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TreeHugging World Championships 2023


The 4th annual TreeHugging World Championships of 2023 (#TreeHugging2023) will be held on Saturday the 19th of August in our HaliPuu forest in Levi, Lapland, Finland. Participants from all over the world are welcome to join and compete for the title of World Champion – apply now and challenge our last year’s online competition winner, Kristen from the US.

Fill in the application form HERE

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Online Competition

Participating in the online competition is very simple:

1. Find your favorite tree, hug it and take a picture of your hug. Post your hug on Instagram or Facebook with both hashtags #TreeHugging2023 AND #HaliPuu by 11AM CET, Saturday 26th of August 2023. Please notice that this contest is not affiliated with Instagram or Facebook.

2. Include a description of why you love this specific tree or tree hugging in general.

You can submit your pictures between August 12th and Saturday 26th of August 2023

Live feed of Treehugging2023!

You can follow our live feed from the competition HERE

Everyone can watch and comment the Championships for free, live via YouTube on August the 19th – we would love to see you support the
contestants. Don’t forget to subscribe to our channel to ensure your free online viewing spot.

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