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Zou Sen ( China ) Wins Premier Award

2009-04-03 15:34:01

The 5th China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP) revealed its list of winners in Songjiang District of Shanghai in March 25, 2009. M

other Love in Earthquake by Chinese photographer Zou Sen wins the award of Picture of the Year 2008.

The Contest received a total of approximately 30,000 images by over 3,100 photographers from more than 70 countries and regions around the world. The number of entries, those from abroad in particular, saw a big increase from last year¡¯s contest. 13 juries from 8 countries selected gold, silver, bronze awards and awards of excellence in 16 sessions of 8 categories after four day¡¯s of intense work. (click here to see the list of winners 2009)

The awards ceremony will be held in Songjiang District of Shanghai in August, together with the opening of a prize-winning images exhibition, the first CHIPP forum on photojournalism.