Dear Fans!

Here is the list of photographers I chose based on several thousands of great shots I received for the photo gallery of ACT I DVD and Blu-Ray.

Thank you all for taking part in the contest! The winners will be contacted soon via E-Mail by Edel / earMUSIC.

  • Alena Svambergova
  • Ana Hace
  • Analia Giovanniello
  • Camille Blondiaux
  • Cecilia Giovanniello
  • Cecilia Luciana Plachot
  • Diogo Duarte
  • Eleonora Pedron
  • Erika van de Staaij
  • Eva Cervenkova
  • Fanny Larcher
  • Gabriel Hudec
  • Gabriela Strelska
  • Guilherme Vasconcelos de Almeida
  • Ignacio Andres Benzi
  • Isabel Fernandez Rodriguez
  • Julieta Di Marco
  • Kamila Stojanovova
  • Karina Wieczorek
  • Karolina August
  • Leen Wouters
  • Lenka Adamova
  • Lotte Matthys
  • Lukas Potera
  • Maaike Essenstam
  • Maciej Sciezor
  • Margarita Mosolova
  • Marianna Morgante
  • Marijana Henezi
  • Matias Brandan
  • Mauricio Montiel
  • Nadine Schulte
  • Pablo Sanabria
  • Patricio Tartara Shanahan
  • Paula Diaz
  • Pavel Simo
  • Rebecca Werner
  • Sabrina Marchiori
  • Sandra Wojtowicz
  • Sergey Sukhorukov
  • Soledad Diez
  • Therese Holt
  • Ubaeva Alina
  • Valentina Sodiro
  • Yamil Jose Anello

And the best photos were from:

  1. George Argyris # 1
  2. Morganna Soleilk # 2
  3. Elizabeta Okhrimenko # 3


With love, Tarja


We would love you to be a part of Tarja’s next DVD/Blu-Ray “ACT I” with your photos.

If you have been one of the fans that took some photos in any of the concerts from the year 2012, this message is for you! You will have time to take part in the “ DVD/Blu-Ray Photo Gallery Contest” starting now and until 25th of June. *update* The contest is over! *update*

Rules are very easy:

  1.  Please email your photos to
  2.  Photos should be originals without signatures or watermarks. If you are sending more than one photo, please use a file  sharing program like yousendit or similar.
  3. Add your name, address (postal zip code too) and email address.
  4. Be sure to include the date and location of the show in which you took the photos.


The photos will be delivered to Tarja who will personally select the ones that will be used for “ACT I” DVD/Blu-Ray Photo Gallery.

Every photographer / fan whose photo (or maybe more than one photo) is chosen, will receive a free “ACT I” DVD.

The photo chosen by Tarja as the best picture will have a special prize courtesy of earMUSIC:

Transportation and hotel accommodation in his/her country or the nearby country Tarja will perform in (in case she wont perform in your home country) until 2015 for the winner plus a friend!

And, of course, also free tickets for the concert and the chance to meet Tarja backstage where she will give you a free CD and DVD of “ACT I”.
The 2nd and 3rd best photos winners will get 2 tickets for any Tarja concert until 2015 plus a free DVD and CD of “ACT I”.

Please print the following text, sign it, scan it and email it together with your photos to

Participation conditions: Participation is not dependent on product purchase. Contact information will be used exclusively for contest purposes and future newsletter mailings and will not be given to a third party. The prize will not be substituted with cash. Persons must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible. Employees of earMUSIC, Edel, Tarja and their relatives are forbidden from taking part in the contest. The contest ends on 25th of June 2012. The contest can be terminated or changed at any time without prior notification. Legal recourse is prohibited and no legal correspondence regarding the contest is possible. By taking part in the sweepstake the participant bindingly accepts the participation conditions.

If you decide to take part in the contest, don’t forget to send also photos of the band members, complete band or anything you consider of interest for the photo gallery.
Once all the photos have been chosen we will inform the winners in and will be also notified via email.

Let the contest begin and good luck!

I hereby authorize earMUSIC to use my photographs (as a whole or portions thereof in unchanged or adapted form, e.g. changed photographically or on the computer, colored, touched up, etc. in any possible way and in any technical form) that I took during a show of Tarja Turunen without any fee or compensation of any kind for the purpose of using in a Photo Gallery to be included in “ACT I” DVD and Blu-Ray. Therefore, I transfer all exploitation rights concerning the photographs chosen for the Photo Gallery, exclusive and transferable, with no restrictions in content, time or place to earMUSIC.

I warrant that I am the sole holder of all rights transferred by this declaration and that I have not transferred them to a third party before the release of the DVD. I warrant that I have not adapted the work of third parties for the photo, or if I have that I have acquired all of the rights hereto and that I am entitled to transfer these to earMUSIC. I release earMUSIC from all third-party or co-author claims. EarMUSIC will credit me as the photographer in the DVD and Blu-Ray.

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