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‘Just share it - Happy Chinese New Year 2017’ announces results | Updated: 2017-10-30 15:52

‘Just share it - Happy Chinese New Year 2017’ announces results

An artist from China's Henan performs Sichuan Opear during a Happy Chinese New Year event in South Africa on Feb3, 2017. [Photo/Wang Yang]

The “Just Share It - Happy Chinese New Year 2017” global online photo contest announced its results. This online campaign was sponsored by, organized by China Daily website and supported by the Bureau for External Cultural Relations, Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China.

Launched on Jan 1, the global online campaign gained extensive attention from our domestic and foreign friends. We received more than 4,000 submissions from more than 400 participants in over 60 countries and regions, including the US, UK., Spain, Germany, Australia and Canada. Many of these photos reached a professional level, such as “Chinese New Year Celebration in Spain”, “People in Benin Perform Chinese Dragon Dances” and “Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival”.

According to the judges’ grading results, 100 (group) photos were selected. They will be included in the Ministry of Culture's publicity source and may be used in the ministry's cultural activities or cultural products, such as exhibition, publication, poster and photo album design.

The “Just Share It” photo contest joins hands with the “Happy Chinese New Year” series of events, inviting people all over the world to share their photos and stories on various aspects of Chinese New Year via and its Facebook page, China Daily Forum and blog.'s Facebook aroused hot discussion on Chinese culture during the contest. Foreign friends also shared their stories about Chinese New Year.

In 2015, successfully held its first “Just Share It - Happy Chinese New Year” global online photo contest. The online campaign made a great impact and drew heavy response, with over 2,100 works from 35 countries and regions. In 2016, more than 2,600 photos from more than 350 participants in over 50 countries and regions were submitted.

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