Award presentation ceremony held for "People, Trees, Harmony" photography/video contest 2012-2013 (with photos)The award presentation ceremony for the "People, Trees, Harmony" photography/video contest 2012-2013 took place today (February 24). The Secretary for Development, Mr Paul Chan, thanked contestants for their active participation in the event.
The contest received over 740 entries, more than double the number received in the previous event.
Mr Chan said, "Through the contest, we aim to enable members of the public to appreciate the amenity value of trees and landscape and to enhance their awareness about tree preservation."
There were three categories for entries in this Photography/Video Contest under the themes of "Old and valuable trees or stone wall trees", "Seasonal changes of plants" and "Beautiful parks and open spaces".
A roving exhibition of the winning entries is being held at different locations from today to June 15. For details of the roving exhibition and the winning entries, please visit the Trees website at www.trees.gov.hk or the Greening website at www.greening.gov.hk.
Ends/Sunday, February 24, 2013
Issued at HKT 10:42