei Ildiko (Hungary)
3rd prize Ivana Stojanovic (Serbia)
Equal prize Jabulami Patrik Dhlamini (South Africa)
Equal prize Shane Hulbert (Australia)
Equal prize Silvia Senčekovā (Czech Republic)