The second edition in Asia will open for nominations in 2020

The second cycle of the 6x6 Global Talent Program has begun, with an announcement of the six selected talents from the region in 2020.

Countries included in this region

Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, and Yemen.

The 6x6 Global Talent Program is divided into six regions, linking to the concept of six continents. We appreciate that this division has many alternatives, and welcome queries.

Find out more about the nomination and selection processes.

First Cycle: Asia

6x6 Asia Talents

The talents of the first cycle of the 6x6 Global Talent Program in Asia were announced in February 2019. Discover the results of the first cycle in this region below: 

With Lars Boering, Managing Director of World Press Photo, as chair, the online selection committee comprised:

  • Ammar Abd Rabbo, photographer and journalist (Syria)
  • NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati, photographer and curator (Nepal)
  • Claudia Hinterseer, Senior Video Producer South China Morning Post (Netherlands)
  • Kazuma Obara, photographer (Japan)

Find out more about the nomination process.