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UNESCO #MyAfricanHeritage Instagram Photo Contest (Win a trip to Tanzania) 2018

Share your photo of an African site inscribed on the World Heritage List with the hashtag #MyAfricanHeritage and follow UNESCO on Instagram to have the chance to win one of the prizes. 

Application Deadline: 30th April 2018

Eligible Countries: African countries

Type: Contest

Eligibility: Open to 18 – 28 years old

Selection Criteria: Entries to the competition will be evaluated keeping in mind the following criteria:

  • Creativity
    • Is the photo original and aesthetically pleasing? We are looking for creative stories and unique photo shots!
  • Content
    • What is your connection to the site? The World Heritage site should be clearly identified in the photo.
  • Composition
    • Does it capture the exceptional character of the site? We will evaluate the composition of the photographs submitted

Number of Awards: 10

Value of Award:

  • 1st Prize: Trip to United Republic of Tanzania
    • To visit two World Heritage sites: Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti National Park
  • 2nd Prize: Trip to South Africa
    • To visit the World Heritage site of Robben Island
  • 3rd Prize: Trip to Cabo Verde
    • To visit  the World Heritage site of  Cidade Velha,  Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande
  • The Top 4  to 10 Winners
    • The top 4 to 10 winners will have their photos showcased on the World Heritage and the African World Heritage Fund websites

Duration of Program: The winners of the competition will be announced on the African World Heritage Day, 5 May 2018

How to Apply: Share your photo of an African site inscribed on the World Heritage List with the hashtag #MyAfricanHeritage and follow us on Instagram to have the chance to win one of the prizes.

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: UNESCO