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Visit HaparandaTornio Photo Competition


Welcome to the HaparandaTornio Photo Competition! This inspiring competition invites photographers of all skills and backgrounds to capture unique moments and stunning landscapes from the area that unites two cultures.

Whether you are an amateur or a professional photographer, this is your chance to showcase your creativity and tell your own story through images. Participate in the competition, share your vision, and win amazing prizes!

Take a photo of HaparandaTornio and post it by September 1, 2024, on your Facebook or Instagram account with the hashtag #visithaparandatornio and tag @haparandatornio.

The HaparandaTornio jury will select the 5 most beautiful photos for the final, which will be published on this site on September 15, 2024, with the photographer’s name. The final winner will be chosen by the public. Voting ends on September 30, 2024. The winner of the public vote will receive a €50 gift card to the local Meänkauppa. You can explore Meänkauppa here. Additionally, all five finalists will receive HaparandaTornio-themed product prizes.

Competition Rules

Competition Organizer:
Business Tornio Oy / HaparandaTornio
Suensaarenkatu 4, Tornio
Business ID 1508288-9

  1. The competition is open to all natural persons.
    Participation in the competition is free and does not require the purchase of a product or service.
  2. To participate, upload a photo to Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #visithaparandatornio and tag @haparandatornio.
  3. The competition runs from July 5 to September 1, 2024.
    A preliminary jury selected by Business Tornio will choose the 5 most beautiful photos by September 15, 2024, and publish them on the website Participants agree to have their photos published on this website with their names.
  4. The photographer grants full usage and copyright to the photos submitted to the competition to the competition organizer for tourism marketing purposes.
    It is the photographer’s responsibility to ensure that permission has been obtained from any individuals appearing in the photos for their publication and transfer of usage rights to protect privacy.
  5. The final winner will be determined by a public vote ending on September 30, 2024.
  6. The main prize is a €50 gift card to Meänkauppa. The prize will be delivered to the winner via email only. The prize is personal, non-convertible to cash, and non-transferable.
    Additionally, all five photographers of the most beautiful photos chosen by the preliminary jury will receive HaparandaTornio-themed product prizes. The prize must be collected from the customer service desk Kompassi on the first floor of Tornio City Hall by December 31, 2024.
    The organizer reserves the right to replace the announced prizes with others of equivalent value.
  7. The photo must be taken in HaparandaTornio and must be taken by the participant themselves.
  8. After the competition ends, the winners will be notified of their win via private message on Facebook or Instagram. At this time, the winner must provide the organizer with their email address for prize delivery.
  9. The organizer has the right to publish the winner’s name and the winning photo on their managed websites and social media accounts.
  10. By participating in this competition, participants agree to abide by these rules and any decisions made by the organizer regarding their interpretation. The organizer reserves the right to make changes to the rules, which will be communicated in connection with the competition.