Summer(夏) Photo Contest!

Coto Japanese Academy’s Summer Photo Contest is BACK!
All you have to do to take part is to post a picture of your experience during Summer in Japan and you stand a chance to win up to 10,000yen worth of exciting prizes!

Contest details

Theme: Japan’s Summer in 2015
Contest Period: 13th July to 20th August 2015
What you need to do: Upload your photo on Summer in Japan this year on your social media and share with us why this photo is so special to you! One photo entry per person
On Facebook – Upload your photo in the comment section of the Campaign post facebook.com/cotoacademy
On twitter – post your photo with hashtag #cotoacademy
On instagram – post your photo with hashtag #cotoacademy
NOTE: Remember to set your profiles to “Public” during the contest period to eligible for consideration on Twitter and Instagram!
Photographers by profession are kindly requested to refrain from submitting their professional photos as this is an informal photo contest encompassing largely casual shots taken by individuals. 

What are the prizes?

1ST PRIZE- 10,000yen Coto Course Voucher
2ND PRIZE- 5,000yen Coto Course Voucher
3RD PRIZE- Coto Event Voucher
TRIPLE YOUR CHANCES AT WINNING BY PARTICIPATING ON ALL OUR SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS SUCH AS FACEBOOK, TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM!
Remember to hashtag ‪#‎cotoacademy‬ to take part!
Selection Criteria: 3 photos with the most numbers of likes at the end of the voting period would then be subjected to an internal judging by Coto staff members to determine the ranking of winners!
Announcement of winners: 31st August 2015
We can’t wait to see all your beautiful photos! Have a great summer!
 
Check out our entries so far! 
1. 金閣寺/Kinkakuji Temple
kinkakuji_cristianomichaelSubmitted by Cristiano Michael
 
2.
drain_Isaac Bloom
Submitted by Isaac Bloom
 
3.浅草寺/Sensoji
Sensoji_HenriYuksel
Submitted by Henri Yüksel
 
4. 日光/Nikko
Nikko_YuliaShumakova
Submitted by Yulia Shumakova
 
5.祇園祭/Gion Festival
Gion_Danny
Submitted by Danny
 
6. 長野/Nagano
Nagano_Alex
Submitted by Alex Aguevara
 
7.恵比寿/Ebisu
Yebisu_StephaneBureauduColombier
Submitted by Stéphane Bureau Du Colombier
 
8. 横須賀/Yokosuka
Yokosuka_Francesco
Submitted by Francesco
 
9. Over the skies of Japan
Japan_Chiyo
Submitted by Chiyo
 
10. 吉祥寺/Kichijoji
kichijoji_Sophie
Submitted by Sophie
 
11. 奈良/Nara
Nara_クワールカリスマ
Submitted by クワール カリスマ
 
12. 御徒町/Okachimachi
Okachimachi_SanjayaShrestha
Submitted by Sanjaya Shrestha
 
13. 上野/Ueno
Ueno_RoshanIsm
Submitted by Roshan
 
14. 渋谷交差点/Shibuya Crossing
Shibuya_GitanoCanasteroSubmitted by Gitano Canastero
 
15.川越/Kawagoe
Kawagoe_ThomasSubmitted by Thomas
 
16. National High School Baseball Championship/全国高校野球大会
Baseball_SteveNovosel
Submitted by Steve Novosel
 
17. Summer Fireworks Display/花火大会Fireworks_YiJing
 
Submitted by Fly YiJing
 
18. Narita/成田
Narita_JodiTam
Submitted by Jodi Tam
 
19.Kanto Festival@ Akita City/ 秋田市の竿燈まつり
KantoMatsuri@Akita_MarkFarmerSubmitted by Mark Farmer
 
20.Hokkaido Lavender Ice Cream/北海道ラベンダー味ソフトクリーム
Lavender_NgSuHui
Submitted by Ng Su Hui
 
20.Asagaya Tanabata Festival/阿佐ヶ谷七夕祭り
Asagaya Tanabata Matsuri_Shauna-Aine O'Brien
Submitted by Shauna-Aine O’Brien
 
21.Monja Dori Festival/もんじゃ通り祭り
MonjaDoriMatsuri_Felicity Congdon
Submitted by Felicity Congdon
 
22.Hakone/箱根
Hakone_DanielOrenes
Submitted by Daniel Orenes
 
23. Shimoda/下田
Shimoda_Tiina Matikainen
Submitted by Tiina Matikainen
 
24.Ainokura Village/相倉合掌造集落
相倉合掌造集落_Patryk Czekaj
Submitted by Patryk Czekaj
 
25.Kamikochi/上高地
Kamikochi_Sophie Gaussiran-Racine
Submitted by Sophie Gaussiran-Racine
 
26. Mt. Fuji/富士山
MtFuji_Mufeed Mohamed
Submitted by Mufeed Mohamed
 
27.Odaiba/お台場
Odaiba_Sibylle Le Jolly
Submitted by Sibylle Le Jolly
 
28. The last train home/終電
Shuden_Steph Anie
 
Submitted by Steph Anie
 
29. Yukata/浴衣
Yukata_Estela Akemi
Submitted by Estela Akemi
 
30. Morioka/盛岡
Morioka_Pratik Chhichhia
Submitted by Pratik Chhichhia


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