Deadline: 26 November 2018. As 79th “International Photographic Salon,” which is the most historical photographic contest in Japan, will be held in this year, “Tokyo Tokyo Old meets New Award” will be added in this year. In order to announce the attractiveness of Tokyo effectively to the world, the icon and catchphrase of “Tokyo Tokyo Old meets New” have been designed to express Tokyo, which holds both of the traditions exist from Edo period and the state-of-the-art cultures. The theme of this contest is ” Traditions and innovations coexist in Tokyo (Old meets New).”
Overview of this category We are looking for photographs that express the image of the icon, which is the attractiveness of Tokyo that holds both of “Traditions exist from Edo period and State-of-the-art cultures,” characterizing the concept of Tokyo Brand: “Metropolitan surely offers various entertainments by continuously producing new styles while mixing traditions and innovations.” ○ In particular, we look for photographs to inform foreign residents and international tourists of the attractiveness of Tokyo, as well as the scene of Tokyo where old meets new. ○ No submission fee is required, but photographs should be submitted via website. Photographs taken by smartphone, tablet, or similar devices are acceptable. ○ This category has been added as one of the projects of “advertising the attractiveness of Tokyo” to announce the attractiveness of Tokyo, by cooperating with Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau ● Sponsored by All-Japan Association of Photographic Societies (AJAPS) and Asahi Shimbun.
1st prize: Tokyo Tokyo Old meets New Award for 1 person (with 500,000 JPY)
Award for Each Category (theme) with 50,000 JPY
Tokyo Tokyo Old meets New People Award: (Category: People)
Tokyo Tokyo Old meets New Street Award (Category: Townscape)
Tokyo Tokyo Old meets New Landscape Award (Category: Landscape)
Tokyo Tokyo Old meets New Fashion Award (Category: Fashion)
Tokyo Tokyo Old meets New Tradition Award (Category: Tradition)
Tokyo Tokyo Old meets New Innovation Award (Category: Innovation)
Some other categories may be added.
Award of Excellence for 20 persons (with 10,000 JPY)
Contest website: http://tokyotokyo.mitte-x.phj.jp/contest.html?cn=1