Wednesday, September 28th 2022

Aperitif [DI]vino

Location: Grand Hotel Continental | Via Banchi di Sopra, 85 – Siena

Date: Wednesday, September 28th 2022
Time: from 07:00 pm

The Lounge Bar by Sapordivino of the Grand Hotel Continental is located in the evocative courtyard of the sixteenth-century Palazzo Gori Pannilini.

The aperitif includes:
● finger food buffet;
● 3 glasses of wine tasting.


Thursday, September 29th 2022

Siena Awards “Experiential Tours” – Day 1

Date: Thursday, September 29th 2022
Meeting point: Basilica of San Domenico – Siena
Time: 09:00 am to 05:00 pm | Duration: 8 hours

A day discovering the wonderful landscape of the Val d’Orcia dotted with small villages, castles, abbeys, ancient churches and Brunello di Montalcino cellars. A tour specifically created for award-winning photographers, in order to offer them a unique experience in the region.

The program includes:
● visit to Pienza, San Quirico, Montalcino and to a Brunello of Montalcino winery;
● lunch based on typical dishes of Tuscan cuisine.


Urban Foxes and Ice Grizzlies” Exhibition Opening

Location: Accademia dei Rozzi | Via di Città, 36 – Siena

Date: Thursday, September 29th 2022
Time: from 06:30 pm

You will be able to attend the inauguration of the “Urban Foxes and Ice Grizzlies” exhibition in the presence of Canadian photographer Peter Mather who will chat with those present to answer their questions. An aperitif will follow inside the Accademia dei Rozzi.


Aperitif at the Accademia dei Rozzi

Location: Accademia dei Rozzi | Via di Città, 36 – Siena

Date: Thursday, September 29th 2022
Time: from 07:30 pm

Aperitif organized in the evocative rooms of the Accademia dei Rozzi.

The aperitif includes:
● appetizers;
● premium drinks


Performance “Photography in Music”

Location: Teatro dei Rinnovati | Palazzo Pubblico, Il Campo – Siena

Date: Thursday, September 29th 2022
Time: from 8.45 pm

Photography is silent, music is blind.These two arts will meet in a multisensory experience, producing a live performance, the creation of an imaginary destined to last over time through the images presented at the Siena International Photo Awards.


Friday, September 30th 2022

Siena Awards “Experiential Tours” – Day 2

Date: Friday, September 30th 2022
Meeting point: Basilica of San Domenico – Siena
Time: from 8:30 am to 11:30 am | Duration: 3h

Departure for the Cistercian abbey of San Galgano, one of the most evocative places in Tuscany.
There will be a visit to the “Face to Face” exhibition along the streets of the Borgo di Sovicille and participation in the inauguration of Dan Winters’ solo exhibition.

The program includes:
● visit of San Galgano, the Eremo of Montesiepi and the Cloister of the Abbay of Torri;
● brunch in a Tuscan residence in the Borgo di Sovicille. .


Celebrities” Exhibition Opening

Location: “La Tinaia” Cultural Center | Via dei Macelli, 1 – Sovicille

Date: Friday, September 30th 2022
Time: from 11:45 am

You will be able to attend the inauguration of the “Celebrities” exhibition in the presence of the American photographer Dan Winters. A brunch will follow in the Italian gardens of a typical Tuscan residence located in the center of the Borgo di Sovicille.


Photography Talks

Location: Teatro dei Rinnovati | Palazzo Pubblico, Il Campo – Siena

Date: Friday, September 30th 2022
Time: from 04:20 pm to 07:30 pm

The program includes::
● round table moderated by KATHY MORAN on modern approaches to storytelling: nominations of SIPA 2022 will attend;
● talk by Peter Mather;
● talk by Ami Vitale with projection of the Film “Shaba”;
● talk by Dan Winters.


Aperitif in the Loggione

Location: Loggia dei Nove | Palazzo Pubblico, Il Campo – Siena

Date: Friday, September 30th 2022
Time: from 07:30 pm

An aperitif offered in the suggestive Loggia dei Nove of the Palazzo Pubblico in Siena will be a further opportunity for acquaintance and relationship for guests and photographers from all over the world.

The aperitif includes:
● buffet with typical products of the local tradition;
● wine tasting.


Alain Schroeder Documentary Interview

Location: Teatro dei Rinnovati | Palazzo Pubblico, Il Campo – Siena

Date: Friday, September 30th 2022
Time: from 09:00 pm

Screening of the documentary from the “Humus – Where Talent Germinates” series, showcasing an interview with Belgian photographer Alain Schroeder, three-time winner of the World Press Photo. The interview will offer an opportunity to know Alain as a person and then as a photographer and to understand the roots and reasons for his success as a photographer.

Event to be confirmed.


Saturday, October 1st 2022

Siena Awards “Experiential Tours” – Day 3

Date: Saturday, October 1st 2022
Meeting point: Basilica of San Domenico – Siena
Time: 09:00 am to 11:00 am | Duration: 2 hours
The tour includes: tour guide

The tour will take you to know Siena, a city that has preserved, since its Etruscan origins, an ancient history testified by the fourteenth-century Sienese school of Duccio di Buoninsegna, by the first bank in the world founded in 1472, by the prestigious cultural academies of music and literature and from one of the oldest universities in the world.


Hope for Extinction” Exhibition Opening

Location: Natural History Museum | Piazzetta Silvio Gigli 2, Siena
Date: Saturday, 01 October 2022
Timetable: from 11:30

You will be able to attend the inauguration of the “Hope for Extinction” exhibition in the presence of the American photographer Ami Vitale who will talk to those present to answer their questions.

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Awards Ceremony

Location: Teatro dei Rinnovati | Palazzo Pubblico, Il Campo – Siena
Time: 05:00 pm
Date: Saturday, October 1st 2022

Awards Ceremony of the “Siena International Photo Awards”.
On the prestigious stage of the theater, important exponents of the world of photography will deliver to the winners the coveted “Pangea Prize” crystal statuette and a recognition to all the award-winning photographers.


Gala Party

Location: Piazza Duomo, 1 – Siena
Time: 08:30 pm
Date: Saturday, October 1st 2022

The GALA Party of the 2022 edition of the Siena Awards will be held in the prestigious halls of Santa Maria della Scala, where, in an unforgettable atmosphere of charm, the art of photography and its most illustrious exponents will be celebrated.


Sunday, October 2nd 2022

Imagine All The People Sharing All The World” Exhibition Opening

Location: Former Distillery “Lo Stellino” | Internal pavilion, Via Fiorentina, 95 – Siena

Date: Sunday, October 2nd 2022
Time: from 10:00 am

An exclusive event in an inclusive context during which you will have the opportunity to spend unforgettable moments, to see the winning images of the Siena International Photo Awards and to meet all the winners personally.


Siena Awards “Experiential Tours” – Day 4

Date: Sunday, October 2nd 2022
Meeting point: Basilica of San Domenico – Siena
Hours: from 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm | Duration: 3h 1/2
The tour includes: lunch in a Contrada

You will be a guest in one of the 17 Contradas of Siena. A unique experience that will lead you to discover the charm of the Palio of Siena: a combination of colors, traditions and emotions handed down for four centuries.

The program includes:
● lunch in the premises of one of the 17 contrade of Siena together with the “contradaioli”;
● visit to the museum of the contrada.