‘REFLECTION’ a Youth Photo Competition and Exhibition in collaboration with National Geographic Store, Singapore
The South Zone Centre of Excellence for Design in collaboration with National Geographic Store, Singapore is launching ‘Reflection’, a Youth Photo Competition. This inaugural Photo Competition and Exhibition is open to all primary, secondary and integrated programme (IP) schools, junior colleges and Millennia Institute in Singapore.
The aims of this competition and exhibition are manifold:-
- To encourage children and youths to explore the medium of photography in a creative and experimental manner by means of the competition;
- To extend the opportunity for them to showcase good pieces of work via the subsequent photo exhibition;
- To develop an interest for photography as an art form in young people;
- Through the exhibition platform, to create an awareness of themselves, the environment and of nature
This competition and exhibition marks our attempt to introduce photography as part of authentic art and design in schools. It showcases young photographers and their talent and encourages creative interpretation of the given theme.
The exhibition will entail a Prize Giving cum Opening Ceremony on 25th May 2009, 7pm while the photo exhibition will be held for a period of 2 weeks, 26th May to 7th June 2009 at National Geographic Store @ VivoCity, #01-19, 10.00 am to 10.00 pm daily.
There is no limit to the number of entries per school. Prizes will be awarded to the top three winners for each category as well as to the next ten entries deserving Special Mention.
All photo works should be submitted to St. Andrew’s Secondary School by 4pm, Friday, 24 April 2009.
The website for the competition www.reflection.yolo.sg. Should you have any queries, please contact Mr Lim Yang Cherng at 6285-1944. Alternatively you may e-mail him at email@example.com.