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Build a Secure Cyberspace 2021 – “Be Smart Online, Stay Away from Pitfalls” GIF Graphic Design Contest

The Contest aims to arouse the awareness of public on Internet safety and etiquette. Participants could design a set of GIF in an innovative and creative way to convey the message of Internet safety and etiquette in this contest. Participants could design a set of 4 pieces of GIF graphics, meeting the theme “Be Smart Online, Stay Away from Pitfalls” to promote the awareness of Internet safety and etiquette. EligibilityOpen Category:All Hong Kong residentsSecondary School Category:All secondary school students in Hong KongPrimary School Category:All primary school students in Hong Kong All winning works will be uploaded to the Build a Secure Cyberspace Facebook page for online voting in September 2021.  The top three entries with most likes will win the “Most Favourite Online Awards”. Details and applicationPlease refer to the Related Webpage(1) EnquiriesPlease contact the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre by calling 2788 5704 or by email to event@hkcert.org. Submission Deadline: 26 July 2021 (Monday)

Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Maintenance Promotional Video Competition

To enhance public understanding of the Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Mechanics (VRSVM) and the Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Maintenance Workshops (VRSVMW) as well as promote the quality services of registered vehicle maintenance workshops and mechanics, the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department jointly organises the Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Maintenance Promotional Video Competition with the Vehicle Maintenance Technical Advisory Committee. All Hong Kong permanent residents are welcome to participate in the Competition.  Competition Content:Participants are required to produce a creative and compelling video (not longer than 1 minute) to introduce and promote the VRSVM or VRSVMW. The video should introduce the two Schemes, its objectives and benefits of the Schemes to the tradeand the public. In addition to the introduction of the two Schemes, the video content can also include matters related to vehicle repair and maintenance. Slogan(s) or song(s) are welcomed to be added to the entries to help further deliver the desired message. Category:1. Open Category - For all Hong Kong residents (including vehicle maintenance industry professionals as well as universities and tertiary institutions students)2. School Category - For all secondary and primary school students in Hong Kong3. "Most Supportive School Award" – There is a “Most Supportive School Award” in the School Category in recognition of the active participation of schools. Entry forms can be obtained from the EMSD or downloaded and printed at the following web page:https://www.emsd.gov.hk/en/supporting_government_initiatives/registration_scheme_for_vehicle_maintenance/index.html   The deadline of the Competition: 29 October 2021 (Friday)

Healthy Poster Creation Contest

ThemePlease refer to Chinese version Contest Groups1.Primary School Group (Individual)2.Secondary School Group (Individual) Enrolment and Submission of EntriesParticipants shall submit enrolment forms and entries by email (email address: posterdesigncontest@ofnaa.gov.hk);or post to 39/F, Revenue Tower, 5 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong (please specify “Healthy Poster Creation Contest” on the envelope)  

Hong Kong ICT Awards 2021

The Hong Kong ICT Awards (HKICTA) 2021 is open for enrolment. Entries of locally developed information and communications technology (ICT) products and solutions are invited to compete for the Grand Awards in the eight award categories, and the top accolade of the competition - the Award of the Year. The deadline for enrolment is July 16, 2021.Steered by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), the HKICTA 2021 is organised by eight local industry associations and professional bodies. The award categories and respective Leading Organisers are listed below: Award Categories (Leading Organisers)Digital Entertainment Award (Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Association)FinTech Award (The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers)ICT Startup Award (Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association)Smart Business Award (Hong Kong Computer Society)Smart Living Award (Hong Kong Information Technology Federation)Smart Mobility Award (GS1 Hong Kong)Smart People Award (The Hong Kong Council of Social Service)Student Innovation Award  (Hong Kong New Emerging Technology Education Association

National Security Education Day - Multimedia Creative Works Competition

Combined with traditional writing and multimedia creation, participants may express their understanding of the theme of the competition in different media (including films, music, pictures). The competition sets up an open group and an student group. Everyone is welcome to join. The deadline is May 15. Date : April 2021 to June 2021

Applications for 7th First Feature Film Initiative to open

The FFFI aims to nurture prospective film directors and scriptwriters in Hong Kong. In the form of a competition, there will be a maximum of three winners each for the Higher Education Institution Group (HEIG) and the Professional Group (PG), with the winning teams to be fully subsidised to make their first commercial feature films. The maximum sponsorship for each winning production team of the HEIG and the PG are $5 million and $8 million respectively. The winning teams are required to complete the whole film production and sales process to acquire practical knowledge in making a feature film, which involves planning, shooting and distribution. The director of the team should not have previously directed any commercial film of 80 minutes or more.

S.T. Yau High School Science Award (Asia)

The S.T. Yau High School Science Award is a research-based competition for brightest secondary students to emerge early and fast. Over a decade more than half of the awardees have received admission into Tsinghua University, Peking University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Yale University, Princeton University, etc in the last decade. Eligibility:Enrolled secondary school students in Hong Kong and the Asian region outside Mainland China Subject Categories:1.Mathematics (including mathematics and statistics)2.Physics (including engineering physics)3.Biology (including biology and mathematical modeling of biological systems)4.Chemistry (including chemistry and pharmaceutical science)5.Computer Science6.Economic and Financial Modeling Competition Team:-Each team shall consist of 1 to 3 student member(s) from the same secondary school.-Each team shall have a supervisor from school/institution. Prizes for each subject category:1.Gold Award: Up to 1 with a cash prize of USD 5,0002.Silver Award: Up to 1 with a cash prize of USD 2,500 for Maths & USD 500 for others3.Honourable Mention: Up to 34.Certificate of Participation: All participants completing the oral defense will receive a Certificate of Participation Gold & Silver winning teams will be nominated to compete in YHSA Finale with cash prize of up to RMB100,000 in 2020.

Competition of Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters

As part of the mission of the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware to foster a tea drinking culture and enhance creativity in the art of pottery tea ware, the competition of Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters has been organized at regular intervals since 1986. The competition aims to stimulate general awareness of and interest in tea drinking and ceramic art in Hong Kong. An exhibition of selected works will be held from December 2021 onwards at the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware. Theme: The theme of the competition is contemporary tea ware or tea-drinking related ware. The works submitted should be functional and creative. The range of entries includes teapots, teacups, cup stands, saucers, slop bowls, water boilers, ewers, tea caddies and fresh water jars, etc. The tea ware can be made and designed for the brewing and preparation of different types of tea such as green tea, white tea, oolong tea, black tea, Pu’er-type tea and scented tea which are classi¬ed according to their manufacturing processes and the colour of the tea decoction. Eligibility: The conditions of eligibility are as follows: (a) Open Category : The entrant should be residing in Hong Kong and in possession of a Hong Kong Identity Card. The entrant should submit entry in his/her personal capacity. School Category: The entrant should be full-time Hong Kong student aged 18 or below and submit entry through a local registered school. The entrant should create work(s) in his/her personal capacity. (b) Submitted works should be original ceramic creations hand-made by the entrants not more than two years from the date of entry, and should not have been awarded previously by any institution or organization, nor they have been donated or sold to any person, company, institution or organization. (c) The staff of the Hong Kong Museum of Art and adjudicators of this competition are not eligible to submit entries.


SIDA (Sponsorship for International Design Awards 2020) No age-limit is imposed. Whether individuals or design companies are eligible to be subsidised for participating in any of the 24 specified International Competitions/Awards. Especially, we encourage young local design talent to apply. From entry fees to promotion fees of the competitions/awards, successful applicants can be reimbursed with “All Fee” as long as they are awarded in these specified international competitions/awards. Explore the international markets. Expand businesses. The “All Fee” can be up to HK$200,000 for each applying design unit. Apply now until 31 May 2021! Quotas are limited, “First-Come, First-Served”!