Entry Title: "Holy Fire in Jerusalem"
Name: Gili Yaari , Israel
Category and Expertise: Traditions and Cultures|Culture, Professional


Entry Description: Ethiopian Christian worshipers Celebrate the Holy Fire ceremony at the Deir Al-Sultan, the Ethiopian section of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on April 19, 2014 in Jerusalem's old city, Israel.

About the Artist:

Gili Yaari is an Israel-based photojournalist specializing in documentary and news photography. In his work, Gili focuses on social and humanitarian issues. Gili's works were published in New York Times, Time, Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, Corierra Della Serra, The Guardian, Financial Times, Les Echos, VISION China and PRIVATE Magazine among other international and Israeli magazines and daily papers. Since 2007 he is a contributing photographer for the Jerusalem based photo agency Flash90. Yaari has participated in several group exhibitions in Israel and worldwide. His work was awarded in various international photography competitions like 'Prix de la Photography Paris' (PX3) and 'International Photography Awards' (IPA), among others.