Sunday, December 13, 2009

The Milano Holidays 2009 Photographic Exhibition is Open!

Milano Holidays 2009
The Capital City of Italian Fashion dressing for the winter season
December the 12th, 2009 - January the 6th, 2010

Milano Holidays 2009 Is a photographic exhibition featuring 50 original pictures (and two movies) by Shiryu Musashi portraying the beautiful city of Milan during this holiday season. You will see how the capital city of Italian fashion (and according to many, of worldwide fashion) dresses up for the holiday seasons, in a rainbow of merry lights merging with historical monuments and kisses under the mistletoe.

You can experience the exhibition on the 4th floor of the Musashi-Do Flagship Store
You can click on one of the panels at the landing point to be teleported directly to the exhibition.

Daily framed free picture

Each day from december the 12th to December the 25th, you will be able to pick up for free an elegantly framed picture between the beautiful ones ones shown at the exhibition. The picture will vary day by day, so make sure you come every day to own the full series of 14!

Charity scripted picture frame with 10 pictures

During the whole event you will ble able to purchase a scripted picture frame that includes the 10 best pictures (those 10 will NOT be available between the free ones above) of the exhibition. The frame itself changes 15 colors to fit your mood and any kind of furniture you might have in your SL hourse.
The Milano Holidays 2009 Picture Collection Frame costs L$ 250 and is no copy/modify/TRANSFER.

100% of the income from the sale of the Milano Holidays 2009 Picture Collection Frame will be donated to the Toys for Tots charity. Of course if you'd like to donate more than the price of one, you're encouraged to purchase as many as you can! The frame is transferable and it's the perfect holiday gift for your friends and loved ones.
Remember that Christmas is the perfect time for sharing and giving!
IMPORTANT: Full data and receipt of the donation will be disclosed here on the Musashi-Do on January the 7th, 2009.

World Holidays 2009 Exhibition and Contest

Milano Holidays 2009 is just the first event of two. On December the 20th, 2009, a second, bigger exhibition will open: "World Holidays 2009"!
While Milano Holidays focuses on Milan, World Holidays 2009 will feature pictures from all over the world, pictures that you all can take and show, while having a chance to fin fabulous prizes from our sponsors, Musashi-Do and SySy's.
Here's how to participate:
1: Search for the most beautiful locations that show holidays decorations in your own home city and take pictures of them. As many as possible (The resolution of the pictures needs to be at least 512 x 512 pixels),
2: Send your pictures to the e-mail adress In the text of the mail include the following form, filled with your data (Your real life name is indispensible for legal reasons but it will NOT be shared with anyone or displayed anywhere, unless you specifically ask us to):

Second Life Name: (Insert Your Second Life Name Here)
Do you want your RL or SL Name to be displayed under your pictures in the exhibition?: (insert RL, SL or None here)
City: (Insert the name of the city where the picture(s) have been shot)

I declare that the pictures included in this mail are my intellectual property. I Authorize Shiryu Musashi (Giuseppe Nelva) to use and publish the pictures attached to this mail in the "World Holidays 2009" Exhibition in Second Life and for no other purposes.

Signed: (Insert your Real Life Name here)

Additional notes: (if you have any additional notes or requests, write them here)

3: Pictures sent without the above form filled in all it's parts will not be included in the exhibition and will not participate to the contest described below. The deadline for sending the pictures is 11.50 PM SLT on December the 19th. No submission will be accepted after then.
4: On December the 20th at 00:10 AM ten names between the ones that submitted eligible pictures will be raffled via script and will win the following prizes.

1st: 1 copy of every outfit Musashi-Do releases from December the 20th 2009 onwards, for life!
2nd: 1 copy of every outfit SySy's releases from December the 20th 2009 onwards, for life!
3rd to 10th: a 1000 L$ Musashi-Do Gift Card + a 1000 L$ Sysy Gift Card!

You won't need to be present to the raffle to be eligible to win. If you won, and you're not immediately available, you wull be notified via IM and Notecard.

Event Sponsors:
Silver Star Modeling Agency
N.A.I.L. Productions

1 comment:

  1. This looks very interesting, I'm currently living in Milan. (I just recently moved here via Prague) and I'm working as a fashion photographer. I will definitely check out this exhibition if I get the change, sounds interesting!