Beautiful China Photo Contest 2015

Beautiful China Photo Contest 2015

Last date to apply

September 12, 2015

About Beautiful China Photo Contest 2015

  • Beautiful China Photo Contest 2015 is being organized by China Daily as a part of China-UK Year of Cultural Exchange and is supported by the cultural branch of Chinese Embassy in Britain.
  • The Beautiful China Photo Contest 2015 is open for worldwide participation and there is no restriction related to the age or proficiency of the participants. In order to participate in the contest, participants must use their smart mobile phones for taking the photographs and show the beauty of China to the world.
  • Through photographs people have to show the beautiful scenery, its people and culture in China. As a special guest of the activity, Lord Michael Bates, who is a British Home Office Minister, will send the photos he takes during a 1,000 miles charity walk from Beijing to Nanjing to the photo contest
  • The winners will be invited to the Award Ceremony & Gala Dinner in London and the Gold winner will get the right to use Geely GC9 Sedan Car for a period of one year, there are other great prizes for winners.
  • The entries can be submitted from August 11, 2015 to September 12, 2015 and the winner will be announced in November 2015.

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Beautiful China Photo Contest 2015 Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Global
Class/ Age Open for All
Details
  • Nationality: Beautiful China Photo Contest is open for global participation.
  • Age: Thecontest is open for participants of all ages.
  • Proficiency: The Photo contest is open for Professional as well as amateur photographers.
  • Equipment: Thephotographs should be taken using a mobile phone only. Use of any other device for the same purpose is not allowed.

Beautiful China Photo Contest 2015 Reward

Beautiful China Photo Contest 2015 Rewards

The winner of the Beautiful China contest will be awarded in award ceremony to be organized in London. All the winners will be provided with Amazing China" Album and it will have all the winning works published in it while first, second & third prize winning entries will be displayed in the UK and China exhibition tours. The details of the prizes are as follow:

  • Gold Prize: Gold Prize will be offered to a single winner and will include the following perks:
    • The winner will be given a Geely GC9 car for a period of one year.
    • An all-expense paid trip to London to attend Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner held in London, including ticket to Award Ceremony & Gala Dinner.
    • A Certificate of award.
  • Silver Prize: One winner will be selected for the award of Silver prize and the following will be included in the prize:
    • A 10 day trip to china for 2 people  provided by Wendy Wu Tours
    • An all-expense paid trip to London to attend Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner held in London
    • A Certificate of award.
  • First Prize: First prize will be offered to 1 candidate from each category and the perks of the first prize are:
    • For Human Interests, Landscape, Architecture, Food and Family categories: A commemorative silver medal along with certificate and ticket to Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner.
    • For On the Road category: A 7 day tour package to UK including flight & accommodation and tickets to attend Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner and a Certificate of Award.
  • Second Prize: 2 entries from each category will be selected for the award of Second prize and the following will be offered to the winners:
    • A specially made hat decorated by velvet flower.
    • A ticket to attend Award Ceremony & Gala Dinner (Transportation & accommodation not included)
    • Certificate of Award.
  • Third Prize: 3 winner from each category will get the prize and the constituents of the prize will be:
    • An exquisite gold foil frosted tea caddy.
    • A ticket to attend Award Ceremony & Gala Dinner (Transportation & accommodation not included)
    • Certificate of Award.
  • Merit Prize: Merit prize will be given to 4 participants from each category and will have the following to offer:
    • A painting of traditional headwear decorated by velvet flowers.
    • A ticket to attend Award Ceremony & Gala Dinner (Transportation & accommodation not included)
    • Certificate of Award.

Beautiful China Photo Contest 2015 Application form and Process

Beautiful China Photo Contest 2015 Application Process

The entries for the Beautiful China Photo Contest are to be submitted online and the following things are to be kept in mind while submitting the entries:

  • Categories: An individual can submit maximum 3 entries, one entry per category. The entries can be submitted to any of the following categories:

(1)     Human Interest
(2)     Landscape
(3)     Architecture
(4)     Food
(5)     Family
(6)     On the Road.

  • Editing: Modifications are allowed if done using mobile phones’ photo editing tools.
  • Submission: The entries in JPEG format should be accompaniedwith information about name, mobile phone number, residence address and email address of the participant. The entries should be emailed to ‘Amazingchina@mail.chinadailyuk.com’

OR

Registration and submission of the entries can be done using WeChat official account.

Beautiful China Photo Contest 2015 Selection Process

Beautiful China Photo Contest 2015 Selection Process

The judging for the contest will take place in 2 rounds, the details related to these rounds are as follow:

  • Round 1: The selection in round 1 will be done by special review panel formed by the organizing committee. The committee will select 40 finalists from each category.
  • Round 2: The decision in the second round will be taken by review meeting.
  • Result: The winners will be announced in Award ceremony, organized in London in the month of November 2015.

Timeline

Submission Deadline September 12, 2015
Judging Period September 13-18
Award Announcement October 22

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