Foto Janiek Dam

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

The world premiere of World Press Photo 2020, the major annual international press photo competition, is traditionally held in De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam. All over 150 award-winning images and videos can be seen, including the World Press Photo of the Year and the World Press Photo Story of the Year (see below). And of course many impressive photos in the categories News, Portraits, Sports, Nature and Environment and the winning films of the Digital Storytelling Contest. This year with extra personal space and an extensive package of corona adjustments for your safety and that of other visitors. To have a calm and safe 1-on-1 experience with the winning photos.

Tickets available online only
Tickets are here available.  To avoid physical contact at the box office, tickets for World Press Photo 2020 are only available online here. No ticket sales at the entrance.

Audio guide
Also this year, photographers and visual journalists tell their personal story of the winning images in the audio tour. This audio tour is included in the ticket price and available in the app. Download it just before your visit and bring a headset or earphones for your own comfort.

Corona measures

  • Special one-way walking route
  • Marked 1.5m viewing compartments and “passing street”
  • Disinfection columns
  • Carrying chairs instead of fixed benches
  • Click here for the full list of measures.
World Press Photo of the Year: Straight Voice © Yasuyoshi Chiba, Japan, Agence France-Presse
Cheering the Goal © Silvia Izquierdo, Peru, Associated Press
Black Drag Magic – Portrait of a Drag Artist and Activist © Lee-Ann Olwage, South Africa
Relative Mourns Flight ET 302 Crash Victim © Mulugeta Ayene, Ethiopia, Associated Press