Are you the face of Christmas?

By on 02/12/2011 in News

On the day the first door was opened on a giant advent calendar at Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market, a competition has been launched for visitors to become one of the faces of advent, on display to the thousands who visit every day.

Visitors are being invited to take a picture of themselves their family or their friends enjoying the market, with one lucky winners picture set to be blown up to one metre square and featured on the calendar as the giant image behind the doors unveiled to the public on Sunday 18th December.

The picture will join images of Birmingham and Frankfurt at Christmas on the festive feature, which is located on a purpose built stall on New Street, by the junction with Corporation Street and the Pallasades ramp.

To enter the competition simply send an image with your contact details to press.office@birmingham.gov.uk

The winning image will be selected by German traders, with help from the Christmas Moose (@chrismoose2011 on twitter), with the photographer and those featured invited to open the advent calendar to reveal it on Sunday 18th December.

Closing date for entry is noon on Monday 12th December

* Please send just one image per entry

* The winning entry will need to be high enough resolution to be blown up to one metre x one metre

* Please ensure you have permission for the image to be used on the calendar of all those featured in close-up before submitting

ENDS

For more information please contact Simon Houltby on 0121 303 3503

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