News Photo Award. The A Changing World competition unveils its shortlist – Society & Culture

MOSCOW, February 17. /TASS/. Organizers of the News Photo Awards. The A Changing World photo contest, organized by the Russian news agency TASS, published the shortlist of images after the jury’s vote on the official website (, reported the Department of Communications of business.

“We received thousands of photos from around the world, which reflect all the key events of the past year. The applicants demonstrated the difficult and dangerous conditions in which photojournalists sometimes have to work. Many brilliant works were submitted for the competition and it was rather difficult to choose the best for the shortlist. I am grateful to all the members of our huge international jury for their time and their professional evaluations, “said the president of the jury, Grigory Dukor, who heads the service photo and video from Russian news agency TASS.

Contestants will compete for the Grand Prize and victory in four categories – News, People & Lifestyle, Health and Environment.

The images were selected by the international jury consisting of 12 photojournalism experts from world-class mass media such as Action Press, AFP, Anadolu Agency, ANSA, DPA, EFE, Kyodo News, Yonhap News Agency, Xinhua and TASS.

Nearly 5,000 entries from 74 countries were submitted by photographers for the competition. Among them are journalists from Anadolu Agency, Associated Press, EFE, Kyodo News, Metropoles, Reuters, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) and Xinhua.

The countries most actively participating in the competition are China, the United States, India, Turkey, Brazil, Spain and Russia.

The winners announcement ceremony will be held online on March 24.

The best photo will win the Grand Prize – its creator will receive $10,000 and winners in the News, People & Lifestyle, Healthcare and Environment categories will receive $3,000 each.

This year, the international payment system Mastercard is the general partner of the News Photo Awards. A Changing World Contest.

News Photo Award. A Changing World is the second press photography contest organized by the Russian news agency TASS. The first was titled Defeat COVID and focused on the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

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