Instagram invite to ‘My Cyprus’ photo contest

Instagram users are being invited to display their photographic talents by entering a social media competition entitled My Cyprus.

The technology-based competition, organised by telecommunications company Telsim and the Cyprus Turkish Photography Association (Foder) begins on Tuesday and continues until Thursday, October 15, with each participant restricted to a maximum of five entries depicting people or places in Cyprus.

Entries to My Cyprus involve uploading pictures to a personal Instagram account, tagging them #Kibrisinsembolleri and @kktctelsim and stating where they were taken.

Winners will be announced on November 3 via Instagram and the photographs will be exhibited in a “different format with surprises for art lovers” at Lefkosa’s Near East University Atatürk Cultural Centre on November 11 and 12.

First prize in the competition is a Nikon 7100 18-105 camera with other prizes including a Vodafone Smart 6 Plus and a Vodafone seven-inch Smart Tab II. A Telsim “special prize” will be a Vodafone Smart 6.

Instagram is a photograph application that can be downloaded onto smart phones whether it is an Android or Apple. For more information about the competition visit www.kktctelsim com.


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Was born and raised in London and first came to North Cyprus as a child where he lived for two and a half years. The Island left a long lasting impression on him, for after travelling the world and experiencing many different cultures and ways of life, Cyprus was always there. Sal, as his friends call him, has always had a passion for Art & Design and studied the subject for over ten years and resulted in him specializing in the design and production of contemporary furniture. He has worked in this field for twenty years now. After not having visited the Island for fifteen years he followed his heart back to North Cyprus, where he’s lived for the last four years. Now Sal works on a creative basis for NC Magazine.