A Dialogue with the 5,000-Year-Old Liangzhu Culture global creative short video contest opens for registration
The top 100 most creative short videos will be chosen to compete in the subsequent online voting round in late September. Winners will be recognized during an award ceremony at the end of September to be held by the organizer at the Archaeological Ruins in Liangzhu, following the sharing of the creative process by the creators and a final round selection by subject matter experts. In addition, the organizer will host a roundtable led by experts in Chinese civilization and history with a focus on exploring the modern charm of Liangzhu culture and its 5,000 years of history.
Twenty final winners will each receive cash rewards and certificates of honor. The first prize winner will receive 10,000 yuan (approx. US$1,475), three second prize winners will each take home 5,000 yuan (approx. US$738), five third prize winners will each be granted 2,000 yuan (approx. US$295) and 11 honorable mention prize winners will each be awarded with 1,000 yuan (approx. US$148). All cash prizes are considered taxable income, with the portion due to the relevant tax authorities withheld by the organizer in accordance with respective national tax regulations.
The award-winning creative short videos are expected to go a long way in uncovering the appeal and charisma of Liangzhu Ancient City embodying 5,000 years of Liangzhu culture. The competition aims to leverage the cultural heritage-themed creations as a vehicle to help the public gain a deeper understanding of and experience the modern artistic charm of Liangzhu culture.