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Czech Press Photo 2016

Old Town Hall – Cloisters and Knights’ Hall (Staroměstská radnice – Křížová chodba, Rytířský sál), Staroměstské náměstí 1, Praha 1 - Staré Město, 110 00


22. 11. 2016 – 30. 1. 2017

CZECH PRESS PHOTO is a prestigious photography contest with a follow-up exhibition, providing an independent and authentic visual testimony of life as witnessed by professional Czech and Slovak photojournalists. The purpose of the annual competitions and exhibitions, which have been held  since 1995, is to enable the public to become direct witnesses of events and phenomena that took place during the previous year, to motivate photographers to a more personal approach in their everyday work routine and to stimulate the development of the media of photography. Czech Press Photo gives the opportunity to present works in which the mainstream media are not interested for various reasons and supports the interest in photojournalism as a tool of interpersonal recognition and understanding.

Contestants may submit their pictures for following categories: Spot news, Daily life, People spoke about, Art, Sport, Portrait, Nature and science Contemporary issues and Lifestyle.

Video competed in categories Spot news and reportage, Feature and Investigation.

To ensure impartiality, the works are evaluated by an independent international expert committee, which changes each year.

Opening time:

  • daily 10.00-19.00

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