World Press Photo 2009 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 196 images selected by an international, independent jury from a total of 96,268 that entered the contest. During September 2009 they will be presented in Buenos Aires, at Centro Cultural Borges, sponsored by the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Argentina.
The exhibition comprises 196 photographs, including the prize winner and the ones awarded in every one of the 10 categories.
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: September 7 through October 4, 2009
Location: Centro Cultural Borges, Viamonte & San MartĂ­n, 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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