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Share your deep connection to the sea!

People of diverse cultures and traditions have long told undocumented stories about how deeply connected human beings are to the ocean. In the process of redeveloping the Bayworld and Happy Valley Precinct, the Mandela Bay Development Agency (MBDA) and Bayworld are calling all citizens of Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB) to share an interesting story of their connection with the sea. We are looking for a unique, and interesting cultural connections that different ethnicities have with the ocean These stories will be part of a Bayworld documentary that will capture people’s diverse cultural connection/disconnection with the sea and the sea creatures. To enter and be part of this historic moment, upload a 30 second video on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram sharing how you are connected to the sea using the hashtags: #TheOceanAndI #BayworldStories. The five best stories get to win a cash reward of R2,500.00 each and will form part of a documentary that will be a permanent digital content for Bayworld! All entries must adhere to the following guidelines: • Meet all eligibility and deadline requirements • Conform to defined submission requirements • Conform to all copyright laws • Be submitted digitally via social media Deadline for submission 11 June 2021. All submissions must be original work by entrant and/or person responsible for such submissions. Videos must be uploaded as one single file in the highest quality. Please submit your video as per below technical specification: • landscape / Widescreen (16:9) format • Record yourself in a space that limit background noise. The judges panel, which include the MBDA and Bayworld affiliates, will select the 5 best stories. The judges' decision is final and no negotiations or correspondence with entrants will be entered into. All members of the public are invited to be part of life-shifting experience rooted in the heritage and cultures of the people of the Eastern Cape Province. The Mandela Bay Development Agency (MBDA) mandated by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (NMBM) and the Eastern Cape Provincial Government (ECPG) Department of Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture.