Announcing the 2012 Guylian Seahorses of the World Photo Competition

Are you a diver and a seahorse enthusiast? Do you take pictures?

Photo: Bettina Balnis/Winning entry - Guylian Seahorses of the World 2010

Photo: Bettina Balnis/Winning entry - Guylian Seahorses of the World 2010

We’re pleased to announce that Guylian Belgian Chocolate, one of Project Seahorse’s key sponsors, and NELOS-Festival, are hosting the third Guylian Seahorses of the World Photo Competition.

Send in your best seahorse pictures between July 1st and September 1st, 2012 for your chance to win €750 worth of scuba diving equipment.

Every entrant will receive a free gift bag of Guylian Belgian chocolates worth €20, to be collected at the 21th NELOS-Festival in Utopolis Mechelen (Spuibeekstraat 5, 2800 Mechelen, Belgium) on October 6–7, 2012. The competition winner will also be announced at the event.

By entering the competition, not only do you get a chance to win great prizes, you provide Project Seahorse with valuable research material for scientific and educational projects! The final competition jury consists of an esteemed international panel of photographers and conservationists, who will judge all entries based on their artistic and scientific value.

Download the entry form and full competition rules

Please be extremely careful not to destroy or disturb in any way marine fauna and flora while photographing. 

Guylian Belgian Chocolate has been an important Project Seahorse partner since 1999. In addition to generous financial support for our work, Guylian engages in raising awareness about conservation with targeted PR campaigns. Click here for more details.

Photo: Bettina Balnis/Winning entry — Guylian Seahorses of the World 2010