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Exhibition: World Press Photo Exhibition 2017 at the Canadian War Museum

By Hannah Manning on August 1, 2017


The World Press Photo Exhibition 2017 is at the Canadian War Museum for the tenth year running. The exhibition features the winning images from the annual World Press Photo competition. The World Press Photo Foundation receives support from the Dutch Postcode Lottery and Dutch Ambassador Henk van der Zwan was at the opening to deliver remarks.

For this year’s contest, 5,034 photographers from 126 countries submitted 80,408 images. The jury awarded prizes to 45 photographers from 25 countries, in the following eight categories: Contemporary Issues, Daily Life, General News, Long-Term Projects, Nature, People, Sports and Spot News.

Three Canadian photojounalists won awards and their images are available for viewing as part of the exhbition until August 13, 2017.

Admission to the World Press Photo Exhibition at the Canadian Museum of War is free. The exhibition ends August 13.