June 9, 2015 § Leave a comment
My photo story People of the Ocean got an Honorable Mention In Photo Annual Awards. And my other photo won a 2nd place in Single photo category. Photographs will be exhibited in Wall Gallery Teplice and published in the Art Photo Magazine.
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May 12, 2014 § 7 Comments
Our photo story about the Ice Road that Giedrius Dagys, Ž. Vasiliauskas and me made in Siberia last year, won a first prize in Lithuanian Press Photography 2014 awards.
Pictures of the prize (“golden shot”) ©G. Dagys.
March 24, 2014 § 2 Comments
August 31, 2012 § Leave a comment
More than 150 entries from 40 countries were evaluated by a jury chaired by: Mr. Mark Tran, a notable international correspondent for The Guardian, UK. The jury included Mrs. Faz da Hall, Executive Producer Channel Africa, SABC, South Africa, Mr. Jon Sawyer, Executive Director, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, USA. Mr. Olivier Nyirubugara, Senior Trainer Voices of Africa Media Foundation, Rwanda/Netherlands and Ms. Vinaya Deshpande, The Hindu, India. The jury praised this year’s entries for their journalistic excellence, investigative ability, and originality.
The winning journalists are: Alain Tossounon (Benin), Ngala Killian Chimtom (Cameroon), Berta Tilmantaite (Lithuania), Francis Odupute (Nigeria), Francesca de Châtel (Belgium), Ketan Trivedi (India).
The World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual meeting place for the planet’s most urgent water-related issues. Organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), it brings together 2500 experts, practitioners, decision makers and business innovators from around the globe to exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions.
August 28, 2012 § 1 Comment
Six journalists were named as winners of the “WASH Media Awards” competition for their excellence in reporting on water, sanitation and hygiene-related (WASH) issues.
The journalists and their winning entries are:
- Alain Tossounon (Benin): “Access to safe water in the town of Ava-Sô, A perilous conquest for survival.” (Accès à l’eau potable dans la commune de Sô-Ava, Une conquête périlleuse pour la survie.)
- Ngala Killian Chimtom (Cameroon): “The Taps Have Run Dry”
- Berta Tilmantaite (Lithuania): “The River Runs Back”
- Francis Odupute (Nigeria): “The Strategists”
- Francesca de Châtel (Belgium): “Water Around the Mediterranean”
- Ketan Trivedi (India): “Alchemy of Earning Money through Wastes and Making a Village Clean, Hygienic and Lovely”
The WASH Media Awards initiative recognizes and supports the crucial role of the media in raising awareness of the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene services.
July 17, 2012 § 1 Comment
The WASH Media Awards recognise and support the crucial role of media in raising awareness of the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene services. It aims to promote coverage of WASH issues in the local, national and international media to have a positive influence on decision-makers, the private sector, the civil society as well as individuals and households.
The WASH Media Award Ceremony will take place at the Closing of the World Water Week in Stockholm, on August 31. Awards will be presented in six categories.