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Monday, August 14 2017 - 15:00
AsiaNet
7 Entry Categories to Be Offered in 12th GATSBY CREATIVE AWARDS, Asia's Biggest Creative Festival for Students
OSAKA, Japan, Aug. 14, 2017 /Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/ --

- Special Creative Festival for Students, Held across 11 Asian Countries & 
  Regions -

Mandom Corporation based in Osaka, Japan, announced on August 14 the holding of 
the 12th GATSBY CREATIVE AWARDS in 11 countries and regions across Asia. GATSBY 
is the men's grooming brand from Mandom Corporation.

(Image: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/img/201708104583-O1-2zT57yk6)

As a company that supports creative activities of students, Mandom Corporation 
is hosting this creative contest for students across Asia as one of the largest 
such award competitions in the region. Any student in the eligible area can 
enter easily for a chance to win an award using Instagram or the web. The Final 
Prize winner representing each country will be invited to the 12th GATSBY 
CREATIVE AWARDS FINAL to be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018, in the Hikarie 
Hall A, Shibuya Hikarie Building 9F in Tokyo's Shibuya district. As the 
culmination of the students' creative festival, one whole day of events packed 
with excitement will roll out when students from across Asia are offered the 
chance of freely expressing ideas that only students can generate, showcased 
through the displays and performances of their works.

12th GATSBY CREATIVE AWARDS official website: http://award.gatsby.jp/12/ms/

12th GATSBY CREATIVE AWARDS: General Information
GATSBY CREATIVE AWARDS is one of Asia's biggest contests and offers a publicity 
opportunity for a wide range of creative content produced by students. Not only 
students who want to be content creators and performers but also newcomers to 
this kind of creative activity who are interested in creating or expressing 
themselves can enter the AWARDS quite easily if they are inspired by an 
original idea.

12th GATSBY CREATIVE AWARDS - 3 Major Themes:
1. Just be Cool
2. Just be Fun
3. Just be Yourself

Entry Categories:
1. Student COMMERCIAL
Create a 15- or 30-second video/commercial for the Student COMMERCIAL category 
for GATSBY product(s).
Country/region eligible for entry: Cambodia, mainland China, Hong Kong, 
Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand
Entry accepted: September 1 to October 31, 2017

2. Student ART
For the Student ART category, create either a mascot character or an 
advertisement poster for GATSBY product(s).
Country/region eligible for entry: Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia
Entry accepted: September 1 to October 31, 2017

3. Student DANCE
For the Student DANCE category, record a video of a solo dance performance that 
is 60 seconds or shorter and upload the video onto Instagram.
Country/region eligible for entry: Cambodia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan, 
Malaysia 
Entry accepted: December 1, 2017, to January 5, 2018

4. Student MUSIC
For the Student MUSIC category, record a video of a music performance that is 
60 seconds or shorter and upload the video onto Instagram.
Country/region eligible for entry: Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia
Entry accepted: December 1, 2017, to January 5, 2018

5. Student FASHION
For the Student FASHION category, upload a photo of your outfit/fashion 
coordinates onto Instagram.
Country/region eligible for entry: Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia 
Entry accepted: December 1, 2017, to January 5, 2018

6. Student SMARTPHONE
For the Student SMARTPHONE category, upload any recent photos that show 
something cool and stylish or fun onto Instagram.
Country/region eligible for entry: Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore
Entry accepted: December 1, 2017, to January 5, 2018

7. Student HAIRSTYLE
For the Student HAIRSTYLE category, upload a before-and-after photo of a cool 
and stylish hairstyle onto Instagram.
Country/region eligible for entry: Cambodia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan, 
Malaysia, Singapore
Entry accepted: December 1, 2017, to January 5, 2018

Special Note on Eligibility:
Student (of any nationality) belonging to a senior high school, technical 
college, junior college, university, or graduate school located in each 
eligible country or region


Source: Mandom Corporation