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Go Wild! Stay Cultured.
Nature and culture can both be on their own a fertile source of inspiration. What happens when they are interlinked? Today, we’re inviting you to join us on this journey of discovery by taking part in our photo contest.
Share your photos showing your interpretation of culture and nature connections e.g. how culture is inspired by nature or what natural places have a value for culture. The pictures should be coming from Natura 2000 sites, the largest network of protected areas in Europe. Raise your voice on the importance of preserving natural habitats, especially for protected animal and plant species.
Go out, explore Europe and send us the best photos of culture and nature to participate in the Go Wild! Stay Cultured. photo contest.
Have a message for decision-makers? We want to hear it as it might be a postcard with your photo that we send to their address, asking them to increase funding for both culture and nature conservation.
Natura 2000 is the largest European sites network for the protection of habitats and species: a milestone in preserving biodiversity and a remarkable symbol of our cultural and natural heritage.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Jury winner – first place: 2 Interrail Global Passes for 10 days within 1 month;
Jury winner – second place: 2 nights-stay in the “Instants d’Absolu” Ecolodge & Spa, Regional Natural Park of Auvergne Volcanoes, France for 2 people., with free access to the spa. Available January throughout March 2019, excluding Saturdays;
Jury winner – third place: 3 nights-stay and horse-riding tour with the ngo BROZ Slovakia in the camping Velký Lél, Danube island in Zlatná na Ostrove, Slovakia, for 3 people;
Public vote winner: 3 nights-stay and horse-riding tour with the ngo BROZ Slovakia in the camping Velký Lél, Danube island in Zlatná na Ostrove, Slovakia, for 3 people;
People’s choice winner: The Eluxe Magazine Box for one person – a copy of the book “Style and Trashion”, 3 issues of Eluxe Magazine, hairpackage from Saachs Organics.
Jury prize winners: CEEweb selection panel will pre-select 30 photos, based on the selection criteria. Three jury members will grade each photo with maximum of 50 points for each criterion. Three winners will be selected.
Public vote winner: All the submitted photographs will be uploaded to the online gallery on the CEEweb website. The public voting will open on Monday 19 November at 11:00 a.m. CET and close on Monday 3 December at 3:00 p.m. CET. One person can vote one time, for 3 photos.
People’s choice winner: All the submitted photographs will be uploaded to the Go Wild! Stay Cultured. Instagram page, starting from 23 July 2018. The winner who collects the most likes by Monday 3 December at 3:00 p.m. CET will win this prize. More detail to follow. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: You have to be both the photographer and the copyright owner for all the images submitted. USAGE RIGHTS: By participating in this photography contest, you give CEEweb your permission for the photo(s) to be uploaded to an online gallery for public voting, to be shared on both CEEweb’s and sponsors’ websites and social media, and that your photo(s) might be used for CEEweb communications and outreach activities, including showcasing photos at the exhibition.
Duration of usage of photos: one year from winners announcement on 5th december 2018
Who will use the photo: CEEweb and the sponsors (notably Interrail, Instants d'Absolu Ecolodge & Spa, BROZ Slovakia and Eluxe Magazine)
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