Instagram Photo Competition (with prizes awarded every week)

Updated: Apr 4, 2019

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Revitalising Historic Buildings Through Partnership Scheme (Revitalisation Scheme), the Commissioner for Heritage's Office (CHO) of the Development Bureau has a four-week Instagram photo competition on historic buildings under the Revitalisation Scheme will be held from April 5 to May 2, 2019. There are prizes including complimentary stay with dinner in hotel.



Buildings

First of all, you will need to take photos of any of these 11 historic buildings under the Revitalisation Scheme:

**Click photo to direct to google map

Batch I





Batch II




Batch III




What you need to do:

1. Follow the official account of Instagram Photo Competition: @builtheritage_photocompetition (https://www.instagram.com/builtheritage_photocompetition)


2. Post photo(s) that you have taken at any of the 11 historic buildings listed above on your Instagram account and include the following on your post:

a. A brief photo caption with the name of the historic building in Chinese or English (less than 50 words),

b. Hashtag #RschemeHK and #CHO and tag this Instagram account: @builtheritage_photocompetition.

(Feel free to follow our Instagram account and hashtag #hongkonguide and tag our Instagram account @hongkonguide on the post, we will like your photos, but this is NOT compulsory to join the competition.)


*Entries must be posted on a public account


Here is an example:



Prizes

The competition has two award categories:


"Photos of the Week" (40 prizes)

"Photos of the Week" will be awarded to the 10 most liked photos among photo entries submitted each week. The winners will receive a stamp gift bag themed on Batch I of the Revitalisation Scheme.


"Best 11 Photos Award" (11 prizes)

The "Best 11 Photos Award" will be awarded to the best photo of each of the historic buildings from all photo entries and will be chosen by a panel of judges formed by members of the Advisory Committee on Built Heritage Conservation.

The winners will receive a special prize from the building they have taken a photo of, ranging from free accommodation, courses and workshops to cash coupons, such as One-night complimentary stay with dinner for two people in Tai O Heritage Hotel.

In addition, they will have the chance to participate in a photography exhibition, and the winning entries will be published at various media channels.


The competition will be held from April 5 to May 2, 2019.

For details about the competition and prizes, please visit the heritage conservation website (www.heritage.gov.hk/en/whatsnew/events_57.htm)