The contest site will be open on 13 August 2021 and will close at midnight 31 August 2023.

We suggest that you plan in advance to submit your photographs in accordance with the different categories and not wait for the final days of submission. Meticulous editing of the photographs will affect the quality of the selection of the submitted works.

The categories of Local Testimony 2023:

  1. News – Major current events covered in the main media channels.
  2. Religion and Faith – faiths, customs, rituals and ceremonies.
  3. Society and Community – ways of life and struggles of diverse communities living in the local reality.
  4. Urbanism and Culture – art, design, architecture and street photography
  5. Sports – professional, competitive and amateur sports – athletes and their fans
  6. Nature and the Environment – photographs of nature, flora and fauna, alongside issues that relate to ecology and preservation of the environment.
  7. Long Exposure – a photo-narrative which has had time and documentary depth dedicated to it, creating an individual, expressive visual language. A series in this category should include 15 photographs. This category is only open to photographers with press cards or artist photographers.
  8. Video –  short video clips produced between 2022 and 2023, that fall in line with the contest’s categories. The length of the video should not exceed 7 minutes, and the file’s weight should not exceed 200 MB.
    Video creators should register for the contest by 31.8.2023. The deadline for submission is 5.9.2023. The films will be transferred through websites that transfer large files to: or as a link.
    Make sure that the file name is your name in English, in Latin characters.


For Rules and Instructing Guide click here