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Japan, Canada & Me Photo Contest - Open for Entries till June 30 2018

From a media release:

JAPAN, CANADA & ME PHOTO CONTEST
Open for entries to June 30, 2018


Toronto and GTA residents are invited to celebrate 90 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Canada with the JAPAN, CANADA & ME PHOTO CONTEST.
Mt Fuji, Japan
Share a photo of what friendship between Japan and Canada means to you for a chance to win round-trip air tickets to Japan from Air Canada or one of several prizes from Canon Canada, Muji, and the Japan Restaurant Association Canada.

• To enter, share your entry on Instagram with the hashtag #JapanCanada90 before June 30th, 2018.

The Photo Contest is open to all residents of the GTA (including City of Toronto, Halton Region, Peel Region, York Region, and Durham Region). Those residents of the GTA that have spent no more than 90 days in Japan on leisure in 2018 are also considered eligible.

• Please refer to the Japan Photo Contest Rules for further details.

Osaka, Japan
The contest is open for entries from May 12 to June 30. You will need to follow the Instagram accounts of the Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto (@JapanConsToronto) and share your entry using the hashtag #JapanCanada90.  You will also need to follow Canon Canada (@CanonCanada) .

• There are the Youth (under 18) and General categories so please choose the appropriate one to enter.

A Grand Prize will be awarded to one work selected from among all the entries in both categories. As well, first, second and third place entries as well as four judges’ picks from each categories will be awarded prizes. (Thus, a total of 15 entries will be awarded prizes.) In addition to the prizes and accompanying certificates, the winning entries will also be exhibited in a public venue. Details on the prizes are here.
Bamboo grove, Japan
Contest Release Form
Please be sure to read the contest rules then complete and submit the Contest Release Form. Please note that a work will only be considered an official entry after we receive the Release Form.

Contest Release Form Available Here

Then send it in to the Japanese Embassy in Toronto:

• By e-mail: culturaleventcgto@to.mofa.go.jp
• By post:Suite 3300, 77 King St. West,P.O. Box 10, T-D Centre,Toronto, ON M5K 1A1
• Please direct any questions to: culturaleventcgto@to.mofa.go.jp

We look forward to receiving your entry!!!

Travel Tip:
TOKYO METRO TOURIST TICKET MACHINES
Tokyo Metro has started adding new, tourist-friendly ticket vending machines to high-traffic stations. The new machines allow users to search for their destination using a map, station name, station number, or sightseeing spot. The machines operate in English, Traditional & Simplified Chinese, Korean, French, Spanish, and Thai, and Chinese travelers can enter names in pinyin. Various rail passes can also be purchased using these new machines.

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