Finland’s most beautiful student home contest

Finnish student housing operators jointly organize Finland’s most beautiful student home contest. You have now opportunity to show that student home can also be cosy and beautiful. Show your home on a video and you could win great prizes!

A local and a final round are organized for the contest. The videos of Joensuu local competition are published on Joensuun Elli website. The winner video of local contest will automatically participate in the final contest. The videos chosen for the final are published on the Facebook event of the contest. A winner from among the videos participating in local and the final are chosen by a public voting.

Who can participate in this video contest?

Any person living in an apartment of Joensuun Elli (persons under 18 years old need a guardian’s consent). It is possible to participate alone or as a group.

Participation time

The participation time for the local competition is 29/3/2017–17/4/2017.


To participate in the competition, one has to record a video up to three minutes long under the theme “Finland’s most beautiful student home”. Sign up for the competition via email.

The email is to contain a link to a public competition entry video, and contact information of the participant(s) (last name, first name, phone number, and email address). A contestant must send the email to, with the subject line “Finland’s most beautiful student home competition”.

Producing the video

  • Theme: Finland’s most beautiful student home
  • Duration: max. 3 minutes
  • Produce the video freely with any equipment (smartphone, tablet, video camera…)
  • Video resolution recommendation: at least 720px
  • The video can be in Finnish or in English
  • Please remember to pay attention to the privacy protection and copyrights


The prize of the local contest: Gift card to an electronics store (value 99 euros)
The prize of the final contest: GoPro HERO4 Black 4K Standard Edition (value 499,90 euros)
Winners are notified in person, based on the contact information they submitted.


  • The participation time for the local competition is 29/3/2017–17/4/2017.
  • Voting time for the local contest is 24/4 - 2/5/2017.
  • Voting time for the final contest is 8/5 – 22/5/2017.
  • The winners of the local competitions are announced by 5/5/2017, and the winner of the final is announced by 24/5/2017.

Official rules of the competition

Official rules and description of file. By participating in a local competition, a participant automatically agrees to participate in the final.

More information

Minna Häyrynen 

Participate to the competition by filling and sending the entry form below!