Microsoft have launched a new Windows Phone promotion with a prize of a trip to Finland (the home of Nokia). Launched as part of Into by Windows Phone which aims to “bring you closer” to Windows Phone with offers and special content for Windows Phone fans, you can also win a pair of tickets to a social event by ex-Blur’s Alex James.

To win the trip to Finland you have to take a picture of yourself dressed for the Finnish winter and upload it through the into app, details below:



Connect with our new into by Windows Phone app and be in with a chance to win a trip to Finland – if you can brave the cold

Are you into Windows Phone? If so, it just got a whole lot more rewarding. Whatever it is you’re into,into by Windows Phonewill bring it closer to you, all in one place.

into will bring you exciting handpicked offers that you can share with friends, introduce you to new experiences and offer up the chance to see videos and articles from amazing UK contributors. It could even get you and your friends into some unique events.

So how do you get into it? Like this: just showed a mate your Windows Phone? You’re already gaining points to unlock content from some incredible contributors.  Tweeted about some great things you can do with your phone? You’re tweeting yourself and your friends a pass into some amazing events in music, food and much more besides.

But what does this have to do with Finland? To celebrate the launch of into and the arrival of the new Nokia Lumia 800 with Windows Phone we’ve teamed up with our friends at British Airways to give you the chance to unlock an icy cold arctic adventure – a long weekend trip for two to Finland, home of Nokia. We’ll also give you two stunning new Nokia Lumia 800s to boot.

Are you brave enough?

Finland is a cold, cold place. To unlock your chance to win, you’ll need to prove that you’re prepared for the wintry conditions. First, access the Windows Phone into app on Facebook here. Once you’ve accessed the app, you’ll see our icy cold arctic adventure advertised right there on the home screen.

What next?

Take a photo of yourself suitably dressed for the cold Finnish winter and upload it through the into app.  Whether this means wearing as many clothes as you can at one time, or dressing up in a costume you’ve designed especially to keep out the cold, we want to see photographic evidence of your Finnish fashion finesse. Then, simply click the button which says ‘tweet my entry’ which will post the line: ‘I’m hoping to go on an icy cold trip to Finland thanks to #intoWP. Here’s my take on Finnish fashion: (automatic hyperlink to your image). Get the into app and enter here.

The Windows Phone team and a Nokia expert will judge who’s best-dressed for the Finnish winter weather. The lucky winner – plus one friend – will be jetting off to Finland on Club Europe flights with British Airways. You’ll be staying in the stunning Snow Hotel for one night – but don’t worry, we’ll also put you up in a warm and cosy teepee cabin for two nights. You’ll also get the chance to take in the amazing Finnish landscape on a snowmobile and even get to drive your own husky sleigh across this magical arctic scenery.

Up for it? Enter  via the into app on Facebook here by 12:00:00 pm on 12/12/2011 for your chance to unlock an icy cold adventure. Good luck!

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