The exhibition will run through February 28. Over 70 photographs from all over the world are on display, including from Russia, Spain, Italy, South Africa and Iraq. The preview of the exhibition was held at the UN Headquarters on November 2, on the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists. The exhibition then toured worldwide, and has been in Brussels, Beirut, Buenos Aires and Tel Aviv, among other cities.
The curator of the exhibition also commended the level of attention that the exhibition has so far received in India and noted that many high-ranking guests were in attendance at the opening.
About the contest:
The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest was launched by Rossiya Segodnya under the aegis of the Russian Commission for UNESCO. Its main goal is to support young photographers and draw public attention to the challenges of modern photojournalism. This contest is a platform for young talented, photographers;Vesti.Ru and the Russian state Rossiya-Kultura TV channel. The international information partners of the contest include Sputnik International Information Agency and Radio, Askanews Information Agency, Independent Media Holding, Notimex News Agency, ANA News Agency, RT channel and website, Shanghai United Media Group (SUMG), China Dailywebsite, PNA news agency, AlYoum AlSabee newspaper and website, The Paper website, Al Mayadeen media network and Renminwang website. The industry partners supporting the contest are the Russian Photo and Photo-study.ru websites, School of Visual Arts, Academy of Photography, the YOung JOurnalists information portal, the Contrastes magazine, the Fotoargenta magazine, the All About Photo website, Cuartoscuro magazine, Delhi Photography Club and PhotON festival as an international partner.