Kyotango Collection – Instagram Photo Contest

Kyotango Collection – Instagram Photo Contest

Do you want a chance to show the world the wonders you’ve found in Kyotango, and win some great local goods at the same time?

When to Enter

Friday July 15th to Wednesday August 31st


“Sharing the Kyotango I Found”

With the theme of sharing the wonderful scenery, food, etc. that you’ve found in Kyotango feel free to submit some of the wonderful pictures that you’ve taken here.

How to Enter

All entries must be summited through the #京丹後フォト (kyoutangofoto) hashtag. Only photos sent in to the Japanese language hashtag will be accepted. Feel free to ‘copy, paste’ the hashtag if you like.

  1. Follow our official Instagram account @kyoto.kyotango.official – (feel free to follow our official English account while you’re at it
  2. Get a great picture that fits in with the theme
  3. Include the essential information in the caption (1. Title, 2. Photo location, 3. Photo date), and don’t forget the hashtag #京丹後フォト (kyoutangofoto)

Fine Details

Entry Requirements

  1. You must have an Instagram account and the submitted post must be publicly visible.
  2. You must have followed the official Kyotango Tourism Association Instagram account @kyoto.kyotango.official

Winning & Prize

The top 20 photos with the most “likes” will be sent Local Tango Goods valued at 3000yen. (shipping to addresses in Japan only)

There will be 20 individual winners, each applicant can only win for one picture.

Notifying Winners

  1. The winners will be announced via the Kyotango Tourism Association’s official Instagram account @kyoto.kyotango.official around the middle of September
  2. Winners will be notified by Instagram direct message (DM) from our official account. By replying to our DM requesting delivery information, you will confirm a winning place in the contest. *If you do not reply by the date listed in the notification you will forfeit your right to claim a prize.*

Sending the Prize

Prizes will be sent after the winning notification has been confirmed.

Terms & Conditions

  • Photos taken where entry is prohibited or where photos are prohibited will be disqualified.
  • All photos must be taken between March 1st 2022 and August 31st 2022 within Kyotango.
  • There is no limit to the number of photos that one person can submit.
  • The photos cannot be submitted to any other contest. Further, only unpublished photos will be accepted.
  • Kyotango City Tourism Association will not accept any responsibility for photos submitted without the approval of the photo’s subjects or where the applicant is not the copyright holder of the photo. Obtaining consent for the photos is the responsibility of the applicant. Photos of minors must be obtained with the consent of their guardian.

Submitted Photo Copyright

  1. With the exception of winning photos, the copyright for each photo will be retained by the applicant. However, Kyotango Tourism Association will retain the right to use of the photos for use on official mediums including but not limited to: social media, webpages, tourism pamphlets and adverts, and any other advertising materials. Further the Kyotango Tourism Association retains the right to allow use of the photos by approved third parties.
  2. Your understanding in not making a claim for photographer’s personal rights to the photos is greatly appreciated.

For the Japanese version of this webpage please click here.