Close on February 28, 2018
Eligibility: Young photojournalists aged between 18 and 33 years old
Prize: Cash Prize
The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo contest was established on December 22, 2014. The contest is run by Rossiya Segodnya under the auspices of the Russian Federation Commission for UNESCO.It is an annual contest for young photojournalists aged between 18 and 33 years old. It is Russias only platform for discovering new photojournalists and for allowing them to make a name for themselves on the world photojournalism stage.
In 2017, around 5000 entries by young photojournalists from 76 countries were submitted to the contest. The winning entries were exhibited around the world. In 2017 the exhibitions were run in Moscow, Istanbul, Cape Town, Shanghai, Johannesburg, Beijing, Mexico, Madrid, Budapest, Athens, Beirut 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.
Applications can now be submitted to the stenincontest.com website through February 28, 2018.
Contest Themes: all subject
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.
Copyright: For the purposes of this Contest, the Contest Participants grant the Organizer the right to use the Photo Images submitted to the Contest.