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News and Updates 2017

Discover Barents, a nature photography competition


A competition in nature photography in the Barents region - open for anyone interested in photography


The main purpose of the competition is improving the cooperation between and the efficiency of the joint marketing actions of the various players within the Barents region’s cooperation area. The competition is organized by the Kainuu Regional Council in cooperation with the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy and the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Prizes will be awarded as follows:
1. prize 3.000 euros
2. prize 2.000 euros
3. prize, at the value of 1.000 euros, will be awarded the image which receives the most likes on the competition website.

The competition period ends at 31 October 2017.

For more information on the competition and on how to participate, please go to

Information sheets in English | Finnish | Norwegian | Russian | Swedish 

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