The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest aims to promote young professional photographers and attract public attention to photojournalism and its mission.
The contest is being held by Rossiya Segodnya under the patronage of the Russian Federation’s Commission for UNESCO. The theme of the contest is Visualizing a Path to Global Understanding. Young professional photo journalists can convey this through their lens, reflecting a multidimensional understanding of the world in their entries.
The contest is open to participants aged 18 to 33. Entries will be accepted in five main categories: My Country, World Colors. Harmony of Life, Portraits: A Hero of Our Time, Breaking News and Sports.
The Contestant may submit only one Photo Image (Series of Images) in each category. Photo Images accepted for the Contest must be created on or after January 1, 2015. As an exception, a Series may be accepted that was started in the previousyears; however, the last Photo Image must have been created in 2015/2016. Files must contain all EXIF data.
•The Grand Prize winner will receive RUB 500,000 – aproximativ 5800 Euro or $6,390 (USD dollar)
•The first place winner in each category for an individual Photo Image or a Series of Photo Images will receive RUB 50,000
•The second place winner in each category for an individual Photo Image or a Series of Photo Images will receive RUB 35,000
•The third place winner in each category for an individual Photo Image or a Series of Photo Images will receive RUB 25,000
Entry deadline: 22nd March 2016
Entries may be submitted online through the site: stenincontest.com
Read all Terms and Condition in these website
In 2015, about 5,000 entries from 54 countries were submitted for the first contest. You can see some of the winners here