Conditions for participation:
* Your English is at a level where you can make yourself understandable during your time in the spotlights.
* To participate, you have to be at least 16 years old, and at least one of you has to be 18+.
* We noticed that if have a bigger shot at being chosen if you participate as a couple instead of solo.
* You have to be available on the friday before the event for instructions. You will also have to able to attend Elfia on saturday and sunday, so you can do you activities as (potential) Royal Couple.
* Your entrance for the event will be taken care of by Elfia.
* Elfia volunteers are not allowed to participate as royal candidates, unless they won’t be volunteering during the event.
If you want to participate, send us the following files:
* A promotional text about you for the elections, in englisch, dutch and german.
* Election photograph, we’d prefer a portrait of 300 D.P.I. (vertical)
* Election movie:
- The language of the movie has to be english or else it has to be subtitled in english.
- Time is not an issues, but experience learns a short, strong, informative and humoristic movie works for the audience.
- Do not use copywrited music. If you do, we can’t put your movie.Send us a link of your movie from YouTube for example, so we can link to your movie from our website.
* We will print your election poster. The conditions for the poster are:
- A3 size
- Full Colour
- A good photo with the names of the characters
- The line: “Vote for…” must be on the poster.
We love it when you promote yourself. The more people you get enthusiastic, the closer you get to the throne. However, there are a few rules to make everything run smoothly during the event:
* It’s prohibited to hand out flyers, that’s why we make posters. This way all visitors will be informed about the Royal Candidates, so they can vote for you.
* If you made an election movie, you can’t share it before it has appeared on the website from Elfia.
* If you want to use the media, that’s no problem, just make sure you inform the organisation of Elfia of your intentions. We will put you in contact with our press agency.
What to expect when you are chosen as our new Royal Couple:
* Participate in character based interviews, before and during upcoming Elfia
* Participate in press activities which will be announced later and are set up by our press agency.
* Participate with the activities as instructed in the scenario, provided to you by the Theatre Crew.
* You will make sure you’re on time for all activities.
* During Elfia you will stay in character as a Royal Couple.
* The next Elfia, the one after your reign, you will be present on saturday morning as your Royal character.
The organization of Elfia offers the winning contestants
* A hotelroom for 2 people, for saturday on sunday.
* A hotelroom for the next Elfia, for friday on saturday.
* 350 euros to spend on extra accessories for your role as king/queen
* A title as count/countess of Elfia with a matching medal.
* 12 bottles of mead for your own consumption.
* VIP access to Elfia.
* Access to Elfia in the future.
The Royal Couple will be assisted by the Theatre Crew, which consists of four people. The members of the Theatre Crew are there to support you and to make sure all activities shall go according to plan. You could see them as theatre directors. They will keep in contact with you about your schedule and participation. We will all have to work together to make this a successful event. Please keep in mind that we’re all working towards the samen goal, listen to the instructions the Theatre Crew gives you. You are free to do as you please, at times when you are not scheduled for any royal activities. Before the event starts, you’ve prepared for your roles and you are comfortable and prepared to speak to big audiences and the press. You have a professional attitude towards this experience and the event. You are down to earth, in good health and show enthusiasm towards performing your royal duties in the role of the character that you have chosen. You are prepared to work with the organisation and volunteers of Elfia a cooperative attitude towards this.
If you want to participate as Royal Candidates, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with your promotional text for the elections, your, election poster and preferably your movie before the 1st of April 2015.
Note: When there are more than five candidates willing to participate the elections, the organisation of Elfia will make a selection of candidates who may participate upcoming event.