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Outdoor Photo Exhibition Opening at Raoul Wallenbergs Torg , Stockholm – 25th June 2013

Save the date! The landmark outdoor photo exhibition, “Wild Wonders of Europe” is coming to Raoul Wallenbergs Torg in central Stockholm, Sweden opening on Tuesday, 25th June 2013.

Following on from its acclaimed success in Madrid’s El Retiro Park last autumn,  the exhibition now continues its tour of Europe, coming to Sweden for the first time this summer with the support of the main partners Rewilding Europe  and the Swedish Postcode Lottery, together with Japan Photo, Nikon Nordic, WWF Sweden, Select Travel,  Alandiabolagen, the Stockholm Culture Festival. Nature’s Best and the Stockholms Läns Landsting regional board.

The exhibition will remain on display throughout the summer into early October and offers free entry 24 hours a day. 

The exhibition showcases 100 impressive, life size photos from all 48 European countries, revealing the stunning natural treasures of our continent. The unseen, unexpected and unforgettable wildlife and wild places that most of us don’t even know exist. It’s about the joy of wildness. About what is still out there and what we risk losing. Why it matters to us. And why we need to protect it.

Wild Wonders of Europe is the world’s largest nature conservation communication campaign, ever. This unique pan-European initiative directed by Magnus Lundgren, Florian Möllers, Staffan Widstrand and Bridget Wijnberg, is a celebration of our common European natural heritage and the amazing story of Europe’s wildlife comeback.
 
The emotional power of breathtaking photography taken by 69 of Europe’s finest nature and wildlife photographers who were commissioned by Wild Wonders of Europe to conduct the 135 photo missions reveal to us the natural wonders that we are at risk of losing, show that conservation works, and that we just need more of it.

We now bring you this uplifting message for which seven of Sweden’s world-renowned photographers were selected to do assignments – Magnus Lundgren (Wild Wonders Business Director), Staffan Widstrand?(Wild Wonders Managing Director). Anders Geidemark, Magnus Elander, Martin Falklind, Mireille de la Lez and Peter Lilja A special selection of images from Rewilding Europe’s rewilding activities will also be on display.

Exhibition Touring Agent: The Wild Wonders of Europe exhibition tour is organized by Life Exhibitions, founded by Stine Norden and Søren Rud, previously responsible for acclaimed exhibitions  in Stockholm like “The Earth from Above” and ’Spirit of the Wild’.

Main Project Partners – WWF International, National Geographic Society, Nikon, Nokia, Rewilding Europe.

For more information contact:
Swedish PR Representative: Ann Dahlberg – ann@wild-wonders.com  +46 73 925 42 69,  +46 8 583 518 31

Staffan Widstrand – Managing Director staffan@wild-wonders.com  +46 70 657 33 24
Magnus Lundgren – Business Director Magnus@wild-wonders.com +46 708 753610
Further information can be obtained from www.wild-wonders.com

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