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Photo: Mor Elnekave \ Local Testimony 2020

Local Testimony 2021
Dear photographers,

We are happy to announce that the Local Testimony and World Press Photo exhibitions are coming back to Muza – Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, where they will open in mid-November 2021.

This year’s curator is photographer and curator Galia Gur-Zeev, who will work with the jury to select the images making up the exhibition.

For your calendar –

The Local Testimony site will open for uploading photos on Friday, July 9th 2021, and will close on Saturday July 24th 2021 at midnight.

Please prepare portfolios of photographs, video works and accompanying texts according to the guidelines in the Instructing Guide on the website.

Cash prizes for the winners

Prizes to a total value of ₪40,000 will be awarded to the prize-winning photographers, as follows:
₪10,000 for Photo of the Year
₪10,000 for Series of the Year
₪10,000 as the ‘Shomrim Prize’ for a photo expressing democratic values
₪10,000 for Video of the Year


All participating photographers will receive a copy of the exhibition catalog and a certificate of participation.

Exhibition categories:

News – Society and Community – Religion and Faith – Nature and the Environment – Sports – Urbanism and Culture – Long Exposure – Video

Board Members:

Vardi Kahana
Ami Steinitz



Local Testimony 2021 team
Dana Wohlfeiler-Lalkin, director
Sandy Teperson, producer

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