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Win a signed copy of Sunset Survivors by Lindsay Varty!

By Promotions 15 May 2020

Hong Kong is a place of many contrasts: ancient and modern, urban and natural, fast-paced and unhurried. Within the city’s deep folds, a small number of traditional tradesmen and women spend their days occupied with a myriad of curious professions that are quickly falling into obscurity, from fortune-telling and letter-writing to birdcage-making. With each passing day, more and more of these aged artisans disappear, losing the intricate details of their craft to the void with no younger disciples to carry on their tradition. If you’ve ever wanted to know more about these dying arts, now’s your chance to learn. Sunset Survivors, a new coffee table book by author Lindsay Varty with photographs by Gary Jones, tells the stories of these traditional tradesmen and women through stunning imagery and candid interviews, immersing readers in the streets of old Hong Kong and paying tribute to those who keep the flame burning in a city besieged by foreign imports and stiff competition.

We are delighted to celebrate Hong Kong’s cultural identity with author Lindsay Varty to give away 10 signed and dedicated copies of Sunset Survivors to 10 lucky Localiiz readers! All you have to do to stand a chance to win is enter our competition below by telling us what Sunset Survivors is written about, and share the competition with your friends and watch our interview with Lindsay Varty to gain additional entries. The competition ends on Sunday, 31 May 2020. The winner will be contacted via email by Monday, 1 June 2020. Terms and conditions apply. The prize must be redeemed before 30 June.

This competition is brought to you by Localiiz.

Terms & Conditions

1. Competition details form part of these terms and conditions 2. Entry is open to residents of Hong Kong except for employees (and their families) of (HK) Ltd, the suppliers of the prizes and any other companies associated with the competition. 3. The competition closes on May 31, 2020, at 11.45 pm. The winners will be contacted by June 1, 2020. 4. The prize(s) will be awarded to the entrants who have answered the competition question(s) correctly as judged by the Localiiz judges. 5. Reasonable efforts will be made to contact the winner(s) using the contact information provided by the entrant. If the winner(s) cannot be contacted, or are unable to comply with these terms and conditions, (Hong Kong) Limited reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant. 6. The winner(s) agree(s) to the use of their name and photograph to make a public announcement of the prize award, and will co-operate with any other reasonable requests by (Hong Kong) Ltd relating to any post-winning publicity. 7. The entrant(s) must be aged 18 or over. 8. Proof of identity and age may be required. 9. All entries must be made directly by the person entering the competition and use of a false name or email address will result in disqualification. 10. Entries made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void. 11. No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, delayed or corrupted, or due to computer error in transit. 12. The prizes are as stated, are not transferable to another individual and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. 13. The winner(s) is (are) responsible for expenses and arrangements not specifically included in the prizes, including transport to the venue. Prizes are subject to availability and the prize suppliers’ terms and conditions, for example, their opening hours. 14. Failure to respond and/or provide an address for delivery, or failure to meet the eligibility requirements may result in forfeiture of the prize. 15. Where applicable, the decision of the judges is final based on the criteria set out in the promotion and no correspondence will be entered into over this decision. 16. The provider of the prize is specified within the promotional material. 17. In the event of a discrepancy between these standard terms and conditions and the details in the promotional material (or any other terms and conditions provided/referred to at the time of entry), the details of the promotional material (and any other terms and conditions provided/referred to at the time of entry) shall prevail. 18. The competition organiser is (Hong Kong) Limited, 15/F Chao’s Building, 143-145 Bonham Strand East, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. 19. A list of winners will be available by writing into the organiser no earlier than six weeks (unless otherwise stated) after the close of the competition. Only the surname of the winners will be disclosed. 20. Packaging of the prize may not be the same as shown in this article, and subject to change 21. Prize must be redeemed before June 30, 2020.

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