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Online Vote Opens on Andrei Stenin Contest Website

01 July
Moscow, Rossiya Segodnya Press Office

On July 1, online voting began on the contest’s website in Russian and English

Цзяньфэй Хи, Stenincontest - Rossiya Segodnya, 780, 01.07.2022

As per tradition, internet users will also be able to choose the best work from among those shortlisted for the 2022 Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest: on July 1, online voting began on the contest’s website in Russian and English.

In order to take part in the vote, choose the photo you like best and click the icon next to it. You do not need to have a social media account to vote. The vote will run until 23:59 (Moscow time) on July 31.

The winner of the online vote will be announced in early August, and the photographer of the most popular shot on the internet will receive a contest certificate.

Prize-winners from the shortlist, as well as the Grand Prix winner, will be announced by the contest’s organizing committee in September on http://stenincontest.com. Future plans include launching a traditional road show of the winners in cities around the world before the end of the year.

About the contest

The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest, organized by Rossiya Segodnya under the patronage of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO, aims to support young photographers and draw public attention to the challenges of photojournalism today. It is a platform for young photographers – talented and sensitive individuals open to all things new – to highlight people and events near us.

General media partners of the contest include the Rossiya-Kultura federal channel, Moskva 24 channel, Vesti.Ru news website.

International media partners include Sputnik news agency and radio, RT channel and website, Askanews news agency, Independent Media holding, Telam news agency, ANA news agency, Shanghai United Media Group (SUMG), China Daily news website, The Paper news website, Al Mayadeen media network, Prensa Latina news agency and DBW news website.

Industry partners of the contest include the Russian Union of Journalists, YOung JOurnalists news portal, Russian Photo portal, Photo-study.ru website, Photography Academy, Fotoargenta magazine, Delhi Photography Club, LF Magazine, All About Photo website, EYE photography magazine, Artdoc magazine, IPhoto Channel and PhotON festival.