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Best world snaps on show in Portimão

Portimão is again hosting World Press Photo 09, an exhibition showcasing the best of journalistic photography in the world.

From this Saturday (July 25) until August 16, visitors to the exhibition can also see the 2009 winning photo by North American Anthony Suau for Time magazine showing a police detective entering a home in Ohio, US, following mortgage foreclosure and eviction.

The detective checks that the owners have vacated the premises and that no weapons have been left lying around.

World Press Photo 09 is being held at the city’s riverside area, near Portimão Museum, and is open everyday from 6pm to midnight. Entrance is free.

For more information, please call organisers Música XXI on 916 782 783.