Regional Development Initiative: “Tabiico Photo Contest 2024 Spring” in Collaboration with Iide Town, Yamagata Prefecture

The “Tabiico Photo Contest 2024 Spring” represents a collaborative effort between “tabiico,” a tourism resource search site operated by NPO Aoyama Design Forum (ADF), and Iide Town in Yamagata Prefecture. This initiative aims to showcase the captivating charm of Iide Town through the lens of photography.

One of Iide Town’s standout attractions is the “submerged forest of Lake Shirakawa” renowned for its stunning photogenic vistas. Visitors are treated to a breathtaking sight, especially during the blooming season of Sakura, which occurs from April to May each year.

Application Methods
1. Follow the official tabiico SNS
2. Post one photo per post with the following hashtag:
#タビイコフォトコン飯豊町 # Name of the spot in the photo (e.g., #Submerged forest of Shirakawa Lake).

Application period
March 23, 2024 – May 19, 2024

Prizes include Yonezawa beef produced in Iide Town, Tsuya-Hime, Shirakawa Lake canoeing experience, and other delightful rewards that showcase the charm of Iide Town.
For detailed application instructions, please click here.

GARDE actively supports the exploration and promotion of local tourism resources in collaboration with community development initiatives.

“Tabiico” is a web media platform dedicated to discovering, nurturing, and sharing local tourism gems in partnership with affiliated municipalities. With over 150 member municipalities across Japan, our mission is to foster regional development through tourism by showcasing the distinctive attractions of each region on a national scale, while incorporating local insights and perspectives.

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Stay tuned for upcoming international versions of Instagram, which will serve as a platform to highlight Japan’s captivating allure to a global audience.

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