World Press Photo 2008 in Buenos Aires

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Every year, following the World Press Photo Contest, the winning images go on show around 80 cities worldwide, starting in Amsterdam as part of the prize-giving ceremony in April, until March the following year. This year's exhibition comprises 185 images, that were selected by an international, independent jury from a total of 80536 that entered the contest. During November they will be presented in Buenos Aires, at Centro Cultural Borges, sponsored by the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Argentina.
Since 1995, the Dutch organization World Press Photo offers international support to new photo journalists. The World Press Photo Exhibition is the best known of World Press Photo's activities.
The annual World Press Photo contest offers an overview of the way press photographers approach their work, bringing together pictures from all parts of the globe to reflect trends and developments in photojournalism.

Dates: November 7 through 27, 2008
Location: Centro Cultural Borges, Viamonte & San Martín, Buenos Aires
Opening hours: Mondays to Saturdays, 10 AM to 9 PM. Sundays 12 noon to 9 PM.
Entry fee: AR$ 10

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