16 Apr WORLD PRESS PHOTO EXHIBITION 2021
2021 Photo Contest, Spot News, Stories, 1st Prize
Port Explosion in Beirut
Photographer: Lorenzo Tugnoli
Contrasto, for The Washington Post
The exhibition World Press Photo will be the Italian premiere presenting the winning images of the 2021 Photo Contest. The World Press Photo is one of the most important awards in the field of photojournalism. Every year, for over 60 years, an independent jury of international experts, is called upon to express themselves on thousands of requests sent to the World Press Photo Foundation in Amsterdam by photojournalists from around the world.
The World Press Photo Foundation announced the results of the 64th annual World Press Photo Contest on its online channels on 15 April 2021. The announcement included the World Press Photo of the Year, World Press Photo Story of the Year, as well as the winners for each of the categories of the photo contest.
In addition to the photos, a section dedicated to Digital Storytelling will be on display fwith a series of videos that narrate the crucial events of our time.
2021 Photo Contest, World Press Photo Story of the Year
Photographer: Antonio Faccilongo
The jury of the 2021 Photo Contest selected Mads Nissen’s photograph The First Embrace as the World Press Photo of the Year, and Habibi by Antonio Faccilongo as the World Press Photo Story of the Year.