The Finalist of the East Asian Languages & Cultures Photo Competition

APEC building at sunset

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) building at sunset in Busan, South Korea, March 2015 by Iris Kim

Figures at the Jincheon festival in South Korea.

“Jincheon Festival”, Jincheon (진천), South Korea September 2014 by Catherine Killough

Shinsekai Osaka at night.

Downtown Shinsekai Osaka at night, prominently featuring Tsutenkaku Tower. The tower is illuminated with pink lights to celebrate the Cherry Blossom Season, March 31, 2014 by Rayne Sullivan

Kinkakuji Temple surrounded by water in Kyoto, Japan.

Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Temple) in Kyoto, Japan, April 2015 by Iris Kim

Rice paddies in Guilin, China.

Rice paddies at the Dragon Back rice terraces Guilin, China in the summer of 2014 by Emma Marshall

Sunrise over mountains in China.

Sunrise from the summit of Huang Shan in Anhui Province, China in the summer of 2014 by Xiaowei (Alan) Liu

Colorful tent on a grassy field.

Shangri-La City, Yunnan Province, China July 2015 by Samuel Boyne