Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Activities,Cape Town,Events | on: July 10, 2015




In celebration of our five year anniversary in the cultural and historic heart of the Mother City, Taj Cape Town will be marking the occasion with the launch of a very special anniversary #CelebrateCapeTown Instagram competition.

The #CelebrateCapeTown Instagram competition invites all budding photographers and Instagram aficionados to capture their central city stories through photography in five different categories. These include Architecture (Buildings, cityscapes, historic, interiors, industrial), People (Hotel staff, family, portraiture, self-portrait), Elements of design (Man-made or natural, elements that showcase line, shape, pattern, form, texture, perspective), Nature (Aerial, flowers, seasons, sunset, trees, wildlife) and Arts and culture (Street art, performing arts, food). Cape Town central city is rich with visual memories to be captured and unique city stories to be told through the lens.

The grand prize is valued at more than R75,000 and includes a one night stay in Taj Cape Town’s famed two-storey Presidential Suite for two people and includes a gourmet dinner party for six additional friends cooked by a private chef and served in the suite. Prizes for the five category winners are valued at more than R25 000 each and include a two night stay in a Luxury Mountain-view room and a three-course dinner with wine pairing at Bombay Brasserie. The photographic entry that receives the most Instagram Likes will also be awarded, with the photographer receiving a one night stay in a Luxury Mountain-view room and a three-course dinner at Mint, the Local Grill.

Coinciding with Cape Town Partnership’s monthly flagship City Walk Saturdays, the competition launch will also invite locals and visitors alike to join the #CelebrateCapeTown Instawalk on 18 July, departing at 10h00 and 12h30 from the Taj Cape Town lobby. The 1 hour 30 minute inspirational journey will take place along the City Walk route which offers a variety visual opportunities to be captured from beautiful historic hotel architecture to secret culinary finds along St George’s Mall. Those joining in the walk will have plentiful opportunities to find the perfect picture amidst the buzz and excitement of the various Mandela Day celebrations taking place alongside the City Saturdays planned activities.

To enter, all you have to do is post a photo of your Cape Town moment on Instagram and tag the photo using the following hashtags: #TajCapeTown, #CelebrateCapeTown. There is no limit to the amount of photographic entries submitted and everyone is encourage to snap as many of their favourite Cape Town moments before the competition closing date on Friday, 21 August.

Click here for more information or to view the Terms & Conditions

Taj Cape Town is celebrating five years of providing luxury accommodation for our guests in the historic heart of Cape Town as well as the perfect base from which to explore an authentic Cape Town and enjoy the new City Walk route.


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