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Stefanos Kouratzis is of Greek origin (born in
Athens, Greece in 1975) and he lives is in the
Republic of Cyprus since 2000.
Photojournalist Reporter since 1994, worked
for several Newspapers, Magazines and News Agencies
in Greece, Cyprus and abroad. Photos and articles
and have been published in domestic and foreign
His work can also be found in the books, GAZA,
Land Under Shadows Médecins du Monde
Chypre, (Cyprus, 2002) Fujifilm Euro Press
Awards, (Edition Braus, 2002), in the House of
Representatives of Cyprus and in private collections.
Member of IFJ (International Federation of Journalists)
and of Union of Cyprus Journalists.
Active Member of Médecins du Monde
Chypre/ Yiatroi Tou Kosmou Kypros
since 2001 and has participated in humanitarian
Covered major stories in conflict/crisis zones
(Lebanon War Summer 2006, Gaza Strip, Iran, Bam
City earthquake) and during the Operation
Iraqi Freedom was on a mission onboard of
a USS aircraft carrier. Has travelled in various
countries to cover stories and editorials (China,
United Arab Emirates, Belgium, France and Cuba).
In 2002 awarded the Fujifilm Euro Press Awards
2002 (categories News and Features).
The same year also awarded as the Fujifilm Euro
Press Awards 2002, National Winner
and represented Cyprus to the finals of this contest.
In 2004 awarded the Fujifilm Euro Press Awards
2004 (categories Nature and Technique)
Studied at Focus School of Art Photography
(Athens, Greece), and specialised on Photo-journalism,
Digital Image Processing, Studio and Fine Printing.
Since then, attended various seminars in Cyprus
and abroad organized by the European Council,
European Journalism Centre, Cyprus College and
the Union of Cyprus Journalists.
Participated into group photojournalism exhibitions
in Italy, Cyprus, Germany and Spain
Site under construction (www.kouratzis.com) till
them sample of his work can be found on www.lightstalkers.com/stefanos