Organized by the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (the Federation), with BOCHK Charitable Foundation being the Title Sponsor, Bank of China (Hong Kong) 55th Festival of Sport (BOCHK 55th FOS) “Sport for ALL! Lead a Healthy and Sustainable Life!” Photo Contest Award Presentation Ceremony was held at the Jockey Club Lecture Theatre, Olympic House today (29 August), marking a successful conclusion of the BOCHK 55th FOS.
The Federation was honoured to have invited Mr. Karl C. KWOK, MH, Chairman of the BOCHK 55th FOS Organizing Committee, Mr. NG Leung Sing, SBS, JP, Director of BOCHK Charitable Foundation and Mr. PANG Chung, SBS, Hon. Secretary General of the Federation to officiate the event by addressing at the ceremony.
The Federation received 162 valid entries for the photo contest. There were nine awards which were divided into two categories: “Professional Award” and “My Favorite Photos Award”. For the “Professional Award”, the photo entries were reviewed by a judging panel including Ms. Olivia CHAN Yeuk Oi, Assistant Director (Leisure Services) of Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Professor LEUNG Mee Lee, Ed. D, Vice-Chairman of BOCHK 55th FOS Organizing Committee and Mr. POON Chi Nam, Committee Member of Hong Kong Sports Press Association Limited. For “My Favorite Photos Award”, top three photo entries with the most votes in the online public voting would win prizes accordingly. The result of the contest was announced in the ceremony and winners received their prizes. The result together with the winning photos were also uploaded onto the event website http://fos.hkolympic.org/en/results.
The Federation would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to the Title Sponsor, BOCHK Charitable Foundation in offering the cash prizes; the Official Partner, Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd in offering out prizes to the winners of the “My Favorite Photos Award” and Leisure and Cultural Services Department for their support to the BOCHK 55th Festival of Sport.
Issued by: Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China
Date: 29 August 2012