Colours of Albania

Colours of Albania

#ColoursofAlbania – Digital Diplomacy in Action

 

What is #ColoursofAlbania?

 

Nationwide campaign and photo contest on social media to promote Albania (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Web)

 

Use your imagination to introduce Albania!

 

This initiative aims at portraying the image of the country, by displaying and sharing across the world our society's true colors, enchanting towns and villages, pristine beaches and landscapes, as well as historical Albanian markets and castles. #ColoursofAlbania Contest

 

The subject is free, including religious coexistence, Albanian society, art, culture, etc. Each week the subject will be published on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter pages, websites of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Albanian diplomatic missions abroad and other public institutions.

 

Duration

 

The promotion of #ColoursofAlbania will start on April 24, 2017 and will last until July 30, 2017.

 

Participants

 

The contest is open to all Albanian citizens and especially young people, who are passionate about photography, travel, art, culture, nature, etc.

 

Partners in promoting #ColoursofAlbania

 

Public Institutions who supported us: #ColoursofAlbania is a project of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Albania, supported by Royal Norwegian Embassy in Pristina, which aims at exploring the theme "Albania is beautiful" through the collection of creative pictures by users of Instagram and other social media.

 

Well-known personalities who have supported us over the years: Ermonela Jaho, Saimir Pirgu, Kledi Kadiu, Alban Nimani, Nëntor Orseku and National Football Team.

 

Rules

 

1. Follow your imagination and take pictures depicting the beauty of Albania;

2. Publish pictures in your Instagram profile, with the hashtag #CouloursofAlbania;

3. TAG our Instagram profile @ColoursofAlbania;

4. TAG on Facebook @ColoursofAlbania;

5. You can send your pictures by hitting “CHECK IN” at the place where it was taken;

6. You can send pictures published months ago, as long as you use the #ColoursofAlbania hashtag.

 

Prizes

 

• First place;

• Two second places;

• Three third places.  

 

Winners will be invited to attend the photo exhibition and activities to be held in the framework of #ColoursofAlbania.

 

Winning pictures will be part of a booklet to be distributed to all Albanian diplomatic missions abroad and moreover, it will be used as a symbolic gift of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.