UNESCO Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2019 for young photojournalists ( RUB 800,000+ prize)

Application Deadline: February 28, 2019.

The Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest is an annual contest for young photojournalists aged between 18 and 33 years old. It is Russia’s only platform for discovering new photojournalists and for allowing them to make a name for themselves on the world photojournalism stage. In 2018, around 6000 entries by young photojournalists from 77 countries were submitted to the contest.

The winning entries were exhibited around the world. In 2016 the exhibitions were run in Moscow, Istanbul, Cape Town, Cairo, Berlin, Shanghai, Rome, etc.

The annual submission period starts on December, 22. The date marks the birthday of Rossiya Segodnya photojournalist Andrei Stenin, who died while on assignment and in whose honour the contest is named

  • Gemini.Shiva Khademi, Iran. Portrait. A Hero of Our Time, series.
  • The White Mountain.Anas Kamal, Egypt . My Planet, series.
  • History on the Road Breakfast.Sebnem Coskun, Turkey. My Planet, single.
  • Red cow.Maria Plotnikova, Russia. My Planet, single.
  • Police pigtail.Sergei Gapon, Belarus. Top news, single.
  • A Dire Desperation For Safety.Mashruk Ahmed, Bangladesh. Top news, series.
  • Kenya’s Post-Election TurmoilLuis Tato, Spain. Top news, series
  • Street football .Maria Plotnikova, Russia. Sport, single.
  • Red-hot court.Aleksey Filippov, Russia. Sports, series.
  • Boxgirls Kenya.Luis Tato, Spain. Sports, series.
  • Marii El dwellers in the Ural region wear folk suits.Fyodor Telkov, Russia. Portrait. A Hero of Our Time, series.
  • Gemini.Shiva Khademi, Iran. Portrait. A Hero of Our Time, series.
  • The White Mountain.Anas Kamal, Egypt . My Planet, series.

Contest Themes: all subject

Eligibility: Open to Worldwide

Entry Fee: None

Nominations & Categories:

1.       Top News – Single/Series

2.       Sports – Single/Series

3.       My Planet – Single/Series

4.       Portrait. A Hero of Our Time – Single/Series

5.       Inspiration – Single

Prizes:

– The Grand Prize winner – RUB 700,000 (seven hundred thousand).

– The first place winner in each category for an individual Photo Image or a Series of Photo Images – RUB 100,000 (one hundred thousand).

– The second place winner in each category for an individual Photo Image or a Series of Photo Images – RUB 75,000 (seventy five thousand).

– The third place winner in each category for an individual Photo Image or a Series of Photo Images – RUB 50,000 (fifty thousand).

Contest sponsors may also offer additional prizes.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the UNESCO Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2019

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