PPAI

Arts and Entertainment
2012

1ST PLACE WINNER
Arts and Entertainment 2012

GETTING A GRIP

by Liam McBurney

Rihanna on stage in Belfast

2ND PLACE
FROM RUSSIA WITH POISE

By Paul Sharp

Ballerinas Ludmila Titova, Anastasia Emelianova and Maria Sokolnikova, dancers of The Moscow Ballet pictured performing scenes from the Nutcracker at the Convention Centre Dublin.

3RD PLACE
BIEBER FEVER !

By Steve Humphreys

Justin Bieber emerges on stage as he opens his first Irish Concert at the O2 in Dublin.

Shortlisted
SPECIAL VISITOR

By Eamonn Keogh

Aboriginal Storyteller Francis Firebrace at the Feile na Bealtaine arts festival on Ventry beach in Dingle, Co. Kerry

Shortlisted
SINGING IN THE RAIN

By Cathal McNaughton

U2 perform in the rain on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival

Shortlisted
ENCHANTMENT

By Brian Arthur

Bea Daly pictured on the set of shooting a promotional video of the upcoming Newmarket Village Carnival.

SHORTLISTED
IN THE FRAME

By Naoise Culhane

Funnyman Jason Byrne takes a comedy leap

SHORTLISTED
FIRE STARTER

By Seán Curtin

Saint Patrick launches the Saint Patricks day festival in Limerick

SHORTLISTED
THERES WALLY

By Leon Farrell

People break the world record for the amount of people dressed as wheres Wally in the same place at the same time

SHORTLISTED
BAD HAIR DAY

By Leon Farrell

Models Aoife Cogan and Blathnaid McKenna get caught up in the windy conditions as they help launch Coast Autumn Winter 2011 collections.

SHORTLISTED
WAITING TO PERFORM

By Julien Behal

Dancers waiting for their cue to perform during a show highlighting Indian Culture in Dublin during Diwali, popularly known as the festival of lights.

SHORTLISTED
WAKING THE TITANIC SET

By Alan Place

Mark McGrath and Thomas Davis on set at West Clare Railway Station for the filming of GMarsh Television Productions "Waking The Titanic".