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Posted On: 12 May 2013 09:31 pm
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World Press Photography Exhibition

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Event Details:


Date: May 15 - June 15, 2013
Time: 10 AM - 10 PM
Venue: Building 18, Katara Cultural Village

World Press Photo 13 aims to inform, and to inspire an understanding of the world. The current exhibition is an effort by the Qatar Photographic Society with the Cultural Village Foundation, Katara to collaboratively with the World Press Photo organization, work towards the development of a qualified photography audience and photographers in Qatar.

World Press Photo is dedicated to supporting photojournalism and documentary photography worldwide, and to stimulating high standards. It strives to generate wide public interest in photography, to build appreciation for photographers’ work, and to encourage the free exchange of information.

Each year, World Press Photo invites photographers from across the globe to participate in the World Press Photo Contest, the top photojournalism competition worldwide. An independent international jury of 19 experts judges all entries in Amsterdam, and an annual exhibition takes the prizewinning images to 100 locations in 45 countries. It is seen by millions of visitors.

Among other activities developed by World Press Photo, are an annual contest for multimedia, exhibitions on a variety of current themes, and the stimulation of photojournalism through educational programs.

World Press Photo is run as an independent, non-profit organization with its office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where World Press Photo was founded in 1955.