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Cathay Pacific's Latest Facebook Contest A Work Of Art

27 Jul 2011

Winner enjoys two tickets to Hong Kong

CHICAGO (27JUL11) – “Blending Borders,” Cathay Pacific Airways’ newest Facebook contest celebrates the best of its home city – Hong Kong – and its newest destination – Chicago, where daily service begins Sept. 1st.

Using photography, illustrations, sculpture, metal works or other tastefully creative mediums, artists are challenged to “blend” iconic images from both cities and submit their entries via the airline’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cathaypacificus for a chance to win two roundtrip tickets to Hong Kong.

“Chicago and Hong Kong both have memorable skylines, a wide choice of well-known architectural landmarks as well as many famous moments in history to choose from,” said Eric Odone, Cathay Pacific’s vice president, sales and marketing, Americas. “There are lots of opportunities to show your creative prowess.”

The winner will also receive a special Feng Shui tour while in Hong Kong as well as the display of his or her piece for thousands to see.

To enter …

• Design your artwork

• Visit Cathay Pacific’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cathaypacificus

• "Like" the page

• Read the Terms and Conditions

• Submit your entry via the entry page

Then get family and friends to come visit the page. The top 10 scoring entries – which includes a fan voting component – will move into the final judging. World renowned art commissioner Maria Lobo will serve as lead judge. Judging criteria will include public appeal, creativity and best expression of theme.

All entries must be received by midnight Pacific time on Aug. 22, 2011. More information is available at www.facebook.com/cathaypacificus.


Cathay Pacific will launch service from Chicago to Hong Kong using a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Departing out of O’Hare’s Terminal 5, Flight CX807 will depart Chicago each day at 3:25 p.m. Central time and arrive in Hong Kong at 8 p.m. local the next day. Return service via CX806 will depart Hong Kong daily at 11:45 a.m. local and arrive Chicago at 1:45 p.m. Central time. A three-time winner of the Skytrax Airline of the Year award, Cathay Pacific currently offers multiple daily services to Hong Kong from Los Angeles, New York JFK and San Francisco. More information can be found at www.cathaypacific.com/us or on the airline’s pages on Facebook and Twitter.