SLOVAK PRESS PHOTO 2014
From February 24th to March 31st an exhibition of the winning photos from the 3rd competition of journalistic photos SLOVAK PRESS PHOTO was held in the library. The competition and the following exhibition presented an authentic visual testimony of the current social situation in Slovakia as seen by photographers. Visitors of the exhibition could see the entire collection of winning photographs, which were chosen by a 7-member international jury from among 1,115 photographs taken by 113 different photographers from 17 different countries. On display were 229 photographs representing 9 competition categories – current events, reports, everyday life, portrait, sport, environment, world art and show business, as well as students and young photographers 25 and under, and an international category Central European photography. The exhibition was officially opened in the library on February 24, 2015 and was attended by several artists including Michal Burza, the holder of the competition's main prize Grand Prix.