Sooke Region Cultural Planning Project photo contest

Still time to get your photos in

Recently, a taskforce with representatives from over 30 local arts, cultural and heritage organizations was formed to create a Cultural Plan for the Sooke Region. The document will be used by local organizations and various levels of government to move forward together in creating a dynamic Arts and Cultural Sector in the Sooke Region.

For the document to have visual and artistic appeal, the taskforce would like to include photographs of local community activities focused on the arts, culture and heritage. A contest has been announced to find a collection of photos that capture the vibrancy of Sooke’s year-round cultural scene!Contest Details:

•Photos should be of recent arts, cultural or heritage activities –take advantage of the upcoming festival and events season and snap some shots!

•Prizes of $50 -$100 will be awarded to winning entries, as determined by a panel of taskforce members.

•Photo Contest is open from March 15-October 15, 2011. To participate: Submit high resolution digital photos (at least 300 pixels/inch resolution, and 3800 pixels in width) in jpg format to: editor@sookenewsmirror OR submit analog photos to the Sooke News Mirror office.

Both digital and physical prints should be clearly marked “Cultural Planning Photo Contest.”

By submitting a photo for contest consideration, the owner grants permission for use in Sooke Region Cultural Planning Project materials.

Just Posted

Bob Heyes back behind Shamrocks bench for 2018 season

Art Webster, Mike Simpson, John Hamilton will also return

Driver escapes from crash in Sidney

Town truck and another vehicle collide, causing van to roll over

Victoria Women’s March draws hundreds

Pink pussy hats aplenty as demonstrators took to downtown streets

FISHING ADVENTURES: Winter fishing season in full swing

Upcoming fishing events include Local Pub’s Salmon Superbowl Derby and Victoria Boat Show

GALLERY: Storm causes damage along the waterfront in Greater Victoria

Municipal crews are cleaning up Monday following Sunday’s high wind and waves

Backyard of $2.2M Uplands property bulldozed for BMX jump track

34-year-old financial advisor fulfills childhood dream

Cougar window shops at Banff grocery store

An RCMP officer spots a cougar outside an Alberta grocery store

VIDEO: Massive waves destroy chunks of Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail

Some viewpoints will be closed for the foreseeable future because you won’t even know they were there

Tofino and Ucluelet wowed by biggest waves in a decade

“Even in pictures you show the kids and that, unless you’re witnessing it live, it’s like no other.”

Police fear fewer fentanyl imports don’t signal the end of the overdose crisis

RCMP say it’s just as likely that criminal are getting more clever

UPDATE: Two people die in ATV accident south of Campbell River

Third person survived attempt to cross a creek

Coal dust escaping rail cars spurs B.C. petition

Local governments are on board with Shuswap resident’s request for better control of escaping particulate

Vikes women run to 6-0, win first rugby sevens tourney of season

UVic Vikes this week: Hoops teams host shoot for the cure

Lawyers slam ‘de facto expulsion’ of student guilty of sexual interference

Calgary student guilty of sexual assault of a minor allowed to finish semester

Most Read