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World Press Photo Amsterdam

The World Premiere of the World's best Pictures

The 14th of April marks the start of World Press Photo Amsterdam. The winning images from the world’s largest and most prestigious annual press photography contest begin their world tour in Amsterdam.

World Press Photo Amsterdam

Each year, professional press photographers, photo agencies, newspapers and magazines from all over the world are invited to submit their top news-related pictures from the previous year. The best works are assembled into a travelling exhibition of over 200 images, creating an overview of how press photographers tackle their work around the globe and how the press relates news through images.

World Press Photo Festival Amsterdam

Next to the presentation of theses pictures, there is also a World Press Photo Festival in the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. This festival is held on the 13th and 14th of April. During the event various photographers and panels discus the pictures that are in the World Press Photo contest.


Nieuwe Kerk


Gravenstraat 17, Amsterdam

Start Date

14 April 2018

End Date

22 July 2018


Opening Hours

Daily 10:00 - 18:00


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