The festival will offer a special program of presentations and panel talks and side events, thanks to its local and international partners. The preliminary program for the Siena Awards Festival 2021 includes experts from the Judging Panel to the Journalists of the main newspapers, the 2021 Siena International Photo Awards nominees; and the renowned overall winner of 2021 Siena International Photo Awards. Topics will include human impact in the environment, new ways of approaching journalism, social justice in photography, the coverage of migration issues, modern ways of storytelling, ethical storytelling and more.
The full festival program will be revealed shortly.

Photo Journalism Talks

Description: photographers discuss topics, reporting on the impact of a climate change in the world, migration, wars and conflicts, modern ways of storytelling, investigative journalism. Presenting their own work will be photo editors, journalists and 2021 nominees in the Photojournalism section of the Siena International Photo Awards. It will be discussed the ethical considerations that photo editors take into account when publishing photos. The full festival program will be revealed shortly.

Location :


Date: Friday, 22nd October 2021

Location: Aula Magna Palazzo del Rettorato – University of Siena
Via Banchi di Sotto, 55 – Siena
Starting Time:
Registration Desk: from 5:00 to 5:30 pm
Time: from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Lenght: 2h

Number of Participants:
Maximum 200 participants
Language: English

Entrance: free, subject to availability
Reservation: required