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Category @rukakuusamo Instagram

Entries competing in this category are images that reflect the spirit of nature at Ruka-Kuusamo area. The images are published in the social media service Instagram. The image must be taken in the Kuusamo area. In order to enter the competition, the photo must be posted to Instagram feed, marked with tags #kuusamonaturephoto21 and @rukakuusamo. In this category, a mere close-up of an animal or bird will not be a strong competitor. An impressive, creative image will finish first in this game. Ruka-Kuusamo will share some of the best images during the competition period!

People who live in any country and are over 18 years of age are eligible to compete in this category. In order to receive a prize, the consent of a guardian is required for children under 18 years old.

The competition in this category is organised by Ruka-Kuusamo Tourist Association. The winner of this category is selected by the personnel of Ruka-Kuusamo Tourist Association.

The competition is open during 15 May-26 August 2021. The organiser reserves the right to change the competition period for a justified reason. If the competition is prematurely terminated, the prize will be drawn among all participants who have submitted their entries by the date of the termination. The winner will be selected on 1 September 2021.

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  • In this category, the prize is a 3-day accommodation at RukaSuites43 apartment during the 2021 summer season (value approx. €255). The prize does not include other travelling expenses (flight tickets, meals, etc.). The winner will be notified via an Instagram message. If a confirmation has not been received from the winner within one week (7 days) of the notification of his or her win, or the organiser has been unable to contact the winner using other contact information submitted by the winner, the unclaimed win will be invalidated and a draw will be made.

    • The prize or any part of the prize that has not been claimed will not be compensated, and the prize cannot be exchanged for cash. The organiser will not be liable for any damages caused by the participation in the operation, receiving the prize, or the use of the prize.
    • The organiser will pay the statutory lottery tax on the prize, and the organiser has the right to publish the name of the winner in any media.
    • The winner cannot hand over the prize to a third party. The prize is always personal.

    The competition is operated via the Instagram service. The organiser is responsible for content of the images entered into the competition. The organiser is not responsible for problems caused by third parties, such as problems with Internet connections, or changes or downtime on network sites (e.g., Facebook).

  • Permit for image use in marketing is not a requirement for participation in the competition. However, in order to participate in the competition, the entrant is required to accept these rules. The organiser reserves the right to change the rules. The competition and its rules are governed by Finnish legislation, excluding provisions concerning choice of law. Any issue regarding the application or interpretation of the rules will be settled by the organiser.

    The organiser reserves the right to disqualify any individual who violates the rules of this competition, or who the organiser suspects of having used dishonest means in taking part in this competition.

  • The organiser Ruka-Kuusamo Tourist Association will handle the participants’ personal data in accordance with the Personal Data Act.  Read more on Ruka-Kuusamo Personal Data Register. Open link Customer Register Privacy Policy. Opens in a new tab.