Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency is currently accepting entries for the Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest for young photojournalists aged 18 to 33. Photographs can be submitted in 4 categories: Top News, Current Issues, Sports and Everyday Life.
The jury will award three prizes in each category as well as a Grand Prize. The Grand Prize winner will receive 500,000 rubles. (7,000+ Euro).
The contest seeks to draw public attention to photojournalism and to support young photographers. It gives members of the global photo community the opportunity to reach a wider audience, support high standards in photojournalism, and establish documentary photography quality standards internationally.
Leading representatives of international photo community will sit on the jury, including the director of the Multimedia Art Museum in Moscow (MAMM) Olga Sviblova, multiple winner and member of the World Press Photo Contest Yury Kozyrev and heads of the Reuters and Associated Press photo departments Grigory Dukor and Denis Paquin.
The award ceremony will take place in Moscow on 3rd June 2015.