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World Press Photo and Swiss Press Photo 2019 now in Prangins


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Once a year, the Château of Prangins hosts two important photo exhibitions: World Press Photo and Swiss Press Photo.

The World Press Photo exhibition showcases the best press photos taken across the world. For the 2019 contest, 78,801 photos were submitted from 120 countries. They were then whittled down over a period of three weeks by 17 jurors and the winning photos are now on display at the château.

There are some extraordinary and poignant photos in this exhibition, such as this below of a child collecting recyclable material whilst lying on a mattress, and surrounded by garbage on the Pasig River in Manila (this river is one of the 20 most polluted rivers in the world).

Photo above –  Mario Cruz 3rd prize in Environment category

There’s a series of photos of different sets...

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Tags:  Arts & Theatre, La Côte newspaper, Prangins, Château de Prangins, swiss press photo 2019

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