Celebrate the Sea 2008 International Imagery Competition

Press Release

Celebrate the Sea Festival:  13-15 June, Manila Ocean Park, Philippines 2008

Calling all Entries 2008

If you are shooting underwater then you must compete in ‘Celebrate the Sea Festival – the most prestigious and richest underwater imagery competition in the Asia Pacific –. Now in its seventh year, the festival will be held from 13-15 June, Manila Ocean Park, Manila, Philippines.

Until 10 May 2008, we invite you to take part in this prominent event by entering the numerous international competitions.  There is over $50 000 in cash and holiday prizes;  Awards up for grab are OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT: MERIT OF EXCELLENCE: HONOR OF DISTINCTION: High Commendation for each category plus the most coveted title for 2008 will be the ‘President Gloria Arroyo Grand Award of Highest Achievement 2008’ which includes the US$2000 cash prize.

Your work will be judged by some of the top underwater image makers including Peter Scoone, Emory Kristof, David Doubilet, Daniel Mecier, Michael AW, Scott Tuason etc.  Finalists will be displayed in special galleries for the duration of the show and with more than 15 000 people expected, the festival offers unrivalled international exposure. The winners will also be published in Ocean Geographic, Action Asia, Scuba Diver (PADI’s official magazine in Asia – Pacific) and Asian Geographic magazines with a chance at the front cover.
To Download the Entry Form go to www.celebratethesea.com or email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Celebrate the Sea International Imagery Competition 2008
The International Underwater Imagery Competitions is the centerpiece of Celebrate the Sea Festival; we view the importance of celebrating the beauty of our seas by awarding recognitions to image makers that has spend time and effort to produce the best imagery for 2008. Along with medals, cash and holiday prizes, the most coveted title for Best Image Maker is the ‘President ARROYO – Grand Award of Highest Achievement 2008’ (US$2000 cash prize)*. Please note the new entry submission requirement and award titles for this year competition.

Visit the Celebrate the Sea 2008 website for rules and regulations.