The Paris - North Cape Photo Adventure arrives to Tampere - Visit Tampere

The Paris – North Cape Photo Adventure arrives to Tampere

14.08.2019

 

The city of Tampere will become one of the main stages of the Paris – North Cape Photo Adventure. This year marks the 19th time this unique photo and sports event is organized, and the rally is on between 23rd of July and 23rd of August. Tampere will become the main stage for this competition between 15th and 17th of August

 

What is The Paris – North Cape Photo Rally?

The Paris – North Cape Photo Rally was born in 1986, when a 19-year-old Philippe Boucher, the founder and father of this competition. This year, over 80 people from different parts of France, Switzerland, and Belgium will arrive on 15th of August to Tampere.

The Paris North Cape Photo Adventure gathers around 25 teams (approximately 65 people), from three to six European countries with the idea of crossing Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The participants have hikes every 4 days on small footpaths in the middle of the nature in each destination and in some cities along the route. The winner of the competition is the best photographer, after 10 photo treks, 10 000 km and 7 different photo juries consisting of local photographers and photo enthusiasts.

 

Tampere leg of the race

This is the first year the adventure route includes Tampere. This leg of the race is the longest and the Tampere region route consist of the most picturesque nature places such as Helvetinjärvi and Seitseminen national parks, Pispalanharju, and highlights the proximity of the nature to the city.
Precise program in detail: www.pariscapnord.com/tampere

Over 80 people from different parts of France, Switzerland, and Belgium will arrive on 15th of August to Tampere.

The jury in Tampere comprises of local photographers, photo enthusiasts and nature lovers. See all the members of the Tampere jury with the links to their Instagram accounts: www.pariscapnord.com/tampere

 

Contact:

Olga Javits
Specialist, Marketing&Communications / Visit Tampere
Telephone +358 40 865 0243
olga.javits@visittampere.fi

 

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