Festivals & Events

Utsukushigahara Starry Sky Photo Contest

Utsukushigahara Starry Sky Photo Contest
Apr 28, 2018 (Sat) to Nov 11, 2018 (Sun)

◆ Theme: Utsukushigahara’s starry sky throughout the four seasons
* Pictures of the starry sky taken within the Utsukushigara Highlands (those showing both the stars and the landscape in one shot)

◆ Submission Period: April 28 (Sat) – November 11 (Sun)

◆ How to Participate:

  • Register on the Olympus Fotopus site.
    URL https://fotopus.com/photocon/utsukushi2018/
  • Max 5 photographs per person

◆ Results Announced: November 30, 2018 via the page listed above

◆ Judges: Night-scene photographer Kitayama Teruyasu along with organizers

◆ Prizes:First(1)OLYMPUS OM-D E-M10 Mark III
Runner Up(3)  Vouchers for local hotels
and others

◆ Images on Display: The winners’ photos will appear at the following locations
Dec 2018 Olympus Plaza in Tokyo
Jan thru Mar 2019 Nagano Prefecture
May thru Nov 2019 Utsukushigahara Art Museum

Organizer: Utsukushigahara Tourism Association
Sponsor: Olympus Corporation


Contact  Utsukushigahara Tourism Association
TEL:0263-34-8307 (weekdays 9:00-17:00)

  • Utsukushigahara Highlands

    Utsukushigahara Highlands

    See the explanation below
    1 hour from the Matsumoto Interchange
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