Deutsche Welle Heroes of Today Contest 2017 for Portuguese -Speaking African Countries

Application Deadline: 1st May 2017

Picture a person who makes a difference in your community and be able to win attractive prizes for the best entries! Post a text, video or photos and participate in the contest!

Deutsche Welle’s “Heroes of today” contest seeks stories about a person who makes a difference in the community.

Eligibility:

  •  Aspiring journalists from Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa can enter this contest.

Award;

DW will offer prizes for the first, second and third place in each of the three categories of the competition:

  • Text:
    1st: a camera
    2nd: a smartphone
    3rd: an iPod
  • Video:
    1st: a camera
    2nd: a smartphone
    3rd: an iPod
  • Photography:
    1st: a camera
    2nd: a smartphone
    3rd: an iPod

Selection Criteria: 

  • A jury selected by DW will be responsible for classifying the portraits submitted by contestants. In each of the categories (text, video and photo) will be selected three candidates by the jury.
  • The final position of the three will be determined through a public vote on  Facebook of DW Africa (see in link below) taking place in May.

How to Apply:

How to Apply: To participate in the contest “heroes of today” (2017 edition), you must publish a portrait of a person who makes a difference in your community until May 1, 2017.

There are three formats to choose from.

– a text (maximum 5,000 characters) with a photograph of the person portrayed

– a video about the person portrayed (with a maximum duration of 3 minutes)

– a series of photographs of the person portrayed (12 photos at most)

You need to post this picture on a blog, on Facebook, on Instagram or on YouTube – always accompanied by the #DWheroisdehoje hashtag – and fill the Application form to take part in the contest:

By continuing and entering this content in the “Heroes of Today” contest, you agree to automatically transfer to DW – Deutsche Welle the rights to use text, photos, audio, and videos included in the material for the release of the project. He also declares that he has read the competition rules.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Deutsche Welle Heroes of Today Contest 2017

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