Your videos on Guangdong could win you some serious cash prizes, up to 10,000 RMB. All you need to do is produce your video and take part in the event "My Guangdong Story" Global Solicitation for Short Videos.
The event is open to all teams and individuals worldwide from August 2 to October 15, with an offline sharing event in November this year.
You just need to make a video to share your unique stories of Guangdong. Your life, career, a bite of culture, once-in-a-lifetime travel here... All are welcome!
How to participate:
1. Enter the event's official webpage on the homepage of Newsgd.com (www.newsgd.com/mygdstory), and submit your entries.
2. Post your short videos on Douyin (抖音), add hashtag #粤拍粤钟意 , and tag the official account of Southcn.com (@南方网) to join in.
Scan the QR code to visit the official webpage
Scan the QR code with Douyin App to join the event
Submission: From August 2 to October 15, 2022
Online voting: From the end of August to the end of October, 2022
Offline sharing event: November, 2022
During the event, all entries conforming to the theme will be displayed on the official webpage. Some selected works will be showcased on various platforms, including new media platforms and overseas social media accounts of major media outlets in the province; Xuexi Qiangguo's Guangdong Channel; LED displays outdoors and on the metros and buses; some overseas websites and social media platforms. Award-winning videos will be exhibited at the Guangzhou Library (TBD) during the offline event in November.
Video of less than six minutes duration themed "My Guangdong Story" in MP4, FLV, MOV or other formats, showing Guangdong in your eyes.
There is no restriction on the language of the video. If there is dialogue or narration, please add subtitles in Chinese or English.
The work should not involve any commercial advertisements, and a description within 150 words is required.
The entries must be original videos and can be in any form, such as interviews or micro-documentaries.
Outstanding Video Award: 10,000 RMB per winner, 10 winners in total (before tax)
Outstanding Video Award Nomination: 5,000 RMB per winner, 20 winners in total (before tax)
Popular Video Award: 2,000 RMB per winner, 20 winners in total (before tax)
The same entry submitted to more than one platform is entitled to only one award. Authors can make multiple entries, however, no individual author will be awarded for more than two entries.
You can check out all the details about the event including event agenda, participation guide and copyright requirements on the official webpage.
Come join us!
Expat KOLs send their wishes to the event
Some expats who have been living in Guangdong for many years send their best wishes to the event.
"I love the food and the climate here in Guangdong," said Klaus Zenkel, Vice President of the European Chamber of Commerce in China and Chair of the Chamber's South China Chapter, "Guangdong also has a very good business environment."
"I'm well-connected to Guangdong and I love Guangdong," said Dr. Harley Seyedin, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in South China, "I wish you would all produce some story to be shared with all."
Influencers Rachel Rommeswinkel from Germany, Neslihan Kilavuz from Türkiye, and Rafael Saavedra from Venezuela also send their cheering videos.