Special exhibition

Best of Three Years

30 June 2019 to  20 July 2019
Erbil Citadel, Erbil, Iraq

Special Exhibition: Best of Three Years
Erbil Citadel

Special Exhibition: Best of Three Years

For the first time, the World Press Photo Exhibition will travel to Iraq, making a three-city tour through the country in 2019, travelling to Baghdad, Erbil and Sulaymaniyah. The "Special Exhibition: Best of Three Years" will present a selection from the World Press Photo contests of 2017, 2018 and 2019.

The exhibition in Baghdad is on display from 1 June to 21 June 2019.
The exhibition in Erbil is on display from 30 June to 20 July 2019.
The dates for the exhibition in 
Sulaymaniyah will be confirmed shortly.

Each year for over 60 years, the World Press Photo Foundation has organized a prestigious professional photography contest, which rewards the best images by photographers from around the world. The competition awards the work of professionals who use their creativity and talent to represent an event or topic that has marked the journalistic news of the year.

Event Location:

Erbil Citadel
Erbil city centre
Erbil 44001, Iraq

Visiting Hours:

Daily: 09.00 - 19.00



Organization Details:

The Dutch consulate in Erbil and Metrography in coordination with the Commission for Erbil Citadel Revitalization (HCECR).

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Image credits (top): Bashir Hawler, Metrography; 
Image credits (above left to right): Francis PĂ©rez; Ronaldo Schemidt, Agence France-Presse