Are you a young millennial between 19 and 29 years old? Do you live in one of these countries: Italy, Malta, Spain, Greece, Cyprus and Croatia? Do you believe in diversity and multiculturalism? Tell us with a photo or with a video what is inclusion in your country, and why it makes you feel good!
THE CONTEST HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30th!!!
I Feel Good Contest: Terms and Conditions:
The TandEM contest (referred as “I Feel Good” contest) is organized by –the International Organization for Migration- IOM (“the organizer”). The topic of the contest is multiculturalism, inclusion and youth empowerment, and the call to action is the following: “Are you a young millennial between 19 and 29 years old? Do you live in one of these countries: Italy, Malta, Spain, Greece, Cyprus and Croatia? Do you believe in diversity and multiculturalism? Tell us with a photo or with a video what is inclusion in your country, and why it makes you feel good!” The organizer has the right to extend contest’s period, modify contest’s mechanism and withdraw the contest at any time and without notice. The terms and conditions set out herein are valid and effective throughout the whole duration of the contest. The contest starts on May 27th 2019 and closing date for submissions is September 30th 2019 midnight CEST.
1. Who can participate?
The contest is open to young people of all nationalities aged 19 – 29 and currently living in one of the TandEM project countries: Italy, Malta, Spain, Greece, Cyprus and Croatia. All participants must have been living in one of the 6 countries at least since May 2018 up to now (minimum 1 year). Participants should have a keen interest on topics like multiculturalism, inclusion and youth empowerment. Participants to the I Feel Good contest must be between 19 – 29 years old at the time of the production and submission of their videos/ pictures. Employees of the organizer, employees of TandEM partner associations and their family members are not eligible to participate in the contest.
2. The I Feel Good contest accepts entries in two formats:
Participants can choose to participate in the I Feel Good contest by submitting a photo and/or a video. Participants can send max 3 contributions choosing between photos and videos. While the people appearing in the videos and photos do not necessarily have to be young, the person who produces the photo or the video must be between 19 – 29 years old, and the product must reflect her/his thoughts and opinions about the contest’s topic.
2.1 Pictures format:
Participants must upload their photos in the dedicated box of the submission form. Photos can be taken with any camera or other digital device (cellphones included); a caption must be included to explain the meaning and context of the photos in relation to the country and to contest’s topic; a dedicated box for captions can be found in the submission form. Entries cannot contain profanities or material that some audience may find inappropriate or offensive.
2.2 Video submission and format:
Participants must upload their video either on Vimeo or YouTube and provide the organizer with the video URL in the dedicated box of the submission form. Video length must be between 50 seconds and 1.50 minute, including title and opening/closing credits. Any submission falling outside the time restraints will be automatically disqualified. Videos can be recorded with any digital device (cellphones included). A caption must be included to explain the meaning and context of the video in relation to the country and to the contest’s topic; a dedicated box for captions can be found in the submission form. Entries cannot contain profanities or material that some audience may find inappropriate or offensive. The video must be either in English or, be accompanied by English subtitles in case of non-English entries. Video entries can be of any genre: video recording, documentary, music video, animation, etc. Recommended video resolution: 640p x 480p.
3. Winners selection:
External users can vote one favorite picture and one favorite video using their Facebook profile, which includes accepting the relevant Facebook Terms and Conditions. In this way, 10 best videos and 10 best photos in each country will be selected like-based. Out of these 20 most voted contents, a national jury (one per country) will choose 2 best entries per country. The national jury will be composed of local representatives of the associations and entities that have collaborated with IOM in carrying the different TandEM activities. The national juries will include: students’ associations representatives, TandEM student committees’ members, photographers, video makers, IOM staff members and religious communities’ representatives. The selection criteria that the juries will apply are the following: quality of the entry, coherence with the topic and creativity. Out of the 12 local winners (2 x country), the 2 final regional* winners will be selected by an international jury. The 2 winners will be announced during TandEM final event gala that will take place in Brussels in November 2019.
* “Regional” refers to Southern Europe TandEM area: Spain, Italy, Malta, Croatia, Greece and Cyprus.
All 12 local winners will win a trip to Brussels** to attend the TandEM final event gala, where all winning entries will be showcased! All winners will also have the chance to visit the European Commission and the European Parliament. The 2 winners will be announced during the same night and will receive exciting additional prizes!
**The trip to Brussels for all 12 local winners will include cost coverage in advance for travel and accommodation.
5. Data Protection
By participating in the contest, the participants agree for IOM to process their personal data included in the Submission Form in accordance with the IOM Data Protection Principles and to share them with the IOM partners for this contest. Participants also agree for their full name and country of residence to become publicly available together with their entry.
6. Intellectual Property
Participants will maintain the copyrights and any other intellectual property rights relating to their entries.
Notwithstanding the above, all participants to the contest
(i) authorize IOM and its partners in the framework of the TandEM project to use and reproduce the entries (pictures and videos) in line with the TandEM project objectives and in particular with the aim to promote dialogue, understanding and inclusion in Southern Europe.
(ii) authorize IOM to use and reproduce the entries (pictures and videos) outside the scope of the Project for future use in its work, including to:
– Increase knowledge and understanding of migration issues.
– Raise awareness in campaigns, promotional activities, communication strategies and public communications
– Document and promote IOM’s work.
– Inform IOM’s donors, partners, the media, the general public and others about IOM’s programs and activities.
The means of use of the entries (pictures or videos) by IOM may include, but is not limited to, use in publications, promotional material, brochures, reports, articles, presentations, future exhibitions and display on the websites of IOM and other third-party electronic format media outlets.
In submitting their entries (pictures and videos) to the contest, participants to the contest understand the intended use and reproduction of the entries and hereby give their permission for the above-mentioned purposes. They also understand that any entry may be shown in a public environment.
Participants acknowledge that IOM is not obliged to use the entries.
Participants hereby release, discharge and agree to hold harmless IOM from any liability or damage caused, directly or indirectly, to them in connection with this authorization by virtue of the use of any of the entries for the purpose of the contest or for IOM’s use and reproduction.
Participants acknowledge that they will not receive any remuneration for the entries or for the use of the entries and that no payment or further consideration shall be effected.
7. Status of IOM
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a waiver, expressed or implied, of any of the privileges and immunities enjoyed by the Organizer as an international organization.
8. How to participate:
To submit your entries, go to www.iomintandem.com and create your account to access the I Feel Good contest submission form. Fill the form in and upload your photos/ attach the web link of your videos. Incomplete submissions will lead to disqualification. Deadline for submission is 30th September 2019 at midnight (CEST). The organizer is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty in accessing the internet, service outages or delays, computer difficulties or other technical issues, or any entries not received within the deadline.