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China in my Lens Photo Contest

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute wants to get to know your China — the people, places, and cultural aspects dear to you as part of its 2018 "China in My Lens" photo contest. UK students, faculty, and staff, as well as local high school students and state educators who have visited China, are encouraged to enter.

Individuals are asked to submit original work taken in China by the participant. Each participant can submit two original photographs. Submissions should include a title and indicate where and when the photo was taken.  To guarantee professional quality, all entries must have a photo-pixel count is no lower than 300 dpi.

A review committee will select one first prize, two second prizes and three third prizes from each group. Individuals submitting pieces to the Confucius Institute are authorizing UKCI and UK to make unlimited, unrestricted use of their photographs for promotional purposes. Winners will be announced and awards will be presented at UK's Global Confucius Institute Day, September 29, between 1-3 p.m. at the Gatton Student Center Lot. Prizes by division are as follows:

  • Faculty and Staff Group: First Prize: $800; Second Prize: $500; Third Prize: $300
  • UK Student Group: First Prize: $500; Second Prize: $300; Third Prize: $150
  • High School Student Group: First Prize: $200; Second Prize: $100; Third Prize: $50
  • Kentucky Educators Group: First Prize: $500; Second Prize: $300; Third Prize: $150

Submit entries to: Xiaowen Liu at xiaowen.liu@uky.edu by the submission deadline of September 10.  

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