Lonely Planet Writer

Russian and ex-Soviet cities to host first World Cup Selfie Contest

Moscow and Tver in Russia, Vitsebsk in Belarus, as well as Astana in Kazakhstan and Baku in Azerbaijan will be the host cities for the first ever World Cup Selfie Contest.

Taking a selfie.
Taking a selfie. Image by Sarah Nichols / CC BY-SA 2.0

It will take place throughout March 2016 under the slogan ‘Make yourself and your country famous’. Top 100 entries will be selected by an international jury, and 50 finalists will compete for the title. There will be various categories such as selfies near places of interest, selfies in traditional costume and so on. Read more: calvertjournal.com