Enter your photos for inclusion in arts report

Deadline quickly approaching

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 to Oct. 1, 2011.

To participate:

Submit high resolution digital photos (at least 300 pixels/inch resolution, and 3800 pixels in width) in jpg format toOR 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.

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