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Children of the arctic

Online Vote Opens on Andrei Stenin Contest Website

© Artyom Onopriyenko

MOSCOW, July 1 — RIA Novosti. As per tradition, internet users will also be able to choose the best work from among those shortlisted for the 2022 Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest: on July 1, online voting began on the contest’s website in Russian (https://stenincontest.ru/winners2022/) and English (https://stenincontest.com/winners2022/).

In order to take part in the vote, choose the photo you like best and click the icon next to it. You do not need to have a social media account to vote. The vote will run until 23:59 (Moscow time) on July 31.
The winner of the online vote will be announced in early August, and the photographer of the most popular shot on the internet will receive a contest certificate.

Prize-winners from the shortlist, as well as the Grand Prix winner, will be announced by the contest’s organizing committee in September on http://stenincontest.com. Future plans include launching a traditional road show of the winners in cities around the world before the end of the year.

About the contest
The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest, organized by Rossiya Segodnya under the patronage of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO, aims to support young photographers and draw public attention to the challenges of photojournalism today. It is a platform for young photographers – talented and sensitive individuals open to all things new – to highlight people and events near us. 

General media partners: VGTRK (National State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company), SMOTRIM online-platform, Rossiya-Kultura TV channelMoskva-24 TV channel .

International media partners: Sputnik news agency and radio, RT TV channel and website, Askanews, Independent Media, Telam news agencyANA, Shanghai United Media Group (SUMG), China Daily, The Paper , Al Mayadeen, Festival della Fotografia Etica.

Industry partners: Russian Union of JournalistsYOung JOurnalistsRussian Photo, Photo-study.ru, Photo Academy, FotoargentaAll About Photo, Artdoc, IPhoto Channel, For Photographers Only, PhotON Festival as an international exhibition partner.