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2019 Fabulous Taiwan Photography and Caption Contest and Exhibition
2019 Fabulous Taiwan Photography and Caption Contest and Exhibition  

1。Activity Goal: It is expected that, through the international students’ experience, the rich and diverse culture; unique and beautiful sceneries of Taiwan can be translated into breathtaking and touching pictures to demonstrate the different and 

colorful facets of Taiwan. By organizing the themed 【Fabulous Taiwan! 】 

photography contest, the international students would be encouraged to forge deeper connection with the local culture of Taiwan.

2. Activity Theme: Vigorous Taiwan (the novel and interesting vigorous Taiwan from the perspective of participants)

3. Participants: Students who are current recipients of the Taiwan Scholarship and Huayu Enrichment Scholarship 

4. Contest Method: 

  1. Photography equipment: not limited from professional cameras to digital cameras, tablet computers, and mobile phones. 
  2. Presentation: works should be presented in the form of a set of 4 photos with a short caption of 50 to 100 words in Chinese, and translate your caption in English. 
  3. Photograph content: Any photos with subjects illustrating the culture, folk festivals, customs and culture, industrial culture, building heritage, natural landscape and ecology of Taiwan are acceptable.   
  4. Text content: It should be a set of 4 photos to describe the story and personal feeling.
  5. Internet entries: Please do not use copied, photocopied, copyrighted, touched up or computer-generated photos. Only moderate adjustment to brightness and color contrast saturation are allowed. 
  6. Photographs that have won prizes in other photo contests or have been published are not eligible for submission. 
  • The entries must be: 
  • -The original and legal work of the entrants.
  • -Non-infringing of the rights of others. Entrants are responsible for the resolution of any legal issues arising from their works. 
  1. Entries that are unreadable due to incomplete file format will be withdrawn from the contest without notification. 
  2. Property rights to the original digital files of winning entries belong to the organizer. 
  3. Work evaluation method and criteria:
  • Evaluation method: preliminary review will select 30 honorable mentions, and secondary review will select the top three prizes.
  • Evaluation criteria: composition 40%, content 40%, creativity 20%. 
  • Judge composition: One representative from the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Science and Technology each, 3 professional experts. 
  1.  Web voting will be held on the 【Fabulous Taiwan!】Photography and Caption Contest Facebook fan page, with an additional Crowd Favorite award.
  2.  Top three winners can get prize and award at exhibition day; other winners will get your prize and award by another day or exhibition day.

5. Registration:

I. Join the 【Fabulous Taiwan!】Photography and Caption Contest Facebook fan page (like to join)

II. Fill out the contest registration form, upload the file and your photos to the private message of the fan page. (File name: School(Chinese)Name_____(Chinese and English)_____)

III. You can compress your file before you upload to facebook. If you awarded with any prize, please send us your original photo(A single image file should be limited to 5MB in JPEG format. Entry resolution should be more than 6 megapixels for exporting files to the exhibition) to us.

IV. Registration Date: NOW until 31 Mar, 2019 

6. Contest Prizes:
(1) First prize NT$20,000 award
(2) Second prize NT$15,000 award
(3) Third prize NT$10,000 award 
(4) Honorable mentions (27 People)  NT$1,000 award each
(5) Crowd favorites (5 People)   NT$1,000 award each 
7. Exhibition Date: 13 May, 2019 (date subject to change) 
8. Exhibition Venue: Chang, Yung Fa Foundation, affiliated organizations of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and organizations of the Ministry of Science and Technology. 
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