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“Why meet Falklands' neighbors”, competition for students from Uruguay, Brazil and Chile

Tuesday, September 6th 2016 - 16:55 UTC
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The Government of the Falkland Islands and the British Embassies in Uruguay, Brazil and Chile invite university students to participate in this regional competition to win the chance to visit the Falklands for a week, all expenses paid.

 To participate, contestants should send a one minute video answering the question: “Why would I like to meet my neighbors from the Falkland Islands?” in English before October 2 to

Winners (one per country) will be selected by members of the British Embassies in Uruguay, Brazil and Chile. The three of them will travel together and will be staying with a local family, to experience firsthand the life in the Falkland Islands.

The contest is meant to promote the cultural exchange between the Falklands and the mentioned countries, and to spread the knowledge about the Falkland Island and its people. The ideal winner should be active in social media and willing to share his/her experience about the Falkland Islands through these channels.

Read the Terms and Conditions here: Falklands Islands competition (PDF, 212KB, 4 pages)

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  • Think

    Why would I like to meet my neighbors from the Malvinas Islands...???

    Piece of cake...

    I would I like to meet my neighbors from them Windblown Islands because the Engrish government is paying in full for my visit to one of the last anachronistic colonial enclaves in our planet...

    The important question is.... Are all drinks and tips included?

    Sep 06th, 2016 - 07:49 pm 0
  • DemonTree

    Well that sounds very nice. Free trip for students; cultural exchange. Not at all an obvious attempt to get good social media publicity.

    Sep 06th, 2016 - 07:56 pm 0
  • Think

    Shame on you..., Anglo at (2)
    “Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense”
    Chuckle chuckle...

    Sep 06th, 2016 - 08:01 pm 0
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