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Revitalising Historic Buildings Through Partnership Scheme

Revitalised Historic Buildings Instagram Photo Competition

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Revitalising Historic Buildings Through Partnership Scheme (Revitalisation Scheme), the Commissioner for Heritage's Office of the Development Bureau holds a four-week Instagram photo competition on historic buildings under the Revitalisation Scheme from 5 April to 2 May 2019.

Revitalised Historic Buildings Instagram Photo Competition

Photo Submission Period:
5 April - 2 May 2019

Historic Buildings under the Competition:
Batch I, II & III historic buildings under Revitalisation Scheme



Batch I Historic Buildings

Savannah College of Art and Design (Hong Kong) (Former North Kowloon Magistracy)
Tai O Heritage Hotel
(Old Tai O Police Station)
Hong Kong Baptist University School of Chinese Medicine - Lui Seng Chun
(Lui Seng Chun)


Savannah College of Art and Design (Hong Kong) (Former North Kowloon Magistracy)


Tai O Heritage Hotel (Old Tai O Police Station)


Hong Kong Baptist University School of Chinese Medicine - Lui Seng Chun (Lui Seng Chun)

YHA Mei Ho House Youth Hostel
(Mei Ho House)
Jao Tsung-I Academy
(Former Lai Chi Kok Hospital)
 


YHA Mei Ho House Youth Hostel (Mei Ho House)


Jao Tsung-I Academy (Former Lai Chi Kok Hospital)

 


Batch II Historic Buildings

Green Hub (Old Tai Po Police Station)
Stone Houses Family Garden (Stone Houses)
Viva Blue House (Blue House Cluster)


Green Hub (Old Tai Po Police Station)


Stone Houses Family Garden (Stone Houses)


Viva Blue House (Blue House Cluster)


Batch III Historic Buildings

Hong Kong News-Expo (Bridges Street Market)
The HKFYG Leadership Institute
(Former Fanling Magistracy)
Haw Par Music Farm (Haw Par Mansion)


Hong Kong News-Expo (Bridges Street Market)


The HKFYG Leadership Institute (Former Fanling Magistracy)


Haw Par Music Farm (Haw Par Mansion)

Photo Submission Procedures:

Step 1:

Follow the official account of Instagram Photo Competition: @builtheritage_photocompetition
(https://www.instagram.com/builtheritage_photocompetition)

Step 2:

Post photo(s) that you have taken at any of the 11 historic buildings listed above on your Instagram account and include the following on your post:

  • A brief photo caption with the name of the historic building in Chinese or English (less than 50 words)
  • Hashtag #RschemeHK and #CHO and tag our Instagram account: @builtheritage_photocompetition

*NOTE: Entries must be posted on a public account

Prizes and Awards:

Prizes Awards


Photos of the Week
(40 prizes):

Starting from 5 April, the 10 most liked photos among photo entries submitted each week (submission deadline: every Thursday 11:59pm) will be announced on 12 April, 19 April, 26 April and 3 May after 5pm on the official account of the Instagram Photo Competition


  • A stamp gift bag themed on Batch I of the Revitalisation Scheme, including a prestige stamp booklet, souvenir sheet, presentation pack and date-stamped first day cover


Best 11 Photos Award
(11 prizes):

Advisory Committee on Built Heritage Conservation will choose the best photo of each of the historic buildings from all the photo entries submitted. The result will be announced around mid-June on the official account of the Instagram Photo Competition


  • A special prize from the historic building that the winner has photographed (see the table below)
  • An opportunity to showcase your photo on a booklet consolidating all the winning photos, as well as in metro Pop and U Magazine
  • An opportunity to showcase your photo at F11 Foto Museum, public libraries, D2 Place and other commercial malls
  • Luncheon with Mr. Douglas So, owner of F11 Foto Museum and f22 foto space

 

Prizes from Operating Organisations of the Historic Buildings:

Batch I Historic Buildings Savannah College of Art and Design (Hong Kong) (Former North Kowloon Magistracy)
  • A free place for one session of the SCAD Hong Kong 2019 summer program to pursue art and design disciplines while working alongside peers from all over the world
Tai O Heritage Hotel (Old Tai O Police Station)
  • One-night complimentary stay with dinner for two people
  • A Tai O Cultural Tour for two people
Hong Kong Baptist University School of Chinese Medicine - Lui Seng Chun (Lui Seng Chun)
  • Three free medical consultations including basic Chinese medicine
  • A Lui Seng Chun souvenir booklet
YHA Mei Ho House Youth Hostel (Mei Ho House)
  • One-night complimentary stay in a themed Twin/King room with breakfast for two people and free WIFI
Jao Tsung-I Academy (Former Lai Chi Kok Hospital)
  • One-night complimentary stay in a Heritage Lodge suite
  • One complimentary “The Vivid World of Chinese Characters: From the Origin to the Future” Exhibition DIY Workshop (1.5 hours) for two people
  • “Zen of Photography” Catalogue by Ven. Chang Lin
  • One-hour guided tour

Batch II Historic Buildings

Green Hub (Old Tai Po Police Station)
  • A special “Healthy, Vegetarian Meal package”: a four-course vegetarian dinner package with a dessert making session for a group of up to 10 people
  • A Green Hub guided tour after dinner
Stone Houses Family Garden (Stone Houses)
  • Stone Houses Café HK$50 cash coupon x 10 pcs
  • One gift voucher that entitles two people for a Stone Houses Café Latte Art workshop
Viva Blue House (Blue House Cluster)
  • Shared Moments (dessert house) HK$25 cash coupon x 20 pcs
  • Local Ginger (veggie restaurant) HK$25 cash coupon x 20 pcs
  • A two-hour Wanchai Community Cultural Tour for a group of up to 20 people

Batch III Historic Buildings

Hong Kong News-Expo (Bridges Street Market)
  • Four experiential studio activity coupons
  • An inaugural book
  • A set of HKNE-branded souvenirs
The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Leadership Institute (Former Fanling Magistracy)
  • A cash coupon of HK$1,000 for purchase of leadership programmes
  • A cash coupon of HK$500 for green dining at Fat Choy
  • A cash coupon of HK$20 at Team Yum Caffe x 50 pcs
Haw Par Music Farm (Haw Par Mansion)
  • A course voucher valued at HK$1,800
  • An out of print book on Tiger Balm

*Note: Please refer to the terms and conditions of respective prizes at item 11 of Terms and Conditions

Important Dates:

5 April – 2 May 2019

Photo Submission

  • You must read all terms and conditions before entering the competition – by entering the competition you will be deemed to have agreed to the terms and conditions
  • Follow the steps under the section of “Photo Submission Procedures” to take part on or before 2 May 2019 (Thursday)

12 April, 19 April,
26 April, and 3 May 2019

Announcement of “Photos of the Week” Winners Every Friday
Winners will be contacted via Instagram Direct from @builtheritage_photocompetition Instagram account every Friday and will be required to provide their contact details including their full name in English and Chinese, mailing address, phone number, and email address to facilitate the dispatch of prizes
*If no response is received within seven days of being contacted, the participant is considered to have given up the prize

Around mid-June 2019

Announcement of “Best 11 Photos Award” Winners
Winners will be contacted via Instagram Direct from @builtheritage_photocompetition Instagram account and will be required to send in the original copies of their photos (must be in high resolution, 4MB or above in JPEG or TIFF format), as well as their personal information, including their full name in English and Chinese, phone number, and email address within the designated period
*If no response is received within seven days of being contacted, the participant is deemed to have given up the award and an alternative winner will be selected

July 2019

“Best 11 Photos Award” Presentation at the 11 Historic Buildings
Winners must come to collect the prize at the respective historic buildings in person

August 2019 onwards

“Best 11 Photos Award” Exhibition at F11 Foto Museum, public libraries and other commercial malls

Selection Criteria for “Best 11 Photos Award”:

Overall Artistic Impression  25%
Shooting Technique  25%
Expression of Theme  25%
Creativity   25%

Terms and Conditions:
The Commissioner for Heritage's Office of the Development Bureau (“the Organiser”) is the Organiser of Revitalised Historic Buildings Instagram Photo Competition (“the Competition”). All participants should read and fully understand the following Terms and Conditions prior to joining the Competition. By submitting photos and entering the Competition, participants will be deemed to have accepted and to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions.

Click here to download the Terms and Conditions


For enquiries, please call 3509 7338 (Business Hours from 9:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 6:00pm, Monday to Friday).

 

Supporting Organisations (in no particular order)

Savannah College of Art and Design (Hong Kong)Hong Kong Heritage Conservation Foundation Ltd.      Tai O Heritage Hotel     

Hong Kong Baptist University School of Chinese Medicine – Lui Seng Chun   YHA Mei Ho House Youth Hostel Hong Kong

Hong Kong Institution for Promotion of Chinese Culture      Jao Tsung-I Academy

      Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden      Green Hub     Wing Kwong So-Care Company Limited     Stone Houses Family Garden

     

St. James’ Settlement      Heritage Hong Kong Foundation      Blue House Resident Rights Group      Viva Blue House

Hong Kong News Expo           The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups      The HKFYG Leadership Institute     Haw Par Music Foundation Limited