The international "World Press Photo" exhibition comes in Bari, don't miss it!
Telling the world by pictures: The World Press Photo comes in Bari
If you are in Bari don't miss the World Press Photo, the world's most famous photojournalism's exhibition which takes place in the Apulian chief town until November 1st. Moving from Amsterdam, the event, organized for the first time in 1955, stops 100 cities and 45 countries, bringing all over the world the most expressive, dramatic, curious, funny, touchable pictures coming from the most prestigious press agencies and newspapers, like Reuters, New York Times, National Geographic, Ap and much more. The 157 pictures, selected by an international jury among 4282 photographers works, are collected in several categories: Contemporary Issues, Environment, General News, Long-Term Projects, Nature, Portraits, Sports and Spot News. Among these, the "World Press Photo of the Year" is chosen. They are strong emotional impact images, which tell in detail what sometimes passes quickly in the news; some of them have marked the history of humanity and invite the watchers to stop and reflect about what happens in the world.
The exhibition's location: the Margherita Theatre
The location chosen for a few years now to host the photo exhibition is the Margherita Theatre, a jewel of Italian Liberty architecture, unique in Europe to be built on stilts: its pillars in fact rest on the seabed. The theatre, built in 1912, after various activities (theater, cinema, place of leisure for American soldiers of the Second World War) has been closed since 1980. After a long restoration, finished in 2019, it has become a container for exhibitions and cultural events.
Informations about World Press Photo
The exhibition can be visited from Monday to Thursday, from 10.30 to 13.30 and from 15.30 to 20.30; on weekends, from Friday to Sunday, from 10 to 22. The last entrance is allowed 30 minutes before closing time.
Rules for contrast at Covid19 will be observed: temperature measurement, access only with mask, contingent entrances, differentiated and spaced paths between installations.
The full ticket is €6.50, there are discounts and facilities for groups, under 25 and over 65, university students, schools. Admission is free for the disabled and for children under 12 years. Further informations are available on firstname.lastname@example.org and on +39 351 145 9819.