On August 6th, Korea Tourism Organization
announced Joong-jong Park as this year's winner of the "36th Korea
Tourism Photo Contest".
The winning piece, "Palace of May at Seoul Plaza" has captured
the life of the Hi Seoul Festival. It portrays the excitement of the people
of Seoul and the splendid lighting seen under the night sky.
Over 10,000 photos were entered for the contest. A total of 207 prizes
were awarded this year, one Grand Prize, one Gold Prize, two Silver Prizes,
three Bronze Prizes and 200 Honorable Mentions.
Awarded foreigners were Brett Cheng(Vancouver, Canada), Doug Huffer(Gimhae,
Korea) and Brandon Soliven(Seoul, Korea), who received Digital Photo Honorable
Mentions for their entries, "Gyeongdong Market", "Buddha
on the Coast" and "Serpent" respectively.