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Photo Contest Winners

Photo Contest Winners

To help celebrate Purple Day we held a photo contest. Below are the winning photos. These photos incorporated the colour purple in fun, creative, inspiring, and beautiful ways. Congratulations to all the winners!


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Category: Best Creative or Artistic Depiction of the Colour Purple
Photograph Title: The Kwakiutl Hummingbird – Purple Ribbon

This photo features an original design with Kwakiutl hummingbirds and a purple ribbon. These were hand-painted on the shirts. This project was done in honour of a family member with epilepsy.


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Category: Best Nature Picture
Photograph Title: Purple Bridge

Quesnel city employees programmed the Fraser River Bridge to light up in purple on March 26, 2013. This photo shows the bridge in all its purple glory! Note: the bridge will also be lit up this year on Purple Day.


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Category: Best Purple Animal Picture
Photograph Title: Whales for Epilepsy Awareness

This photo was taken with Fin – the mascot for the Vancouver Canucks. He’s a big fan of Purple Day, and he shows his wacky spirit with a young epilepsy awareness advocate.


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Category: Best Purple Outfit
Photograph Title: Embracing Epilepsy

This purple-licious outfit also features home-grown purple produce! This photo was taken in support of a family member with epilepsy.



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Category: Best Public Awareness Display
Photograph title: Support EPILEPSY Awareness

We created a new category just for this picture! This young lady created a display about epilepsy and Purple Day. In her display she states: “Having seizures can create many challenges. I’m determined to fight back and enjoy life. And to raise more awareness about the condition. Wear purple on March 26th.”


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