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World Press Photo exhibition begins at Drik Gallery

World Press Photo exhibition begins at Drik Gallery

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The Dhaka edition of World Press Photo 2022 exhibition began at Drik Gallery in the capital’s Panthapath on Friday. Organised by Drik Picture Library, the exhibition showcases the photo stories from the 65th annual World Press Photo Contest. 

Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Bangladesh Anne van Leeuwen, Executive Director of World Press Photo Foundation Joumana El Zein Khoury, Photographer and former World Press Photo Jury Abir Abdullah and Managing Director of Drik Picture Library Shahidul Alam were present at the opening ceremony of the exhibition.

A discussion ‘The Importance of Visual Literacy in Mainstream Education’ will be held at DrikPath Bhobon today. Joumana El Zein Khoury will participate in the discussion, moderated by Shahidul Alam. 

The annual World Press Photo Contest recognises and celebrates the best photojournalism and documentary photography produced over the last year. The Dhaka edition of the touring World Press Photo Exhibition 2022 showcases the stories that matter with photography from the 65th annual World Press Photo Contest.

The exhibition will continue till November 21.