NANJING, China, May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Winners of the "Nanjing Dream Catchers" Facebook campaign were announced on March 22, 2016, by Discover Nanjing, China. While all 11 winners were awarded a Dreambox to encourage them to pursue their dreams, the spotlight went to the ultimate campaign winner, Rich McCor aka Paperboyo. The famous London paper cutouts artist, who is also a social media sensation with 152k followers on Instagram, won himself a round trip to Nanjing, China. "It was a much-unexpected collaboration and we couldn't be more pleased to have Paperboyo transform the iconic buildings of Nanjing. His influence on the internet is undeniable and we were glad that McCor was able to make it to the final round of the competition. It is our pleasure to invite him to Nanjing and continue his papercut mission in this ancient city," said the representative of Discover Nanjing.
The British native, Rich McCor, is known for reimaging landmarks with photography and papercut. McCor embarked on his dream adventure to the city of Nanjing in early spring 2016. With the newly launched 144-hour visa permit, McCor stayed in Nanjing for a total of four days, during which he created numerous impressive papercut work with inspirations from tourist attractions such as the Nanjing Eye, the Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum, the city wall of Nanjing, the SiFang Art Museum, to name a few. "It's my first art trip to China ever, and I feel really lucky I'm visiting one of its biggest cities." McCor shared. His creative works throughout his adventure in Nanjing was shared on the social media channels of Discover Nanjing, and has stirred up an unprecedented interest among internet users in just a few days. A full length video of McCor's trip to Nanjing was released on April 21, 2016, to urge people to follow their dreams.
About Nanjing Dream Catchers Campaign
"Nanjing Dream Catchers" is an official project to encourage people to follow their dreams. In just three months, it has marked a huge success by gaining over 725,000 views on its Facebook game.
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Video link: https://www.facebook.com/DiscoverNanjing/videos/1758704194361879
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SOURCE Nanjing International Culture Association