Shining Moments Photo Contest 2023 <Overview>

Share the “Shining People” You’ve Encountered! Whether it’s a fleeting moment in daily life or a special event, there are various instances where people shine brightly. Age, gender, and the context don’t matter – capture the moments when people are at their most radiant and submit your entries. We invite you to capture the beauty of “people shining” from your unique perspectives and submit them as your entries. We believe that the radiance of individuals has the power to brighten not only their own lives but also the lives of those around them.

Shining Moments Photo Contest 2023 <Entry Methods>

There are two entry methods available: Course 1: Enter on Instagram using the hashtag #ShiningMomentsPhotoContest2023. Course 2: Enter on the web through the entry form located at the bottom of this page.

Shining Moments Photo Contest 2023 <Awards and Selection>

  • Grand Prize: 1 winner – Amazon Gift Card worth 10,000 yen (For international participants, an equivalent value of Amazon products within their region).
  • Excellence Awards: 3 winners – Amazon Gift Card worth 5,000 yen each (For international participants, an equivalent value of Amazon products within their region).
  • Sparkling Prize: 2 winners – Prizes.
  • Age Joy Prize: 2 winners – Prizes.
  • Happy Prize: 2 winners – Prizes.
  • Judges’ Special Prize: 1 winner – Prize.

Selection Process: The Shining Moments Photo Contest Executive Committee will meticulously review the entries and determine the winners for each award.

Shining Moments Photo Contest 2023 <Submission Guidelines>

Theme: “The Moments When People Shine the Brightest” Submission Period: August 15, 2023 (Tuesday) – October 22, 2023 (Sunday) Results Announcement: November 1, 2023 (Wednesday) – Published on this website Award Ceremony: November 11, 2023 (Saturday) Eligibility: Open to individuals of all ages, genders, and experiences (professional and amateur), both domestically and internationally.

  • Those who agree to these terms and conditions.
  • Participants entering via Instagram must have an Instagram account.

Notification of Winners:

  • For Instagram entries: Winners will be notified through direct messages from the Instagram account “kcbkikatsu Shining Moments Photo Contest 2023.”
  • For web entries: Winners will be contacted via the email address provided in the submission form. If there is no response within 7 days of notification, the win will be considered invalid.

Sponsors: Pola Corporation, Daisho Co., Ltd., Ami Colle Japan Corporation, SARA Corporation (As of August 2023)

For more information, please read the full set of guidelines on the entry form page.

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