Swing

Marcella Athayde

"Freunde sind für einen da" (Friends are there for each other)

Winner 2017: Lina Momsen / photo group LIRALE, Germany

Daydreaming

Winner 2018: Kaja Tasevska, Macedonia

The Children’s Peace Image of the Year

Thank you to everyone who submitted to the Children’s Peace Image of the Year 2019. Click here to view the top entries of the Alfred Fried Photography Award 2019 and the Children’s Peace Image of the Year 2019.


What does peace look like?

The Children’s Peace Image of the Year is an international photo competition for young people. Honorary chair: human rights activist Waris Dirie

Take part!

The call for enties is closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted to the Children’s Peace Image of the Year. On 15 July 2019 the shortlist will be announced and the winner will be informed by e-mail or phone. The winner will be invited to Vienna to the award ceremony at the Austrian Parliament on 12 September 2019.

Your age

You can take part if you are 14 years or younger.

You are over 14 years old?

Then submit your photos to the Alfred Fried Photography Award.

Your ideas

What does peace look like? This is a very special question and everybody has very own ideas about it. All the more so today, when we see so much of violence and unrest.
We say: Give your imagination free reign. Make your positive attitude visible in a photo. We want to see how you imagine peace. The best pictures will be exhibited. Across the world.

The prize

The best peace photo of the year – The Children’s Peace Image of the Year – wins 1000 euros. The winner and his or her parents are invited to the award ceremony in Vienna. If a photo group wins, one member of the group and his or her parents are invited to the ceremony. But all photos in the top 20 will be shown.

The competition

The honorary chair for the photo competition The Children’s Peace Image of the Year is Waris Dirie, a committed human rights activist. The competition is part of the Alfred Fried Photography Award, named after one of the first Nobel Peace Prize laureates.

The organizers

The photo competition The Children’s Peace Image of the Year is supported by the Deutscher Jugendfotopreis. The organizer of the international competition is the Alfred Fried Photography Award supported by the „Deutsches Kinder- und Jugendfilmzentrum (KJF)“

Image rights

By taking part in the photo competition, I/we confirm that my/our child is the author of the submitted photographs and that the individuals shown in the photos have agreed to a public presentation.

By taking part the participant and/or its legal representative grant the organizer the right to publicly present the submitted photos in connection with the photo competition. In using the photo(s) the organizer will name the participant and the competition. The right of use is unlimited in terms of time, space and medium. If chosen, the participant will supply the image files in top quality.

The use of the photos by the organizer is non-exclusive and non-commercial. This means that the participant may continue to use the photos and that the organizer does not pursue any commercial aims with the submitted photos.

See Terms and conditions / FAQ for all the details.

The Children’s Peace Image of the Year is sponsored by Vienna Insurance Group

Awarded for the best picture on the theme of Peace
by Photographische Gesellschaft (PHG) and Edition Lammerhuber in partnership with UNESCO, Austrian Parliament, Austrian Parliamentary Reporting Association, International Press Institute (IPI) and German Youth Photography Award and the World Press Photo Foundation.

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