Have you planned to travel in France this summer? Or are you going to celebrate your holidays in Finland in a French style? Share your best holiday photo before 30th July 2017 and win one of our three gifts*!

The participation to the contest is open to everyone: Take a picture of your favorite scene under the four themes from your travels in France or French style holidays in Finland and post it on your Instagram account. Tell us a little bit about the photo and where did you take it. Don’t forget to use the hashtags #ranskalainenkesä or #monétefrançais and identify @IFFINLANDE on your picture. Then, don’t forget to follow us on Instagram.

Themes of the contest:

1) Landscape (city, countryside, beach, mountains…)

2) Art and Architecture (painting, statue, object, performing arts, building, streets, parks and gardens…)

3) French Kitchen (preparation, traditional dish or drink, café, brasserie, restaurant…)

4) The French Look (men, women, children)

We will repost your pictures on our official account and tag you! Three most “liked” pictures will win free online French course with Frantastique or French Institute’s library card including free use of Culturethèque for one year (2017-2018) or either a pre-dinner drink at the French style wine bar “BasBas” in city center in Helsinki. Winners will be announced on the 4th of august at the latest on our social network accounts, and they will be personally contacted.

Bonne chance !

*The gift will be delivered only in Finland.

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The contest will be organised between 8th June and 30th July 2017. Photos will be accepted until 30th July. Any photo that has published and tagged after the deadline will not be published on IFFinlande instagram account and will not participate to the contest.

Post your photo, identify @IFFinlande, use the hashtags #ranskalainenkesä or #monétefrançais and follow us!

Winner can win only one gift. There is no limit to post photos by participant.

Three most “liked” pictures will be the winners. We will count the “likes” on Tuesday 1st August 2017.

We reserve the right to not publish pictures that are not appropriate or are illegal.

Be sure you respect copyrights. IFF is not responsible for violating those rights.


1 free online French course with Frantastique, equivalent to two months lessons (value 90 €).

1 French Institute’s library card including free use of Culturethèque for one year (value 25 €).

1 pre-dinner drink for 1-2 persons at BasBas wine bar.

The gift can be collected from the French Institute or it can be delivered inside the Finnish territory.