Grand Prize Winners of Hungarian Press Photo Contest Announced

  • 15 Apr 2024 5:47 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Grand Prize Winners of Hungarian Press Photo Contest Announced
Márton Mohos has won the Grand Prize of the Hungarian Association of Journalists (MUOSZ) at the 42nd Hungarian Press Photo competition, and Dénes Erdős as awarded the Andre Kertész Grand Prize at a ceremonial opening of an exhibition of contestants’ works.

Mohos won with a series called Increasing pressure on the Hungarian-Serbian border. Erdős was awarded for his series Housing is a fundamental right.

László Balogh received the photojournalist lifetime achievement award.

The event was opened by Nobel laureate research biologist Katalin Karikó, and she was presented with a photograph by MTI/MTVA photojournalist Szilard Koszticsak taken the day before the Nobel Prize ceremony that she and physicist Ferenc Krausz attended at the Hungarian embassy in Sweden.

This year, the contest received 6,801 photographs in 2,470 applications from 250 photographers.


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