Moscow, March 20, Rossiya Segodnya Press Service. – Only three days are left for entries to be submitted for the Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest organized by Rossiya Segodnya under the patronage of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO. The Entries can be sent using the contest website stenincontest.com. All entries must be received before or by March 22 at 11:59 pm Moscow time. This year, among contestants are young photojournalists from Russia, Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, India, Spain, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, Australia, France, Syria and many other countries. The contest has received over 2,000 entries. The Andrei Stenin photo contest is the only Russian competition where young photo correspondents from anywhere in the world can get a real chance to push ahead with their careers. This year the prizes will amount to over $15,000 (according to the Bank of Russia exchange rate on March 20). Winners will have their works displayed during an international photography tour.
The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest aims to support young photographers and to draw public attention to the challenges of photojournalism in today’s world. It is a platform for young photographers — talented, sensitive and open to all things new — who draw our attention to the people and events around us.
The contest’s 2017 international media partners include: Al Mayadeen TV, Shanghai United Media Group (SUMG) and ICRC.
General media partners of the contest include the news website Vesti.Ru, the Russian state Rossiya-Kultura TV channel, news website KP.ru, news website ZhurDom and the Russian Photo website. International media partners of the contest include Sputnik News Agency and Radio, Askanews news agency, Independent Media holding, Notimex news agency, RT TV channel and news site, The Royal Photographic Society, Shanghai United Media Group (SUMG), Xinhua news agency, ANDES news agency, news agency ANA and Al Mayadeen TV channel. Industry media partners include the Academy of Photography, GeoPhoto agency, Photo-study.ru educational portal, Bleek Magazine, the Union of Journalists of Moscow, the Union of Art Photographers of Russia, Young Journalists information portal and the festivals PhotoVisa and Uglich Photo Parade.