Vernac Proverb Competition – R500 up for grabs

Stand a chance to win a cash prize worth R500 by entering into Vernac News’ Vernac Proverb Competition from 18th to 22nd of May 2020. Use the Hashtag: #vernacproverbcompetition . Click on this post for more details.

    How to enter:

    On all our social media platforms wherever you follow us, submit a video of a proverb in your mother-tongue or any indigenous South African language, with the hashtag #vernacproverbcompetition

    • Send us the video on Facebook messenger or,
    • Tweet the video on Twitter or,
    • Post the video on their Instagram

    How the competition will work:

    Submissions will be accepted from the 18th May until the 22nd of May 18:00.

    From the 23rd to 24th of May, a poll will be conducted on our website, where people will vote for the top ten best proverbs. The commencement and ending of the poll will be communicated across all social media platforms

    On the 25th of May, whoever posted the number one rated proverb will be declared the winner and announced on all of our social media pages.

    Terms & Conditions:

    • Anyone may enter
    • may only enter once.
    • Any proverb is welcome as long as it is in one of the indigenous South African languages (e.g. isiXhosa, Setswana and so on).
    • The video needs to contain:
      • A greeting or introduction in the language of the proverb telling us who you are,
      • The language of the proverb must be stated
      • The proverb and the English translation
      • And an interpretation if necessary
    • The videos posted on Twitter and Instagram need to contain the hashtag #vernacproverbcompetition
    • No submissions will be accepted after 18:00 on the 22nd of May
    • Only one vote per person per proverb during the polling phase is allowed.
    • The winner will be contacted on the relevant social media platform that they used in the competition whereby they have 24 hours to claim their prize by sending their details to Vernac News.
    • If the winner fails to claim their prize within 24 hours, the runner-up will be chosen, contacted and need to claim their prize as described above
    • The above process will repeat itself if not claimed by the runner-up.
    • The prize money will be processed within 48 hours of the winner claiming the prize and on condition that they have provided us with all the relevant details needed in order to process the payment.
    • By entering into this competition, the entrant has confirmed that they have read, understood and are bound by the rules, terms and conditions.
    • This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook, Twitter nor Instagram.

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