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"The 21st Minato City Tourism Photo Contest 2023" Notice of Acceptance of Submissions

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The Minato City Tourism Photo Contest is held every year with the aim of rediscovering the charm of Minato City through photography, from famous places and old sites in Minato Ward to seasonal traditions and hidden spots.
From November 1, 2023, we will start accepting entries for the "21st Minato City Tourism Photo Contest 2023" in two categories, the general category and the Koshien category (*for junior high and high school students).
This year, we have newly established Special Area Awards and Theme Awards! Winners will receive gorgeous prizes. We are looking forward to receiving many applications!

【Application Period】
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 ~ Wednesday, January 10, 2024

[Click here for details on application guidelines and application methods]
◎ General Category

◎ Koshien Division (*For junior high and high school students)

◎ Special Area Prize "Shimashobe".
This time, photos taken not only in Minato Ward but also in the Izu Islands and Ogasawara Islands are eligible for the award!
◎ Theme Award "Bustle of the city".
Please submit a photo full of charm that makes you feel the bustle of the city of Minato Ward.

【Application Rules】*Excerpt
・Entry photos must have been taken on or after January 1, 2023 (please enter the date of shooting at the time of application)
・ The application photo must be taken of the scenery in Minato City and the scene in Minato City (please enter the shooting location when applying)
 This year, photos taken on the islands (Izu Islands, Ogasawara Islands) are also eligible
・ Up to 5 entries per person (high school and junior high school students are limited to 5 entries in either the general category or the Koshien category)
 * If there are more than 5 entries, it will not be considered

[Click here for past prize-winning works]

Held at the same time! "Minato City "Shine" Spot Photo Rally 2023 ~Minato Ward's Finest Scenes~"

Let's take your own "shining photo" by visiting selected Minato City "shining spots" from the winning photo locations of the annual Minato City Tourism Photo Contest!
You can participate in a lottery to win healing goods at 3 or more locations! Go around the shining spots and get healing goods!

Wednesday, November 1, 2023 ~ Wednesday, January 10, 2024

[Click here to participate]

[Click here for details on target spots, etc.]

◎ The first 100 people who collect one or more stamps will receive a "Minato City "Shine" Spot Postcard Set of 3 Cards".
◎ You can participate in the lottery if you collect 3 or more stamps. The five winners will win the much-talked-about candle "Woodwick".

【Prize Exchange Office】
Minato City Tourist Information Center (5-36-4 Shiba, Minato-ku, Tsuji Square 1F)
*Redemption period: November 1, 2023 (Wednesday) ~ January 20, 2024 (Saturday) 9:00~17:00
  However, the year-end and New Year holidays (excluding December 29, 2023 (Friday) ~ January 3, 2024 (Wednesday))
Minato City Tourism Association Secretariat (

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