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The jury of the 2021 Photo Contest selected Mads Nissen’s The First Embrace as the World Press Photo of the Year, and Habibi by Antonio Faccilongo as the World Press Photo Story of the Year. View all winning photos and stories

Reconstructing Seven Days of Protests in Minneapolis After George Floyd’s Death by Holly Bailey/The Washington Post and Matt Daniels, Amelia Wattenberger/The Pudding, was awarded Interactive of the Year and Calling Back From Wuhan by Yang Shenlai/Tang Xiaolan awarded Online Video of the Year. View all winning productions
The World Press Photo Foundation hosted its annual festival online this year, from 15-17 April. The three-day program included the Awards Show, presentations and dialogue and will be available to rewatch soon. Stay tuned! 

The World Press Photo Exhibition 2021, showcasing the winners of this year's Contests is due to start its worldwide tour in April. We’re closely monitoring COVID-19 restrictions and are updating our calendar regularly. See the calendar

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