The 64th edition of the World Press Photo international annual exhibition has arrived in Romania, for the tenth year and can be visited in Bucharest, Timișoara and Cluj-Napoca during May-July 2021.
As a first this year, the exhibition will be also accompanied by a content project that will review the role and social impact of the responsible journalism, fake news and misinformation, with a series of podcasts, shows and debates to be announced during the summer.
The debates will be organized by Eidos Foundation and Upgrade 100 platform.
World Press Photo in Cluj-Napoca
The event is part of the international annual exhibition World Press Photo, which is touring the world, being on display in over 100 venues in more than 45 countries and is visited by over 4.5 million people at each edition.
The World Press Photo competition acknowledges the high quality photo journalism by awarding images and stories from all over the world. This year, 4,315 photographers from 130 countries worldwide have competed, enlisting 74,470 photos.
The exhibition is open at the The Art Museum of Cluj-Napoca until 20 June, and can be visited from Wednesday to Sunday, between 10.00 - 17.00.
The exibition will then travel to Timișoara (30 June – 20 July). Details of each event will be published on the exhibition's Facebook page, as well as in a dedicated section within the Digi24.ro portal.
The programme is supported by institutional partners from the US Embassy in Romania, UNICEF Romania, British Council Romania, EUNIC Romania, French Institute in Romania and Cluj Cultural Centre. The World Press Photo 2021 exhibition is organised in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and under the patronage of the National Commission of Romania for UNESCO.