Information on Contest Participation
The Seoul city has promoted the urban art project [Seoul is Museum] from 2016 under the purpose of "making the entire city into a museum." As part of the Noksapyeong Station Project involving "Seoul is Museum," "A Guide of Memories in Our Neighborhood" exhibition will open after collecting your cherished articles and photos containing stories of the neighborhood so that these memories can be shared and preserved.
Noksapyeong Station and its surroundings, including the hills of Haebangchon, Yongsan Garrison, and Itaewon’s popular spots, are spaces in which many people’s memories and stories take place and unfold. Anyone can be the protagonist of this exhibition by sending in articles containing stories of our neighborhood and the related stories. Articles, such as old antiques and photos taken together with families and friends, will be accepted. Winners of the competition will be selected through a citizen voting process after the exhibition, and selected participants will be given small gifts while those who sent in excellent works will receive a cash prize.
|Participants||Anyone with memories involving Noksapyeong, Yongsan Garrison, Itaewon, or Haebangchon|
|Content of Contest||Photos or articles related to one of the above areas and the related stories of less than 100 words|
|Note||Articles that will be on display must be less than 20 cm in width. A photo of the article must be sent in, and the article must be submitted after selection for display in the exhibition (to be returned after the end of the exhibition).|
|Period||Until June 26, 2019 (Wednesday)|
|How to Participate||Online application via website|
|Benefits for Participants||Excellence award by citizen vote (5 pieces): KRW 200,000 cash prize
Selected pieces (100 pieces): KRW 5,000 mobile cultural gift certificates
|Judging Criteria||(1) Relevance of neighborhoods: stories having higher relevance to the neighborhoods
(2) Concreteness of experience: stories in which participants’ real experiences are conveyed concretely
(3) Sympathy of content: stories with which many people can sympathize
|Announcement of Contest Results||Notice on website and via text message on July 3 (Wednesday)|