The 58th World Press Photo contest received a total of 97,912 images. Join us in De Nieuwe Kerk and see the winning results on Sunday, April 19th at 12:00. We will meet in front of the main entrance at 12:00 and walk in together.
Join the event here: http://www.meetup.com/Amsterdam-Photo-Club/events/220407829/
Normal entrance fee is 10 Eur
iAmsterdam City Card: €3.50
Museum Card holders: Free
The winning picture is by Danish photographer Mads Nissenand shows Jon and Alex, a gay couple, during an intimate moment in St Petersburg, Russia. Life for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people is becoming increasingly difficult in Russia. Sexual minorities face legal and social discrimination, harassment, and even violent hate-crime attacks from conservative religious and nationalistic groups.