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UpComing this month
Korean War Commemoration Photo Essay and Video Contest
From Friday 25 June 2021
To Tuesday 27 July 2021

REGISTRATION

contest

(UPF is a partner organization to the Worldwide Photo Essay and Video Contest).

Remember the Korean War, Honor Veterans, and Promote Peace on the Korean Peninsula

Enter for a chance to win up to $2,000! Submit a photo essay (up to 250 words)

or short video (up to 5 min.) reflecting on the Korean War and its lingering effects.

Themes: Korean War Memorials, Veterans, POW/MIAs, Divided Families,

One Korea, war & peace.

Suggestions: Visit a nearby Korean War memorial/museum, interview a

Korean War veteran, divided families members, or your (grand)parents

who experienced the war.

Use the form to submit a photo and caption or a video up to five min in length.

All content must be original, and each contestant is limited to one age group

and one entry of each type.

Submissions will be accepted from June 25 to July 17.

Public voting will take place from July 18 to 25th. 

People will be able to vote once a day, but will be able to get more votes

by donating to the KWVM Foundation. 

In addition to public voting, a panel of judges will be invited to judge the entries.

Guests will include former US ambassadors to Korea, the South Korean Ambassadors,

and representatives of veterans support organizations.

Judging Criteria: Message (x3), Impact (x2), Creativity (x2), Research/Content,

Production/Technique, Structure/Clarity

Winners will be announced live on July 27, 2021 in a virtual ceremony

commemorating the anniversary of the Korean War armistice. 

 

TOTAL $10,000 IN PRIZES

Grand Prize: $2,000

Runner-up (English): $1,000

Runner-up (Korean): $1,000

Best Photo (English and Korean): $500 adults / $250 youth

Best Essay (English and Korean): $500 adults / $250 youth

Best Video (English and Korean): $500 adults / $250 youth

Popular Vote (English and Korean): $500 adults / $250 youth