Theme: Hong Kong through Youthful Eyes

In art and culture, food and the great outdoors, Hong Kong has a lot for locals and visitors from abroad to explore. There's no shortage of amazing sights and little known gorgeous spots to capture. Do you have a unique story to share?

Here comes your chance. “Hong Kong, My Home” Photo and Vlog Social Challenge lets you be the Hong Kong spokespersons and tell the stories about the city's unique things - through your lens. Capture unique stories in original photos and vlogs and submit them for a chance to showcase your creativity and win great prizes!

Event introduction

This challenge lets the young generation highlight their fresh perspectives and tell their unique Hong Kong stories creatively.

Our city is diverse with many local neighborhoods. Each has its cool customs and culture. The urban areas are in fact surrounded by lots of greenery. Island hopping is great fun. There are insanely gorgeous sites off the beaten track. What are the aspects of the culture and history, fun facts, and many other things that young people find so cool and are eager to share?

“Hong Kong, My Home” Photo and Vlog Social Challenge is a platform for Hong Kong's young gen to be the spokespersons of the city. Through their fresh eyes, Hong Kong's heroes, joyous moments, formerly unseen beauty, slice of life and more will come alive. It's also a storytelling platform for the young gen to let locals and global audiences know what makes their home - Hong Kong – a place to love.

Eligibility:

Students from Primary 1 to Secondary 6 are eligible.

Topic:

Hong Kong, My Home: Photo and Vlog Social Challenge

Themes:

Art and Culture, Food, Outdoors

Entry submission is from 11 August to 3 October 2023

Vote for your favourite photo and vlog with Like and Share:

Five entries in each level and category will be shortlisted. The shortlisted entries of photos, together with the writings, and vlogs will be uploaded onto the event's website.

Vote for your favourite photo and vlog with Like and Share:

Five entries in each level and category will be shortlisted. The shortlisted entries of photos, together with the writings, and vlogs will be uploaded onto the event's website.

Judging criteria:

Entries will be evaluated based on these criteria:

For photo competition – creativity/originality, quality of storytelling, and quality of images

For vlog competition – creativity/originality, quality of storytelling, and execution and techniques of video-shooting, and audio quality

Numbers of votes holds the key to victory for both photo and video competitions, students are encouraged to share the posts on their social media platforms and ask friends and relatives, wherever they are, to cast their votes.

Award by voting:

Photo:

Gold - Cash $2500 + 2 sky100 Admission Tickets
Silver - Cash $1200 + 2 sky100 Admission Tickets
Bronze - Cash $900 + 1 sky100 Admission Ticket

Vlog: (up to 10 mins)

Gold - Cash $2500+ 2 Ocean Park and 2 Water World Tickets
Silver - Cash $1200+ 2 Ocean Park Tickets
Bronze - Cash $900+ 2 Water World Tickets

Special Award:

Best Photo (Art and Culture) - Cash $1500 + 1 Ocean Park and 1 Water World Ticket

Best Photo (Food) - Cash $1500 + 1 Ocean Park and 1 Water World Ticket

Best Photo (Outdoor) - Cash $1500 + 2 Ocean Park and 2 Water World Tickets

Best Vlog - Cash $1500 + 2 Ocean Park and 2 Water World Tickets

Key Dates

Registration 11 August to 3 October, 2023
Submission Deadline 3 October, 2023
Voting with Like and Share 6 October to 6 November, 2023
Awards Announcement 4 December, 2023
Exclusive Opportunities In late December, 2023

Unique opportunities:

Gold Award winners from every categories will be granted an exclusive invitation to join us on an extraordinary South China Morning Post or Young Post shoot in Hong Kong. They will follow the our editors to cover fascinating stories about Hong Kong and learn how to create a compelling vlog and photos.

Great exposure:

The winning entries (photos and vlogs) will be uploaded to the website or shared in social media platforms of Hong Kong Tourism Board, Young Post and Posties.

Contact us:

Have questions? Please contact: postiesevent@scmp.com

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