Travel the World Event on Sanriotown!

traveltheworld.jpgWhat would be your ultimate vacation place? Sanrio Puroland in Tokyo? The Louvre Museum in Paris? Or is it Surfer’s Paradise in Gold Coast? No matter where it is, if you’ve been there, let us know your story and get the chance not only to be featured on Sanriotown’s first ever Travel the World Event and win incredible prizes!

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Share your bits and pieces from your wonderful trip, from the yummy food you tasted, to the gadgets you bought, or nice scenery you saw. Submit pictures along with a description about the trip and share with everyone at Sanriotown!

One blogger will be chosen from the pool of articles every month and be featured on the official Travel the World blog as an official winner along with other prizes!

To know more about this awesome event, you can check out the blog by clicking here.

You will need a Sanriotown account with the blog service subscribed to in order to participate in this event, so if you haven’t done so – sign up and activate your blog service now!

Bon voyage!

“Love Is…” Valentine’s Video-Making Contest

“Love Is…” Dream Studio Valentine’s Video-making Contest

February is the month of hearts! We at Dream Studio’s Director’s Club want to highlight this special occasion, and we want you to be a part of it!

What Is Love?” Unleash your creativity and use pictures to tell us what love means to you. It does not need to be romantic love: you can also show your appreciation for your parents, your brothers and sisters, your pets, and just about anything and everything that has a special place in your heart.

“Love Is…” Rules

  1. Pictures should be personal and should clearly show what love means to you. Copyrighted images are not allowed.

  2. At least two Dream Studio effects should be incorporated in the video.

  3. Video entries should have a minimum of five slides. The video does not have to be Sanrio-themed.

  4. The use of background music is highly encouraged.

  5. E-mail the URL to the Director’s Club (directors_club@hellokitty.com) with the subject “DS Contest Entry: Love Is“. Only the videos that have been sent to this addressed will be recognized as official entries.

  6. Multiple entries are allowed.

  7. No offensive materials, violent and explicit/sexual content should be used.

  8. The competition timeline is between Feb 14 and Feb 29.

  9. SanrioTown reserves any rights to use the videos, in whole or in part.

“Love Is…” Winners

  1. The SanrioTown moderators will choose the top entries. Members could then vote for the videos they liked the best.

  2. Winners will be announced on SanrioTown.com on the Director’s Club official blog by the first week of March 2008.

  3. Winners will be notified by e-mail and the prize sent by courier.

“Love Is…” Prizes

Hello Kitty USB Stick

Grand Prize

  1. The grand prize winner will win this 1GB LIMITED EDITION Hello Kitty USB Memory Stick, a unique little gadget that’s just about the size of a paperclip! This is not available in stores, so this is truly a special prize for our winner exclusively from SanrioTown!

  2. The winner will also receive a Premium E-mail Account here in SanrioTown, where they will get twice the mail storage space, POP3 access and E-mail forwarding.

  3. The winning video will appear as the top Editor’s Pick for a week upon winning.

  4. A custom badge will be placed at the lower right corner of their winning video, indicating that it has won the grand prize for our contest.

First and Second Runners Up

  1. The first and second runners up will also receive one (1) Limited Edition Hello Kitty USB Memory Stick each.

  2. A custom badge will be placed at the lower right corner of their winning videos, indicating that they have also won the contest.

So what are you waiting for? Send us those videos and share with us your definition of love! If you have any questions, please email directors_club@hellokitty.com or check out the official forum thread!

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Sanriotown “Hello” Apples Photo Competition

Hello Apples Photo CompetitionPopular Sanrio cartoon character Hello Kitty is as heavy as three apples.By coincidence, Sanriotown.com and Apple@Next Media Interactive Limited jointly organize the “Hello Apples” photo competition, which aims to convey three positive messages symbolized by the three apples: youthfulness, wisdom/creativity, compassion/caring, messages that Hello Kitty also delivers.

To join the competition:

1. Sign up for your own free Sanriotown account and then log in.
2. Create your photo in Sanriotown gallery.- Click “Join Competition”, found at your SanrioTown homepage after logging in, to enter the “Gallery” section;

– Upload your photo;
– Create text in different font styles; decorate your photo with drag-and-drop icons, borders, etc.

3. Save the image.
4. Submit to the category you wish to join.

Judging Criteria:

Creativity: Theme interpretation and creativity in using the Sanriotown Gallery features.
Mileage: Comment activity and ratings from other members generated during the competition period.
Overall appeal: Message delivery value and overall impact of the video to the viewers.

Hello Apples Photo Competition

Categories of entries:

Apple 1: Youthfulness

Works submitted should present the idea of “youthfulness”. “Youthfulness” shouldn’t be related to age – the idea depends on how you view yourself and the world. Let’s celebrate “youthfulness”!

Apple 2: Wisdom/Creativity

Works submitted should present the idea of “wisdom/creativity”. It’s all about thinking out of the box.

Apple 3: Compassion/Caring

Works submitted should present the idea of “compassion/caring”. Shift focus to different aspects of your life, and make good use of the lens to show how you care about people and things around you. Don’t forget your lovely pets!

Prizes:

The winner of the “Youthfulness” award will receive a pair of Hello Kitty bowling balls and a $400 Photofinishing Cash Coupon from Photomax.
The winner of the “Wisdom & Creativity” award will receive a Hello Kitty bicycle and a $400 Photofinishing Cash Coupon from Photomax.
The winner of the “Compassion & Caring” award will receive a Hello Kitty watch and a $400 Photofinishing Cash Coupon from Photomax.

Five consolation prizes will be offered in each category. Each consolation prize has :

1) A coupon of 20 pcs Print from Digital Media

2) A Fotomax Print from Digital Media 30% discount coupon

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Competition is until Nov 16, 2007.
  2. Participants must have an existing e-mail account in Sanriotown to join this competition.
  3. Each participant may submit photos to different categories and each photo can be submitted to more than one category.
  4. All works must be submitted via the Gallery Section in sanriotown.com.
  5. Winners will be announced on Sanriotown.com on Nov 30, 2007.
  6. Winners will be notified by email three days after the results are announced and the prize will be sent via courier.
  7. Judges have the right to require contestants to submit original photos to verify their qualification.
  8. Photos should be original and have not been published or entered in any other photo contests.
  9. No offensive materials, violent or explicit/sexual content should be used.
  10. Sanriotown reserves any rights to use the photo, in whole or in part.
  11. Sanriotown reserves the right to change the conditions of this contest at its own discretion.
  12. This competition only accepts participants from Hong Kong.

The photo gallery is now up, so be sure to submit your entries now!

Know more about this by visiting the official “Hello Apples” contest page at http://www.sanriotown.com/emailad/2007_photoboot/sanriotown_photo_competition_us.htm.

or visit its official blog at http://blog.sanriotown.com/applekitty_eng:hellokitty.com.

Enquiries: Should you have any questions on the campaign, please email marketing@hellokitty.com.

Media sponsor: Next Media Interactive Limited
Gifts sponsor: Fotomax (F.E.) Ltd.

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