EURORDIS Black Pearl Award 2024

Visually express what it means to live with a rare disease!


The EURORDIS Photo Award is an opportunity to visually express what it means to live with a rare disease and to share stories with the rare disease community and beyond.

The contest is open to all nationalities, ages and diseases. Every year hundreds of people from all around the world submit their photos, each reflecting the drive of people living with a rare disease worldwide.

Online voting for the five finalists will open on 7th February 2024 and will close on 20th February 2024. The winner of the EURORDIS Photo Award 2024 will be announced live at the EURORDIS Black Pearl Awards Ceremony.


First prize: GoPro Hero 10 Black (or equivalent)
Second prize: Fitbit versa 3 (or equivalent)
Third prize: Bose Bluetooth soundlink color II speaker (or equivalent)
Runners-up: certificate


The EURORDIS Photo Award is open to anyone with an interest in rare diseases. Participants under the age of 18 must have parental authorisation. Employees of the Organiser and their families, members of the Organiser’s Board and their families, and members of the jury and their families are not allowed to submit a photo for the EURORDIS Photo Award.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

The Participant grants the Organiser an exclusive right to exploit the submitted photo(s) worldwide and for the entire duration of the Intellectual Property Rights on that photo.