By Laura Kemp • 13 April 2021 • 16:55
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THE City Council of Mijas will be holding a photo contest to promote nature tourism.
This Monday, the mayor of Medio Environment, Arancha López, announced that The City Council of Mijas is to hold a photography contest for the flowering spring that will focus on the unique trees in the town, aiming to attract visitors to the province.
The contest has four prizes of which three are chosen by a jury and one will be judged according to the most ‘Likes’ obtained on the photo on the Facebook page of the Mijas Department of the Environment. The awards will be delivered on June 4.
The mayor has stressed that the new initiative will be active through the month of April and aims to showcase these specimens for the value of tourist visits that relate to nature.
“The important thing is that we carry out safe activities in contact with nature and that we can also attract local tourism,” said López, who said that the municipality has “eight very pleasant routes where you can enjoy environments that often do not we had planned to visit and that now with the pandemic they represent a fantastic alternative for leisure in the open air.”
“In the province of Malaga there are many fans of photography and this is an opportunity to spend a pleasant time behind the lens of a camera or a mobile phone,” said López.
Each participant can submit up to three images to email@example.com, and they are to be published on the municipal website. Requirements are that images cannot exceed 5MB and must be in JPG format, photograph retouching is also allowed.
“This contest is open to anyone who wants to participate, including children, who must have the consent of their parents or legal guardians,” said the councillor who also added that “the last day for delivery of the material will be 30 of April”.
Source: Malaga Hoy
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