#thisismymakana Instagram Challenge 2013

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Wednesday, 9th October 2013

Launched on Heritage Day, 24th September 2013, Makana Tourism and IgersGrahamstown's Instagram Challenge will run a themed challenge per week for four weeks.

Every Tuesday, a new theme will be posted on Facebook, Twitter and on Makana Tourism’s website along with the previous week’s best picture.

On 6 November 2013, the top 40 prints will be displayed at an exhibition hosted by Makana Tourism.

Makana Tourism, Bucklands Private Game Reserve and Hill Street Manor are this year’s prize sponsors and the overall winner could walk away with the following:

• Day Safari for 2 people, including lunch, at Bucklands Private Game Reserve

• Winner’s visual/s to be reproduced in a limited postcard and t-shirt print-runs courtesy of Makana Tourism

• R400 cash prize donated by Hill Street Manor

2nd and 3rd Runners-up - Their visuals will be displayed in the window of Makana Tourism’s offices for approximately 2 months.

Even though we are currently on week #4 you may still enter your photographs into the previous weeks’ Challenges.

For details on the themes go to: https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/thisismymakana and submit your pictures as instructed.

All entries must be in by close of day on the 22 October, 2013.

For more information, contact Makana Tourism on 046 622 3241.  


IgersGrahamstown, officially formed in January 2013, is an active, informal group of mobile photographers known as Instagramers or Igers and consists of students, scholars and community members based in the Grahamstown area. It is part of a larger South African community (Igers South Africa) and beyond that an international group of keen mobile photographers (Igers). Claire Brear: 082 563 9824

Bucklands Private Game Reserve is a Stewart Family conservation initiative which was launched in 2007 culminating from the family’s deep love of the African continent's splendid diversity and natural beauty found within its wildlife and nature reserves. Reservations: 072 736 3681.

Makana Tourism is the tourism and publicity office for Grahamstown and the Makana region. It is a non-profit organisation which promotes the region to visitors and tourists. Tel: 046 622 3241.

4-Star Hill Street Manor, the 2013 Lilizela Provincial Award Winner, is an elegant and sophisticated guest house for both business travelers and holiday-makers. It is centrally located in Grahamstown and is close to shops, restaurants, schools and Rhodes University, making it the ideal place to stay.

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