Act now to enrol for flower show photo competition before Feb 26
Photography enthusiasts are reminded that entries to Category A "Portrait of TVB Artistes and Miss Hong Kong", one of the three categories of the "Enchanting Beauty" Photo Competition, will close on February 26.
The photo competition is one of the major activities of the annual Hong Kong Flower Show. The flower show will take place from March 3 to 12 in Victoria Park, from 9am to 9pm daily, featuring Dianthus as the theme flower.
Entrants in Category A "Portrait of TVB Artistes and Miss Hong Kong" may enrol in person at any LCSD Leisure Link Outlets, or by calling 2922 8008 / 2927 8080 / 2606 2111 on or before February 26.
Entry fees are $30 for adults and $15 for students, senior citizens and people with a disability. Enrolment will be on a first come first served basis with a maximum 1,000 entrants.
Category A, with Open and Student Sections, will hold its shooting session from 3:30pm to 4:30pm on March 2 in Victoria Park.
For Category B, "Flowers", and Category C, "Snapshots" sections, it is not necessary to apply in advance. Entrants are required to pay admission fees for entering the showground during the show period. Photographs must be related to the Hong Kong Flower Show 2006 and taken during the show period.
All entries must be submitted by mail or in person to the Secretary of Show Committee, Hong Kong Flower Show 2006, 11/F, Leisure and Cultural Services Headquarters, 1-3 Pai Tau Street, Sha Tin by 5:30pm on April 13.
In each category, there will be first prize, second prize, third prize and a number of commendations. Results of the competition will be announced on the LCSD website at http://www.lcsd.gov.hk
in late May. Winners will be notified in writing for collection of prizes. All winning entries will be put on display at Kowloon Park Arcade and Green Education and Resource Centre between June and July.
The photo competition is jointly organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and Television Broadcasts Limited, and sponsored by Schmidt Marketing (HK) Ltd.
For details of the photo competition, please refer to the leaflets and entry forms available at the LCSD website. For enquiries, please call 2697 8030.
Ends/Saturday, February 18, 2006