Istanbul Photo Awards to take place online

Winners of annual event to be announced on June 30

The jury of Istanbul Photo Awards 2020, organized by Anadolu Agency, Turkey's top news source, will meet online for this year’s event due to novel coronavirus.

The jury meeting of the 6th edition of the contest which is held annually with the participation of photographers from more than 100 countries, will be held on June 24-25.

The jury will follow the elimination process via a website specially prepared for the contest by the Anadolu Agency team. The winners will be announced on June 30.

Jury gathering, which was scheduled for March in Turkey, had been postponed as part of pandemic measures.

More than 10,000 photos were sent to the event in four categories. Applications were made between Nov., 2019, and Feb., 2020 at

Information on the international jury board of the contest, consisting of the most prestigious names in the world of photography, can be found at

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