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Enrol for flower show photo competition before March 12

Photography enthusiasts are reminded that entries to Category A, "Portrait of TVB Artistes and Miss Hong Kong", one of the three categories of the "Vibrant Blossoms for Beijing Olympics" Photo Competition, will close on Wednesday (March 12).

The photo competition is one of the major activities of the annual Hong Kong Flower Show organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD). The flower show will take place from March 14 to 24 in Victoria Park, from 9am to 9pm daily, featuring Gerbera as this year's theme flower with the theme, "Vibrant Blossoms for Beijing Olympics".

Entrants in Category A, "Portrait of TVB Artistes and Miss Hong Kong", may enrol in person at any LCSD Leisure Link outlet by March 12. Entry fees are $30 for adults and $15 for students, senior citizens aged 60 or above, and persons with a disability. Enrolments will be on a first come, first served basis with a maximum 1,000 entrants.

Category A, comprising the Open and Student Sections, will hold its shooting session from 3.30pm to 4.30pm on Thursday (March 13) in Victoria Park.

For Category B, "Flowers", and Category C, "Snapshots", it is not necessary to apply in advance. However, entrants are required to pay admission fees to enter the showground during the show period. Photographs must be related to the Hong Kong Flower Show 2008 and be taken at the showground of the Hong Kong Flower Show 2008 during the show period.

All entries must be submitted by mail or in person by 6pm on April 15 to the Secretariat, Hong Kong Flower Show, 11/F, Leisure and Cultural Services Headquarters, 1-3 Pai Tau Street, Sha Tin.

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 June. Winners will be notified in writing for collection of prizes.

All winning entries will be put on display at Kowloon Park Green Education and Resource Centre and Arcade between June and July. Photos of the winning entries will also be uploaded onto the LCSD website at the same time.

For details of the photo competition, please refer to the leaflets and entry forms available at the District Leisure Services Offices of LCSD, or visit the LCSD website. For enquiries, please call 2697 8030.

Ends/Monday, March 10, 2008
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