EU-wide video contest under the motto “Border Issues, Border Solutions”:

Organised by the INTERACT programme with the support of the European Commission for this year's edition of the European Cooperation Day


The INTERACT programme with the support of the European Commission (DG Regio) organizes an EU-wide video contest under the motto ‘border issues, border solutions’ for this year’s edition of European Cooperation Day. European projects, programmes (cross-border, transnational, interregional, Instrument for Pre-Accession (IPA CBC) and European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI CBC) and individual film-makers are encouraged to share their videos highlighting the results and benefits of cooperation in Europe.

The winners of the video contest will win a trip to Milan to be part of the European Cooperation Day kickoff event on 16 September!

All submitted videos (not only the winner) will be showcased during this year’s Open Days in Brussels in the Committee of the Regions cinema room on Wednesday 8 October. This means a great chance to maximize the visibility of your region and the added value of European Cooperation!

Short summary of the guidelines of the video contest:

- The subject of the videos should refer to activities of the programming period 2007 – 2013. They should depict the challenges of European borders or reflect achievement of European cooperation.

- They should not exceed the maximum length of 3 minutes.

- They may be professional or amateur.

- All videos should be in English or have at least English subtitles.

- Originality and creativity will be highly valued.

Only videos complying with the Terms of Reference will be considered for participation.

Videos can be uploaded until 15 July (midnight), so go to the official website now and participate! The voting will take place between 16 July and 15 August and winners will be contacted by the end of August.

Feel free to contact the INTERACT team at in case you have any questions. 

(Source of this information: INTERACT Point Valencia)

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