By Afra Jin／Hellosanya
The launch of the second Photo Competition (The Poetic Lucheng, Charming Jiyang) was held on September 29th.
Over the next 2 days, 40 photographers from different countries will explore the most rural villages, tropical rainforests and the modern hotels located in the Jiyang District. This is where their journey begins to capture the beauty of the area through their lenses.
Jiyang District is located in the eastern part of Sanya. It is also known as the East Gate of Sanya. This area has a long history and is rich in culture. Luo Bi Dong Neolithic Cultural Relic is the oldest know area where humans have lived on Hainan island. It tells us stories from thousands of years ago. There is a Romance Show which demonstrates the legendary tales.
Jiyang District combines different kinds of tourism resources including Yalong Bay which is known as the First Bay of China. As a typical traditional tourism spot, lively Dadonghai, and charming Lu Hui Tou Park have made efforts to upgrade their brands. Some of these brands include the Rose Town, the Yacht Port and the Yalong Bay Tropical Paradise Forest Park. Jiyang District brings together many new landscapes.
Jiyang District has been developed to be the "Think-Tank" of Sanya, thanks to Hainan Tropical Ocean University and Sanya University.
The villages in Jiyang District are lovely, beautiful, and rich in resources. These villages include Zhongliao Village, Bohou Village, Luopeng Village, Damao Village to name just a few. In these villages, the natural scenery here is breathtakingly beautiful, everyday life is simple and the people live together in unity, creating an incredible feeling of community and togetherness.
According to reports, the competition is held by Jiyang District Committee of Sanya CPC and the government of Jiyang District. It is organized by the Publicity Department of Jiyang District Committee and co-organized by Hinews. The format and comparison throughout the competition will be fair and official.
At the launch of the Second Photo Competition the co-organizer Hinews extended a formal invitation to all photography lovers around the world. "Pai Ke" is the exclusive platform to be used by all those who have signed up as photographers with Hinews. They can post their own photographs on the platform (Pai Ke) as well as their art works. In turn, through recommendations and advertising, their work can be to be made more popular and draw attention.
It is worth mentioning that two foreign photographers from Sanya OFIA Culture Media, the strategic cooperation company of Hinews, will take part in the competition along with some Chinese photographers. They will share their artworks in VK、Facebook、Instagram、Twitter and others new media platform.
Entries of the competition are not limited to art works of material collection but also generally including photography from the whole country. Whether the photos are taken using a professional camera or just simply a mobile phone really doesn't matter. What matters is that the theme of the photos are "The Beauty of Jiyang District".
Any friends who are interested in the competition are more than welcome to sign up by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with all basic information (name, phone number, title of photo and a brief introduction).
Prizes of the competition: All participants will be separated into two groups (Humanistic and Environmental).
First Place Prize (each group):
Second Place Prize (each group):
Third Place Prize (each group):
There will also be another 20 participation awards given away to the runner-ups.