UAE: The winners of the 2019 Discovery Week Nigeria raffle that took place in October 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria, were recently announced by Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA). The raffle ticket provided a chance for participants to win a trip to the exciting city of Dubai, a Canon camera, or a Canon printer.
“The Canon corporate philosophy of "Kyosei", which means in Japanese, ‘living and working together for the common good’, is embodied by our Discovery Week events in Africa and around the world,” said Amine Djouahra, Sales & Marketing Director for CCNA.
The Director, added: “Discovery Week is about bringing the Canon communities together with our staff, so we understand better about what our customers want. The raffle also gives us a chance to give something back to our loyal imaging community.”
First Prize: A Trip to Dubai
The First Prize, an incredible trip to the futuristic city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was won by Janet Adekunle, a Lagos resident.
The unique and ultra-modern cityscape of Dubai contrasts with the barren yellow desert and the deep blues of the Arabian sea that border the city to create an unparalleled photography landscape. Grand Prize winner, Ms. Adekunle, has an opportunity to be inspired by famous Canon photographers like Jumana Jolie (http://bit.ly/2P6qNet), who rose to fame with her wonderful portraits of the rapidly growing city.
Second Prize: Canon Camera
Aminat Adelani, a resident of Abuja, was the winner of the second prize – a Canon Camera.
From chic and portable instant camera printers and compact cameras offering lightweight, fixed lens flexibility to DSLRs and mirrorless cameras, Canon’s range of cameras offers everyone a route to creativity.
Third Prize: Canon G-Series Printer
The third prize went to Mr. Mark, a Lagos resident and member of The Little Company Ltd. his prize is a state-of-the-art Canon G-Series Printer.
The Ink efficient G Series printers are ideal for personal, home and small office users looking for affordable and reliable high-performance printers that are also low cost per print. The compact design of the new range is built with space-saving functionality in mind, making it a convenient and ideal choice for smaller work areas. The integrated-in-body refillable ink tank design features alongside improved printer durability that allows high volume printing businesses to enjoy reduced downtime.
“We wish Ms. Adekunle, the grand prize winner of the Discovery Week 2019, an incredible trip to Dubai. We hope this journey of discovery will inspire her own photography ambitions which, in turn, can motivate a new generation of creative minds in her community,” added Amine Djouahra.
“We also congratulate Ms. Adelani and Mr. Mark, the other two prize winners and hope their Canon equipment will add value to their lives both personal and business, while looking forward to the 2020 event.”
Dusk is "one of my favourite times to shoot, and this view is one of the most special for me. I'm constantly reminded how fast the city has grown, like a mirage out of the desert," says Jumana. Taken on a Canon EOS 5D Mark III with a Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM lens. © Jumana Jolie