The Jiangsu Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese (JFROC) invites overseas Chinese to come to the Festive Entries Collection Contest

Best John
4 min readJan 30, 2023

China / TimesNewswire / January 28, 2023 — With the aim to better showcase the excellent Chinese traditional culture, tighten the connection between overseas Chinese and China, and share the festive atmosphere to the world, with the help from CHINESE HEADLINE NEW MEDIA, JFROC has organized the Festive Entries Collection Contest Themed with “That’s How I Celebrate Spring Festival Overseas”, asking for entries rich in the festive mood of the Spring Festival by overseas Chinese all over the world.

That’s How I Celebrate Spring Festival Overseas

Overseas Chinese’s Festive Entries Collection Contest

Family-valued China • Culturally rich Jiangsu

Guidelines

Eligibility: All overseas Chinese

Duration: January 18, 2023 — March 31, 2023

Forms: Photos or short videos

Selection: Combination of netizen voting and expert voting

Awards: Creativity Awards, Editing Awards, Composition Awards, Excellence Awards, and Popularity Awards

Requirements

Entries Collection: January-February 2023

(1) The content of all the submitted entries must deliver positive energy. Make sure you fill out the registration form for your entry. To facilitate your registration with the uploaded entry, you will have to fill in information such as name, age, country of residence, contact information, captions, entry description through the H5 link of the form provided by the organizers before uploading the entries through the link.

(2) You can submit your entries through photos (jpg / jpeg) or short videos (taken by video cameras or mobile phones); the submitted video must have clear and recognizable sound and images (in high definition 720p or above) without being blurred; your entry will not be acceptable if it does not meet the requirements.

(3) Your entry must be original and independently done by yourself. Plagiarism and other improper behaviors are strictly prohibited and will lead to disqualification.

(4) The organizers have the right to edit and publish all the entries, including the winning ones.

The entries will be expected to be:

(1) Photos or videos of your Spring Festival story, or photos of you with the Festival background (e.g. your group pictures with relatives and friends during the Festival, or photos or videos personally taken in the celebration of the Festival).

(2) Photos or videos of the Spring Festival family dinner, or those of the special food you tried during the Spring Festival.

(3) Photos or videos about the Spring Festival elements and customs around you (such as pasting paper-cuts, paper-cutting for window decoration, making red lanterns, writing Spring Festival couplets, making Jiao Zi or dumplings, lighting firecrackers, etc.).

(4) Photos or videos of Spring Festival shopping (e.g. introduction of the special purchases on the holiday, the process of preparing for the purchases, etc.).

(5) Photos or videos about the news in Spring Festival celebration (e.g., dragon and lion dance performances and other celebrations in the local community gatherings, Chinatowns, and Chinese stores, etc.).

Voting Rules

Voting: March 6th — March 16th, 2023

A combination of netizen voting and expert voting will be adopted in the Festive Entries Collection Contest Themed with “That’s How I Celebrate Spring Festival Overseas”. After the preliminary review by the executive team of JFROC and CHINESE HEADLINE NEW MEDIA, 100 entries of excellence will be selected and displayed on the dedicated microsite.

Winner Announcement: March 20–31, 2023

Following are the prizes for the Festive Entries Collection Contest Themed with “That’s How I Celebrate Spring Festival Overseas”:

(1) Creativity Award

1 Gold Prize winner (receives the contest certificate and 2,000 yuan)

2 Silver Prize winners (each receive the contest certificate and 1,500 yuan)

3 Bronze Prize winners (each receive the contest certificate and 1,000 yuan)

(2) Editing Award

1 Gold Prize winner (receives the contest certificate and 2,000 yuan)

2 Silver Prize winners (each receive the contest certificate and 1,500 yuan)

3 Bronze Prize winners (each receive the contest certificate and 1,000 yuan)

(3) Composition Award

1 Gold Prize winner (receives the contest certificate and 2,000 yuan)

2 Silver Prize winners (each receive the contest certificate and 1,500 yuan)

3 Bronze Prize winners (each receive the contest certificate and 1,000 yuan)

(4) 10 Excellence Award winners: (each receive the contest certificate and 500 yuan)

(5) 20 Popularity Award winners: (each receive the contest certificate and 300 yuan)

(6) In addition to the cash prize, all the winners will receive the electronic certificate issued by the organizers; the rest of the 100 participants who have passed the preliminary review for the display on the microsite will also receive an electronic certificate issued by the organizers;

(7) The above awards will be announced through the dedicated microsite as soon as possible.

Stay tuned for more details of the contest and the registration information by long pressing and scanning the QR code in the picture.

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