Makana Tourism's Flashback Photo Contest Sponsored by Hill Street Manor

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Friday, 9th April 2021

What are your earliest and fondest memories of Makhanda, Riebeek-East, Salem and all the other historic and culturally rich towns of the Makana region?

Do you remember the first time you walked into a museum like the Observatory Museum and was amazed by the genuine Victorian Camera Obscura that allowed you to see the City from above?

Can you think back to your first taste of fresh bread from yesteryear bakeries such as Paula's Bakery?

Do you remember your first roadtrip to a school camp or took up a hike with your friends or family where you had fun exploring the great outdoors of Makhanda and surrounds?

Or what about your first shopping trip with mom to clothing department stores like the historic Muirhead and Gowie or Birch’s?

And then the times when you used to help mom or grandma cook elaborate meals for Sunday lunch and even made soap from scratch?

We could go on forever!

Makana Tourism is flicking back to Makana's best memories and thinking towards making new ones. So tell us about your memories in these three easy steps and you could win!

  1. Sign up to our free newsletter and get updates.
  2. Like us on Facebook to get started on the Makana Tourism Flashback Friday Photo Contest sponsored by Hill Street Manor Guesthouse.
  3. Share your story on Facebook by posting a photograph with a caption (Your name and photo description). Tag us with the following handle: @MakanaTourismGrahamstown. And use any of these hashtags: #MoloMakana #MakanaTourism #FlashbackPhotoContest. 

It’s that easy! You could walk away with a fabulous and relaxing staycay at the Hill Street Manor Guesthouse:

First prize: Two night’s stay for two worth R2 800

Second prize: One night’s stay (double) valued at R1 400

Third prize: One night stay (single) valued at R980

Photograph with the most engagement wins a cellphone accessory: a 2.5 Power Bank sponsored by Grahamstown Electric Distributors.

Winners will be randomly selected. The more memories you post, the better your chances of winning! Plus you can use this opportunity to tag your friends and take them on a flashback trip of the things you love about this region and get them inspired to create their own memories in the backdrop of the beautiful Makana region.

Please note: By submitting your story and photograph, you have given Makana Tourism permission to use your content and name on marketing platforms such as the Makana Tourism website, social media and member newsletters.  Read more below for the official competition rules.

Official Rules

By entering this contest, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted the terms and conditions below.

1. Contest is sponsored by the Hill Street Manor Guesthouse.

2. Contest is open to the general public.

3. Contest opens on Friday, 09 April 2021 at 13:00 SAST and ends Friday, 30 April 2021 at 23:59 SAST.

4. Entrants can make more than one submission.

5. Entrants must submit a photograph and caption that meets the requirements set out in the submission criteria below:

Submission Criteria

To qualify for entry to this contest, your photo must:

  1. Demonstrate pride for the Makana Tourism areas of Makhanda, Alicedale, Fort Brown, Riebeek-East, Salem, Seven Fountains, and Sidbury;
  2. Be less than 10 Mb;
  3. Include a photo description caption with your name and surname;
  4. Be your original work (been taken by you or include you as the subject matter).

5. It must not be in violation of any applicable law and not infringe anyone else’s (i) copyright or other intellectual property rights, (ii) privacy or personality rights or (iii) other rights; not be defamatory or trade libelous; and not depict or suggest any of the following:

i. offensive language and/or symbols;

ii. illegal or inappropriate activity;

iii. information that could identify any individual;

iv. nudity and/or sexual behaviour;

v. advertisements or commercial messages;

vi. any identifiable trade-marks, brands or logos; or

vii. any other content that Makana tourism determines in its sole discretion to be objectionable and/or inappropriate.

6. All persons appearing in a photo submission must have given their permission for the photo submission to be entered into the contest.  Failure of each photo participant to grant permission for the photo submission to be entered into the contest will render the photo submission ineligible for consideration.

7. You grant Makana Tourism a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable, perpetual licence to use, copy, adapt, communicate, distribute, publicly display and create compilations and derivative works from any photograph you submit as an entry to this contest (including any caption you have posted with your photo); and use your name, city or town of residence, and/or any statements made by you in connection with your entry. You irrevocably waive all moral rights to your photo in favour of Makana Tourism.

8. You represent and warrant that you have the right to grant the licence set out in section 7 above.

9. The licence you grant in section 7 permits Makana Tourism to (a) cut, reformate, rearrange and/or combine your photo with other materials and/or to otherwise modify your photo; (b) use your photo or a modified version of your photo in Makana tourism's promotional materials; and/or (c) share your photo or any version or portion of your photo as edited by Makana tourism, on its website or on any social media website.

10. Instructions for submission is as follows:

a. Subscribe to the Makana tourism newsletter. The newsletter sign-up icon is located on the Makana Tourism website homepage. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to find it.

b. Like the Makana Tourism Facebook page

c. Upload your photographs with a (i) caption and (ii) include one or all of the following hashtags:#MoloMakana #MakanaTourism #FlashbackPhotoContest. Tag us with the handle: MakanaTourismGrahamstown.

11. Prizes: There will be a total of four (4) prizes sponsored by Hill Street Manor Guesthouse.

12. The prizes are as follows:

First prize: Two night’s stay for two worth R2 800

Second prize: One night’s stay (double) valued at R1 400

Third prize: One night stay (single) valued at R980

The photograph with the most engagement on Facebook that has also been shared to Instagram and Twitter with any of the following hastags #MoloMakana #MakanaTourism #FlashbackFridayContest will win a cellphone accessory: 2.5 Power Bank sponsored by Grahamstown Electric Distributors.

13. Prizes will be randomly selected during the period of 03-07 May 2021.

14. The selected winners will be contacted by email using the contact information provided when signing up to receive Makana Tourism newsletters.  If the selected winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days following the first attempt at contact, or if the selected winner declines the prize, another random draw will occur and the prize will be awarded to another person.

15. Winner must agree that their name may be announced on Makana Tourism website and other associated media sites if they are selected.

16. Prizes are non-transferable and must be accepted as awarded.  Prizes are not convertible to cash.

17. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

18. Personal Information: Makana Tourism will use personal information collected from entrants to administer the contest.  Makana tourism will not share personal information relating to entrants with any third parties, except as may be required by law.  Makana Tourism will not attempt to contact any entrants for any other purpose than as set out in these terms and conditions unless the entrant has consented to receive other relevant communications from Makana tourism or as otherwise allowed under applicable laws.

19. Makana Tourism reserves the right to amend these contest rules or terminate the contest at any time without any liability to any entrant.

20. Makana Tourism assumes no liability for any loss, damage or injury, including but not limited to lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected, late, destroyed, ineligible or incomplete entries.

21. The decisions of Makana Tourism in relation to this contest will be final and binding on all Entrants.

22. By entering this contest, you declare that you have complied with all of these Rules and met all eligibility requirements.

23. Your participation in this contest is solely at your own risk.  You are solely responsible for all cost you incur to take any photo and to enter this contest.

Photo: Richard Jaimes

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