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"Seasons • Excursions" Country Parks Photography Competition invites entries (with photos)

     The "Seasons • Excursions" Country Parks Photography Competition, organised by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD), opened for entries today (April 15).

     An AFCD spokesman said, "The country parks in Hong Kong have an abundance of picturesque vistas and interesting wildlife. The photography competition offers a good chance for members of the public to share their country park excursion experience through their photographs that capture the seasonal beauty and rich biodiversity in the parks. In this way, they can help drive home the message of nature conservation.

     "Entries featuring the seasonal scenery or wild fauna and flora must be submitted during the specified periods. Outstanding entries chosen in the preliminary assessment will be uploaded to a Facebook Competition Page ( for public voting. For each season, three awardees of the My Favourite Photo Award will be selected."

     The submission and voting periods are as follows:

           Submission             Voting
           period                 period
           ----------             ------
Spring     April 15 to            June 18 to 30,
           June 16, 2014          2014

Summer     June 15 to             September 16 to 30,
           September 14, 2014     2014

Autumn     September 15 to        November 18 to 30,
           November 14, 2014      2014

Winter     November 15, 2014, to  January 16 to 30,
           January 14, 2015       2015

     Entries with a completed entry form should be emailed to The entry form and details of the competition are available from the Country Parks Education Programme website ( For enquiries, please call 3188 1856 during office hours.

     Results will be announced on the Country Parks Education Programme website and winners will be notified individually by email.

Ends/Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Issued at HKT 15:11


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