MOSCOW, March 20 – RIA Novosti. Acceptance of studies for the ninth, which began in December last year Contest in memory of Andrey SteninThe military correspondent of the media group Russia Today, who died near Donetsk in the summer of 2014, has been completed, and the organizing committee of the competition is summarizing the first results.
Ordered for creative competition in 2023 fly thousands of works 50 countries. The TOP-5 of the most active international participants included photojournalists from India, Bangladesh, China, the fourth place was shared by journalists from Italy and France, the fifth – from Spain and Iran.
Russian journalists are also among the most active participants: the number of applications from Russia’s regions and the federal center has almost doubled compared to last year’s competition.
The geography of the competition has also expanded: it was completed in 2023 with applications from photojournalists from Ghana and Burundi. African journalists are among the most active participants in the Stenin Contest: since it began in December 2014, photojournalists from 26 African countries have submitted their work to the contest, almost half of the total number of African countries.
Ghana is a new participant in the Stenin Photojournalism Contest
Photographers from Egypt (#1), South Africa (#2) and Nigeria (#3) were the leaders in the TOP 3 in terms of the number of submissions from African countries during the competition.
Among the nominations, “My Planet” remained the leader in terms of the number of works, followed by “Portrait. A Hero of Our Time”, “Main News” and “Sports”.
About the Contest
Organized by the Rossiya Segodnya media group under the auspices of the UNESCO Russia Commission, the Andrey Stenin International Photojournalism Competition aims to support young photographers and draw the public’s attention to the challenges of modern photojournalism. It is a platform for young photographers who are talented, sensitive and open to anything new, where they bring our attention to the people and events around us.
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General information partners of the competition are: VGTRK (All-Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Corporation) (Russia), online platform LOOK AT (Russia), all-Russian state TV channel “Russia-Culture” (Russia), TV channel “Moscow 24” ( Russia).
International media partners of the competition: news agency and radio Sputnik (International), TV channel and portal RT (International), Media holding Independent Media (South Africa), ANA news agency (South Africa), Shanghai United Media Group (SUMG) ) (China ), Internet China Daily newspaper portal (China), The Paper Internet portal (China), Al Mayadeen media network (Lebanon).
In the status of industry partners, the competition is supported by: Union of Journalists of Russia (Russia), YOUTH Journalists information portal (Russia), Russian Photo portal (Russia), Photo-study.ru portal (Russia) .
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