Lugano Award until 28 February 2021

Deadline: 28 February 2021. The traditional photo contest dedicated to reportage photography is reconfirmed. To participate in the contest it will be necessary to send a series consisting of 6 to 12 photographs (it is possible to submit more series), by going to the “Competition” section of the web page.

The jury is composed by: Elizabeth Krist (National Geographic photo editor for over 20 years), Pascal Maitre (National Geographic photographer), Marco Pinna (photo editor of National Geographic Italy).


Overall winner “LuganoAward”
Among the winners of the categories “Reportage and documentary” and “Wildlife and nature” and “COVID-19”, an overall winner will be chosen who will receive, in addition to the category prize, also the “LuganoAward 2020” which consists of CHF 3000.- in cash offered by the City of Lugano. No prize, unless otherwise defined, is paid in cash.

Other prizes
– unique prize for the winner of each category: CHF 750 in cash
– certificate
– two-night stay in a hotel (single room with breakfast) in Lugano (Switzerland) for the award ceremony
– photo exhibition of the project in Lugano (Switzerland)
– presence in the catalog
– media publication
– publication on LuganoPhotoDays channels (website, gallery, social, …)

Photo Contest Website: