“Once in Japan” Photo Contest 2019: Accepting Entries

The Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco is pleased to announce the “Once in Japan” Photo Contest 2019. Applicants are invited to submit original photos that they have taken on a recent trip to Japan for a chance to win the latest Canon cameras! These photos should show what makes Japan beautiful, cool, cute, breath-taking, mouth-watering, innovative, funny, strange, surprising, and unique to the applicant. The deadline for this contest is Friday, September 27, 2019.
Select photos will be displayed at the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco’s Gallery later this year. Please see rules for further details.

Application (by e-mail only)

Deadline: Friday, September 27, 2019
Please download the application form below and submit required documents by e-mail to: japaninfo@sr.mofa.go.jp
* If you do not receive an email confirming that your application has been received after three (3) business days, please call 415-780-6088.

Rules and Necessary Documents for Submission

* By submitting an entry, each applicant agrees to the Official Rules (download link below) and warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules.
  • Official Rules (Download here)
  • Application Form (Download here: Word / PDF)
  • Photo copy of your passport
    • a) Identification Page
    • b) Japanese immigration entry and exit stamp page(s) from trip(s) when submitted photos were taken

For further inquiries about this contest, please contact:
Kayla Asato, Public Relations Coordinator
Email: kayla.asato@sr.mofa.go.jp

Exhibition Period

Late October through December 2019 (details to be finalized)

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