CNY Contest FAQ

How do I enter the contest?  

To enter the contest, post a photo of your favorite Chinese New Year 2018 moment on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. All entries MUST be tagged with #ConfuciusInstituteCNY18, @CIUSCenter, and your Confucius Institute‘s or your university‘s social media handle.  

What kind of photo should I post? 

Your favorite CNY moment should capture traditions and customs of Chinese culture. Special props for aesthetic, creativity, witty hashtags, and captions that capture the ethos of the Confucius Institute (expanding your view of the world, learning about China, its language and culture). 

When does the contest start and end?  

The contest will begin on Friday, February 16thPhotos must be posted before noon on Tuesday, February 20th to be considered. Voting for the People’s Choice Award will begin on Wednesday, February 21st and end on Friday, February 23rd 

What are the prizes?  

Photos from the CI with the highest participation will be featured in an upcoming exhibit at the CIUS Center art gallery.  

The Top 10 photos from across the country will be selected by the CIUS Center staff and entered into the People’s Choice Award Competition. The owner of the photo with the most votes will win an all-expenses-paid trip for 2 to Washington, DC.