World Press Photo Exhibition 2022 open

The world premiere of World Press Photo Exhibition 2022 was festively opened on Thursday 14 April in De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam by: Alderman Touria Meliani, winner Bram Janssen (category Stories, Asia region), Annabelle Birnie (director of Nieuwe Kerk) and Joumana El Zein Khoury (Director of World Press Photo)

Alderman Meliani said: ‘Amsterdam once again shows the best photojournalism and documentary photography to the world. They are not just photos. These are the stories that matter.”

The exhibition is the premiere of the annual exhibition of the international press photography competition, which will then go on a world tour and will visit at least 65 cities in 25 countries.