The Flagship exhibition of World Press Photo 2021, 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. And of course many impressive photos in the categories News, Portraits, Sports, Nature and Environment and the winning productions of the Digital Storytelling Contest.
Special promotion Stadspas
Stadspasholders with a green dot can visit the exhibition for free until June 30. You must reserve a ticket and timeslot in advance. Tickets are available in our ticket shop.
The winners for the World Press Photo Contest 2021 and the Digital Storytelling Contest 2021 have been announced! A professional jury submitted a record number of 74,470 images and nominated 45 photographers from 28 countries, including the Dutch photographer Jasper Doest with the series Pandemic Pigeons – A Love Story. View all nominated photos and digital stories at worldpressphoto.org/contests/2021.
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.
- Visit only with online ticket(s)
- Viewing areas and ‘passing lane’ to keep a safe distance of 1.5 meters
- One-way route, follow the indicated direction
- Disinfectants present
- Cards only in the Museum Shop
- Audio tour app
- Take-along seats instead of fixed benches