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Video contest "EU PROJECT, MY STORY 2019" kicks off

  • Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy
Do you like being a tourist in Slovenia? Do you love travelling, exploring new places, meeting new people and recording your every move? Then enter our video contest ‘’EU PROJECT, MY STORY 2019’’. Create a short and attractive video. With a bit of luck, you might win two flight tickets to your favourite European capital. Last year’s winner chose Warsaw. Which European capital would you go to if you won the contest?

How do I enter the contest?

Send us up to 60 seconds long video showcasing a project or a person linked to the project or a story which was co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund or the Cohesion Fund. The video should explicitly highlight the EU contribution (via speech, subtitles, shot of a billboard/plaque/poster or in any other way).

The video should be filmed by a video camera or a mobile phone supporting an HD resolution of (at least) 720p (you can also make an animated video), and should be uploaded to one of your social media channels (Youtube, Vimeo, Facebook or similar). The link to the video should be submitted via form below by 10 November 2019.

The prize

Two flight tickets will be given out to the winner of online voting at The voting will start after all entries have been received and will end on 15 December 2019. The winner will be announced on 17 December 2019.

For more details go to

What are EU projects?

Have you ever visited the National Gallery of Slovenia, been to the Tivoli Waterpark, wandered along the Path of the Shepherd’s Dwarves at Krvavec or driven on the Draženci-Gruškovje motorway? You have probably already used the services provided by one of the 25 community health centres across Slovenia or eGovernment services. If you answered ‘’yes’’, then you already know at least one EU-funded project.

All these projects received EU funding, and many of them turned into success stories. Take a look around and you will recognise such projects from their slogan ‘’Investing in your future’’ or find clues at