Best shots from World Press Photo on display at Raffles Hotel from Saturday

Fausto Podavini, Italy.June 1, 2010, Rome, Italy.Mirella was married to her husband Luigi for over 40 years. At the age of 65, Luigi began to show symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. For six years, Mirella cared for Luigi herself, at home in Rome.&nbs
Fausto Podavini, Italy.June 1, 2010, Rome, Italy.Mirella was married to her husband Luigi for over 40 years. At the age of 65, Luigi began to show symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. For six years, Mirella cared for Luigi herself, at home in Rome. After five years of the disease, Luigi no longer recognized his wife. He died in May 2011, with Mirella and their family at his bedside. -- PHOTO: FAUSTO PODAVINI/WORLD PRESS PHOTO

The world's best press photos will go on display at the Raffles Hotel from tomorrow, Saturday, until the end of March.

Dubbed the Oscars of photojournalism, the World Press Photo exhibition will feature 154 award-winning photographs by 54 top photographers. These were judged to be the best out of 103,481 images submitted by 5,666 photographers. To see some of these pictures, click here.

The Straits Times is the official media partner of the exhibition, which last came to Singapore in 2006. This year, Singapore is the last stop for the roving exhibition, which has travelled to 45 countries so far. Admission is free, and visitors can download an audio app for a virtual tour of the photos on display.