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The Anne Frank House has organised an annual photo competition for young people since 2006. The theme of the 2009 competition was: ‘What is your greatest wish?’

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AFS_A_AFrank_III_027_098.jpgYou’ve known for a long time that my greatest wish is to be a journalist, and later on, a famous writer. In any case, after the war I’d like to publish a book called ‘The Secret Annex’.

2009 winner

3 May 2010 marked the 50th anniversary of the Anne Frank House as a museum. It was also the day that 14-year-old Ni Wayan Mertiayani from Indonesia came to the museum with her sister for a VIP welcome.More

Ni Wayan Mertiayani Winner of the 2009 photo competition

2009 Winning photo

The jury said about this photo: The shape of the tree, the one chicken up in the branches, the color and light. They all work in its favor. All of this relays the photographer’s reality through subtle symbolism. More

2008 Winning photo

The jury said about this photo: We all remember those first moments which required our courage, when we were young. Moments we knew we had to do to 'grow up,' moments when we knew everything would be ok we just had to get past our fears. This magically captures one of these moments. More

2007 Winning Photo

The jury said about this photo: Even though the man was old and lost his teeth, I can see the happiness and satisfaction on his face. More

2006 Winning photo

The jury said about this photo: This photograph is technically well executed. There is just enough blur in the figure to suggest movement and yet it still holds the form of the body and the dress well. The cropping of the body adds interest to the composition and focuses the eye on the points of movement and stasis. More