Specially conceived for young people between the ages of 18 and 28, #MyAfricanheritage is an Instagram contest aiming to promote the exceptional cultural and natural heritage of the African continent. Each participant will post a photo of an African site inscribed on the World Heritage List along with a brief description of the site’s significance to the participant and his/her personal experience during the visit.
The top three entries will win a trip for two to one of the following World Heritage sites: Ngorongoro Conservation Area(NCA) & Serengeti National Park (United Republic of Tanzania), Robben Island (South Africa) and Cidade Velha, Historic of Ribeira Grande (Cabo Verde). The winners will have a unique opportunity to discover these extraordinary sites and the people who work on a daily basis to preserve them. The prizes have been generously offered by:
- Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authorities
- Robben Island Museum and the African World Heritage Fund
- Instituto do Património Cultural (IPC) in charge of Cidade Velha’s management.
Read more from source: #MyAfricanHeritage – Participate in the African World Heritage Day photo contest