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Call for Influencers for our hikes in Puglia

The European Association of the Via Francigena ways is looking for 2 influencers/bloggers to document two hiking events that will take place from 12 to 15 September 2024 from Bari to Monopoli, and from 27 to 29 September 2024 from Torre Canne (Fasano) to Brindisi. The hikes are organized as part of the  Erasmus+ HIKE project, in collaboration with international partners such as Paths of Greece and Turkish Culture Routes Society The project aims to promote healthy lifestyles through outdoor activities that encourage a slow-paced exploration of the area.

During the two weekends, the 6 daily hikes will be interspersed with workshops, activities, and labs focused on physical activity and hiking safety. Each hike will involve 25 participants per day. The arrival in Brindisi will also coincide with the European Week of Sport celebrations. If this initiative interests you, here are all the details:

Participation Period:

One weekend of your choice between:

  • 12-15 September 2024 (from Bari to Monopoli)
  • 27-29 September 2024 (from Torre Canne to Brindisi)

What We Ask:

Before the Event:

  • 1 post and a minimum of 5 Instagram stories announcing your participation in the event, giving visibility to the technical materials of our partners, according to the instructions and tags agreed upon with AEVF.

During the Event:

  • A minimum of 10 Instagram stories per day on your profile.
  • 1 post on one of your social media channels for each day of the hike, according to the tags and instructions provided by the AEVF staff.

After the Event:

  • 1 co-reel for Instagram.
  • If you have a blog: 1 final article on your blog with a link to our site.
  • If you have a YouTube channel: a short final video recounting the experience.
  • If you do not have a blog or a YouTube channel, we can host a guest post written by you on our website.
  • Share with us 30 high-resolution photos.

What You Will Receive from AEVF:

  • A comprehensive fee of €1,000 gross (all taxes included), which includes travel costs to and from the starting point and returning home after the event.
  • Accommodations and meals are covered by the organizers.
  • Our partners kindly provided technical materials: a Ferrino backpack, a pair of Garmont shoes, and a CAMCO technical shirt.
  • Visibility on AEVF social media channels (Instagram +31.4K followers, Facebook +74K followers).

How to Apply:

Send us your application by Monday, August 5, to the email address including:

  • Email subject: Influencer application “HIKE Puglia” indicating which weekend you prefer.
  • Your portfolio/media kit listing your social media channels, blog, website, YouTube channel.
  • A brief motivational letter (1 page maximum).

For more details about the HIKE project, please consult this link

If you want to participate in hikes in Greece in October and in Türkiye in November 2024, follow the news on the project website or contact the team via email.

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