Yesterday, the Danish POY exhibition opened at the arts museum ARoS in Aarhus and thereby the exhibition started it's tour around Denmark.
The Danish POY exhibied at ARoS - here it's Sofia Busk's prize winning story from E-Huset. Picture by Sofia Busk.
As it has become a tradition, the Aarhus Municipality honored the nominated DMJX-students, who didn't win first prizes at the Danish POY by handing out prizes to them at the opening.
This year 12 students were nominated for the Danish POY. Three of them won first prizes and nine of them won honorable mentions.
The nine students, who received honorable mentions and, who received prizes at the opening yesterday, are:
Sofia Busk - Honorable mention in the "Open Category". Sofia has just returned to 7th semester after doing her internship at Jyllands-Posten, where she made her prize winning story from an institution for alcholics called E-Huset.
Daniel Hjorth - Honorable mention in the category "Danish Reportage". Daniel is currently doing his internship at Politiken, where he made his prize winning story about homeless youngsters in Copenhagen.
Kasper Palsnov - Honorable mention in the category "Danish News Picture". Kasper has just returned to 7th semester after doing his internship at Scanpix/Berlingske for whom he took his prize winning picture of the giraffe Marius, which was killed at Copenhagen Zoo.
Janus Engel Rasmussen - Honorable mention in the "Portrait" category. Janus is currently doing his internship at Politiken, for whom he took his prize winning portrait of Maia, who was born as a man, but has lived the past year as a women.
Anders Rye Skjoldjensen and Katrine Marie Kragh - honorable mention in the multimedia category for their story "The Egostripper". The story was made during a web documentary workshop with Bombay Flying Club. Both Anders and Katrine are now doing their internships.
Philip Davali, Mie Hee og Ulrik Hasemann - honorable mention in the multimedia category for their story "An Ordinary Family". The story was made during a web documentary workshop with Bombay Flying Club. All three strudents are now doing their internships.
The prizes were handed out by the alderman for culture Rabih Azad-Ahmad, who thanked DMJX and the students for being a part of the "city of talents", which is a part of the brand of Aarhus.