Just Share It - Happy Chinese New Year Photo Contest 2017

As China ushers in the lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, on Jan 28, 2017, Chinaculture.org invites you to share your photos of Chinese New Year celebrations from all over the world. The photos must be taken outside of the Chinese mainland between Jan 1 and Feb 28, 2017.


Anyone who takes part in Happy Chinese New Year activities or celebrates Chinese New Year outside of the Chinese mainland is welcome to submit photos of wonderful moments of the celebration. Regardless of whether you are a professional or amateur, who you are or where you are from.

How to Enter:

Please submit your photo to: contest@chinadaily.com.cn

Or you can submit your work to China Culture's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/China-Culture-1575300589358145/.

Submission Time:

Jan 1, 2017 - Feb 28, 2017

Awards and Prizes:

The contest will select 100 photos ( single or group), including:

★ First prize: 10 photos (single or group), remuneration for each 5,000 RMB

★ Second prize: 30 photos (single or group), remuneration for each 3,000 RMB

★ Third prize: 60 photos (single or group), remuneration for each 1,000 RMB


1. All photos about Chinese New Year celebrations are welcome. The images should show the programs and activities of Happy Chinese New Year (a worldwide celebration hosted by the Ministry of Culture of the PRC and other Chinese authorities) all over the world or capture scenes of people enjoying the Spring Festival overseas.

2. Photographs must be of an event outside the Chinese mainland (including Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and all foreign countries), and the photographer can be of any nationality.

3. All the images must be real, not doctored or Photoshopped. The tone and color of the image could be slightly adjusted, and the color can be changed into black and white or monochromatic. Composition and clipping are allowed.

4. Photographs must be in digital format, either TIF or JPG files. And resolution of the photo should be 300 dpi. TIF file should be no smaller than 50MB, the highest compressed format of JPG file no less than 7MB, and the maximum should be no less than 3,000 pixels. If submitting to Facebook, photos could be compressed, but please keep the original file. If the photo is shortlisted, the original file will be required.

5. Entries can be single photos or a series - a group counts as a single photo. Each group should only have four to eight photos.

6. The headline and caption (in Chinese or English) must be complete, accurate and authors should provide sufficient details, including the process and location of the shoot, and provide photographer’s nationality, address and phone number.

More info: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/culture/2017-01/10/content_27902814.htm

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