Congrats to Carlos Roberto González Meyer & Maria Fernanda Navarro and all the 2016 finalists!
This year we have a record number of entries in our Travel Video Contest: 159. Not only did the sheer number of entries received exceed our expectations, but the talent in each video was impressive beyond words. After much deliberation, we named 14 finalists out of this tremendous group of compelling videos to continue into the next round for a chance to be our 2016 Grand Prize winner.
In addition to the 14 finalists our Viewers’ Choice winner has also been named, thanks to the votes of our wonderful visitors like you! We are excited to announce the $1,000 Viewers’ Choice award and automatic entry into the finalist round is A Couple of MBAÂ’s by Carlos Roberto González Meyer and Maria Fernanda Navarro! This likeable duo keeps viewers smiling while acting out their dream and plan to study in Canada. Watch A Couple of MBAÂ’s and see why they received so many votes!
The 2016 Finalists are:
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This Magic World
I decided to share my story with you by writing and recording an original song. It tells the story of my life and how I came from one of the most impoverished and dangerous states in Mexico, to study music and art in the USA.
Dream, Believe, and Make It Happen!
The story of a girl from an orphanage who has a big dream. Ever since she was little, she has always wanted to become an obstetrician and to study abroad. She had a lot of obstacles to achieve her dream along the way . However, sheâ€™s now one step closer.
The Urban Archi
I started architecture with the belief that I could make a difference in South Africa, my home, a place defined by inequality, crime, vulnerability, discrimination and which, for the most part lacks a sense of place in cities that are rapidly urbanising.
A Couple of MBAÂ´s
We (Marifer & Carlos) want to share with you our story: who we are, what we want to achieve, and our contribution to other people with dreams like ours.
The Short-Sighted Gazer
A young artist trying to take off while seeking approval from the toughest critic: himself. After having to quit college because of my health, going back to school is all that goes through my head. I want to grow and attain experience.
MY JOURNEY TO PROTECT PLANET EARTH
This video describes how my passion for learning and love for nature led me to study climate change in the US, and how traveling is an important part of my studies.
Throughout my life, I have always loved feeling the atmospheres of different places. Each place has it's own vibe, I like being exposed to what the world has to offer.
This is Alan
I'm an engineering student and a skateboarder from Mexico City, im always traveling with my skateboard but in this part of my life i want to travel for engineering projects, I would travel to any part of the world.
Many Cultures, One Soul.
This video shows how I see the world and how, regardless any race or country, or even language, we can all be friends. I am Estefany Castellanos, a Mexican Mechatronics Engineering student who loves acting and singing, and I'm going to study one semester abroad in Austria, during the spring term...
If you mix blue and red...
Growing up in the Dominican Republic with parents from two different cultures was a challenge that launched me into studying abroad.
At the Other End of the Rainbow
Travelling on a small budget and offering help instead of exchanging money is my passion. Now I want to give back to a worldwide community of people like me by travelling to find them and by telling their story with my camera.
The Way of The Bow
Japan and China share a lot of traditional cultures. This is the story of a Chinese student who wants to find his own culture and identity in another Country.
Let Your Heart Lead You
A description of myself. My vision and my plans for the future. I want to show how it is important to follow your emotions and your heart. With your help I will be able to show that everything is possible and that dreams come true.
Can't Ever Let Go
My parents were against me playing soccer, as I was really young when I started playing. However, nothing stopped me from chasing my goals and accomplishing my dreams, I carried on.
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