Saturday, March 19, 2011

Yuri's Night Zero-G Contests Are Open now!

Yuri’s Night has announced their two contests, the “Call to Humanity” Space Exploration Advertisement Competition and Yuri’s Night International Space Sweepstakes. These contests are now officially open and the organizers are accepting entries. $18,000 in space-themed prizes are being offered through these two contests, both of which are completely free to enter.

According the press release send by the Brice Russ, Media Team Chair of Youri's Night 2011,The Space Exploration Advertisement Competition will award a 4-day tour of Moscow, Russia, including a microgravity flight in an Ilyushin-76 aircraft, to an artist, designer or creative individual who creates a print ad which best captures the wonder of space and demonstrates the potential to best inspire the public."The winner will be judged by a celebrity panel of space notables, but entries will also be eligible for a fan-voted People’s Choice Award with another exciting set of prizes", he added. The deadline for entries are due by March 31st,2011.

Following the explanation of the contests, Russ further added, "If you’re not quite as artistically talented, sign up for the Russian Space Tour Sweepstakes, a free drawing which gives space enthusiasts around the world a chance to win a 10-day “VIP Lift-Off In Baikonur” package, which includes the opportunity to witness the launch of a Soyuz rocket live and in person. The winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries".

Moreover,Yuri’s Night is still in the middle of our YN11 Video Contest, awarding a cash prize to the creator of the best tribute video celebrating the 50th anniversary of human spaceflight. As of March 12th, Yuri’s Night will be releasing daily videos recorded by members of the Association of Space Explorers, including Alexey Leonov, Chris Hadfield and Valentina Tereshkova, in support of the continued exploration of outer space; contest participants are encouraged to make use of these videos in their entries.

So, what are you waiting for. You may be the one who will have this great opportunity experience space life representing Nepal!

For more information on these competitions, visit their contests page at http://yurisnight.net/contests/. Don’t delay–get started on your entries now!

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