A major press photo exhibition showcasing award-winning photographs by international journalists over the past year is underway in Kigali. Six Rwandan photographers are showcasing their best photos at the ongoing World Press Photo exhibition, alongside award-winning photographs taken by world-class professional photographers from across the globe. The international exhibition, organised by the Netherlands Embassy and European Union, and backed by the City of Kigali, started Thursday, June 10. The three-week event is taking place at the freshly renovated car-free zone in the Central Business District and is open to the public free of charge. The aim of the World Press Photo Exhibition is to encourage the public to reflect on contemporary issues and events happening around the world, according to a press release from the organisers.