• Stenin Contest •
• Deadline: Feb 28, 2022 •
• Prize: USD 9,500 + Exposure •
• Theme: Press/Documentary •
• Entry Fees: Free •
• REGISTRATION: CLOSED, Click HERE For More Opportunities •
The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest was established on December 22, 2014, by Rossiya Segodnya under the patronage of the Russian Federation’s Commission for UNESCO. The Stenin Contest is the only competition in Russia that discovers new names in international photojournalism and develops quality standards for documentary photography. The contest is aimed at supporting young photojournalists aged 18 to 33 in their striving for top professionalism. The contest was launched in memory of Rossiya Segodnya photojournalist Andrei Stenin, who died while on assignment in August 2014. The contest offers young photojournalists an opportunity to make their concerns known. The main themes of the contest include global humanitarian challenges, national identity, social equality, and the environment. The number of contest participants and the countries they come from has been growing every year. The contest itself is gaining popularity also thanks to the exhibitions of the winning entries, which have become an integral part of the event. They have been held in dozens of countries, including China, South Africa, Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Turkey, Lebanon, Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece, Hungary and Poland. In 2021 around 4,500 entries from 70 countries were submitted. The annual application period starts on stenincontest.ru|stenincontest.com on December 22, the birthday of Andrei Stenin. The entries will be accepted on the contest’s website until February 28, 2022 in Russian, English, and Chinese.