Nera di Verzasca Prize

Nera di Verzasca Prize

Opening: January 22, 2020
Deadline: February 29, 2020
Entry fee: CHF 25 (~€23 / ~$25)
Prizes: CHF 2,000, participation in the exhibition

The Verzasca Foto Festival Awards “Nera di Verzasca Prize” is an open theme photo contest for amateur and professional photographers.

Contest theme and submission conditions

The choice of the theme is free. Every participant can submit a personal photo story with minimum 3 and maximum 10 images.

The format of the images must be: JPEG, colour or monochrome. The dimension of the longer side must be 2000 pixel.

No limitation of when the photo has been taken.

Both analogical (scanned from negative or slide) and digital images are allowed. Participants must own the original files.

In order to confirm your registration, you must enter a title and a short description for the group of photos.


The contest is open to all people who have reached the age of 18 by the 22nd January 2020, regardless of nationality or residence.


Contests opens on 22nd January 2020 at midday (UTC). Deadline will be the 29th February 2020 at 23:59:59 (UTC). The deadline could be extended. The winners will be announced in Summer 2020.


1st place

  • 2,000 SWISS FRANCS
  • solo exhibition at Verzasca Foto 2020
  • projection of work at Verzasca Foto 2020.
  • board and lodging for 4 days (3-6 Sept) during the Festival.

All finalists (2nd- 10th place)

  • Projection of your work at Verzasca Foto 2020.
  • board and lodging for 4 days during the Festival.

Entry Fee

The participation fee is 25.00 Swiss Francs (about EUR 23,00 or USD 25.00 depending on daily exchange rate).



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