Logroño, (EFE).- A jury made up of five women, headed by photojournalist Sofía Moro, will select the three winning photographs of the X Parliament of La Rioja Photojournalism Contest, which will be decided next February.
The presence of women in the jury of this contest is the novelty of this tenth edition, which was presented this Tuesday, in an informative conference, by the presidents of the La Rioja Parliament, Jesús María García, and the Association of Graphic Informants of La Rioja (AiG ), Fernando Díaz, who are the organizing entities.
Sofía Moro, specialized in the field of portraiture, will be awarded this year with the gold insignia of the AiG of La Rioja, an award that has also been held by the photojournalist Marisa Florez, who is part of this jury, together with the artist Susana Baldor, the photojournalist from La Rioja, Clara Larrea, and the head of Press of the regional Parliament, Zayra Sáenz Ichaso.
The photographs of the Contest, with a Rioja theme, must be original; They can be presented from this Tuesday until the 13th and the jury’s decision will be made public between 23 and 24 February.
In the 2022 call, a total of 12 artists submitted to the contest, whose photographs were part of an exhibition in the regional Parliament, as will occur in this edition with the works presented. EFE