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Falklands organizes Cultural Competition for students from Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Chile

Tuesday, August 20th 2019 - 09:32 UTC
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Last year's winners of the competition (Pic Infobae) Last year's winners of the competition (Pic Infobae)

The Government of the Falkland Islands and the British Embassies in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay invite university students to participate in the Cultural Competition which offers winners the chance to visit the Falkland Islands for a week with all the costs covered.

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.

In the case of Brazil candidates must send their videos be it Youtube, Facebook, WeTransfer, GoogleDrive or Dropbox, and e mails to

The deadline for participants to submit their videos is 11:59 pm on 30 September.

Winners will be staying with a local family, to experience first-hand the life in the Falkland Islands. The ideal winner should be active in social media and willing to share his/her experience about the Falkland Islands through these channels. Costs of the trip (transport, food and insurance) will be financed by the Falklands' government.

The competition is organized simultaneously in Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.

The contest is meant to promote the cultural exchange between the Falklands and the region, and to spread the knowledge about the Falkland Island and its people.


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  • Roger Lorton

    Argentina will decolonize Patagonia in 25 years.

    Aug 22nd, 2019 - 05:30 am +1
  • Armando

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Aug 25th, 2019 - 04:26 am 0
  • Terence Hill

    If wishes were horses beggars would ride.

    Aug 26th, 2019 - 04:07 pm 0
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