Show us what
diversity in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) looks like through your eyes!
Tell us a story! Inspire us! Educate us!
We know that Halifax is a diverse and vibrant city and we
want you to show us why you think so too!
Give us a snapshot of what diversity means in HRM,
through a snapshot. What do you see? How do you see it? Don’t limit yourself – think outside the box.
Your photo could feature people, places, organizations, businesses,
food, signs, message boards, and beyond—the sky is the limit!
Who: All Haligonians --anyone living in Halifax Regional
Yourself. Do It, Do. Diversity Photo Contest
Take a photo that YOU think
captures/expresses/showcases diversity in HRM. (This can include any photo you
have taken within the last year, scout’s honour!)
Submit your JPG
photo (preferably no larger than 2MB) to fusionhalifax.ca.
Scanned photos and camera phone shots are welcome too!
Include your contact
information so we can get in touch with you if you are one of our lucky
winners: Name, Address, Email, & Phone
Number. (Don’t worry we won’t share this information with pesky third
Add a caption (140 character max.) that describes your
photo. Your caption should be in English but bilingual captions are encouraged (in that case, 140 characters
max. per language). For example: English
and Arabic, English and Hebrew, English and French, English and Farsi, etc.
Win fantastic prizes (outlined below) if your
photo is selected by our expert judges’ panel.
Inspire the Halifax community—winning photos
will be displayed as part of the FUSION Halifax Diversity Photo Contest Showcase at The Hub in June. They will then
be displayed at the Keshen Goodman
Library, starting on Canada Day. Limited edition Diversity Calendars including the 12 finalists’ photos will also be
available sometime in the fall after the contest closes.
When: Contest Opens Monday, April 30
Closes Friday, June 1
over this fine city. Show us what diversity means to you by capturing a shot
anywhere in HRM.
Why: Because you are passionate
about this city and want to showcase the diversity that makes it what it is.
Detailed contest rules can be found here: http://www.fusionhalifax.ca/en/home/FUSIONactionteams/diversity/photo-contest/rules.aspx
*By submitting a
photo, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions outlined in the
full-length rules so why not give them a quick read?
Check out the contest Photo Gallery on Facebook and join the Immigration & Diversity
Action Team group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/177208962305396/
All photos submitted to the contest will be displayed in
our Facebook contest photo gallery. The photo with the most “likes” at the end
of the contest will be crowned our Social
Media Darling! So post, tweet and share your photo with friends and direct
them to our Facebook group. Join one, join all!
Fabulous Cash Prizes
to be Won: 1st Place $500
4th Place $150
5th Place $100
Social Media Darling Award: Mystery Prize
For more information about the contest, get in touch
Director, Immigration & Diversity
Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/177208962305396/
Mark Your Calendars!
“Express Yourself. Do It, Do.”
Diversity Photo Contest Dates
“Let’s Talk Photography”
Info Session I
Wednesday, April 18
The Hub (2nd floor, 1673 Barrington St.)
Photo Contest Opens
Monday, April 30
“Let’s Talk Photography”
Info Session II
Wednesday, May 16
Goodman Library (330 Lacewood Dr.)
Photo Contest Closes
Friday, June 1
June 1 to June 8
Official winner announcement/Photo
showcase kick-off at FUSION Second Thursday
June 14, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Showcase at The Hub
June 11 to June 28
Showcase at Keshen Goodman Library
June 29 to July 26