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Why would I like to meet my neighbours from the Falkland Islands?

María Romina Dominzain is the Uruguayan winner of the competition.

The Falkland Islands

The Government of the Falkland Islands and the British Embassies in Uruguay, Brazil and Chile invited university students to participate in this regional competition to win the chance to visit the Falklands for a week, all expenses paid.

To participate, contestants had to send a one minute video answering the question: “Why would I like to meet my neighbours from the Falkland Islands?” in English before October 2 to

We are very pleased to announce María Romina Dominzain as this year’s winner along with Augusto Neubauer from Brazil and Maritza Cárdenas from Chile. They will travel to the Falkland Islands on January 2017, where hopefully they can make the most of the exchange.

María Romina Dominzain

Augusto Neubauer

Mariza Cardenas

The contest is meant to promote the cultural exchange between the Falklands and the mentioned countries, and to spread the knowledge about the Falkland Island and its people.

Published 5 September 2016
Last updated 10 November 2016 + show all updates
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