Photo contest: “Postcards from Home: Show Us Where You’re From”

The Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs is pleased to announce the launch of the ExchangesConnect Photo Contest: “Postcards from Home.” What does home mean to you?

From Tuesday, November 9th through Friday, December 17th, 2010, people all over the world are invited to answer this question by submitting an original photo to ExchangesConnect ( This year’s theme, “Postcards from Home: Show Us Where You’re From,” challenges entrants to creatively share personal perspectives on their own homes and cultures through a photograph and a brief description.

The contest is open to anyone age 14 and older. Two grand-prize winners (one U.S. and one non-U.S.) will receive a netbook computer, and 18 runners-up will receive a T-shirt and postcards of the top 20 submissions. Winners will be announced on January 5, 2011. More info: