2023 Japan Photo Contest Is Now Open
Photo By Christian Papainog – Grand Prize Winner of the Consulate-General of Japan’s 2022 Photo Contest

It’s that time of year again! The Consulate-General of Japan in Calgary’s 2023 Japan Photo Contest is now open for submissions! Encouraging a connection and understanding between Japan and Canada, the 9th Japan Photo Contest is an excellent opportunity to show your love of photography and Japanese culture!

The 2023 Japan Photo Contest is open to all creatives who live in Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, North West Territories and Nunavut. With a chance to win an outstanding assortment of prizes, including the Nikon Canada Grand Prize: Z 5 Mirrorless Camera + Lens Kit, plus a variety of excellent prizes from The Camera Store, this is a fabulous and fun opportunity!

The 2023 Japan Photo Contest has four categories. Each person can submit a maximum of four photographs (one per category). Photos taken in Japan or Canada (with a Japan-related theme/subject) are welcome!

Remember, one of the main goals of the Contest is to promote awareness of various aspects of Japan’s culture while continuing to foster a positive relationship between Japan and Canada.

This year the categories are:

  1. Nature
  2. Architecture
  3. Japanese Culture (Traditional, Food, Festivals, etc.)
  4. People & Lifestyle

The deadline to enter is October 1, 2023!

For more information and to submit your images to the 2023 Japan Photo Contest, click here!

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