The passport game has become a traditional part of Europe Day, and involves a fun treasure hunt through different representations of foreign countries situated in Tallinn. The participants have a chance to win a gift vouchers for travelling in Europe, worth either 300, 700 or 1000 EUR.
Depending on your level of ambition and ability, choose one of the following routes:
- Short route – number 1. You need to visit two locations and collect 17 stamps. Everyone who has completed this route will be entered into a prize draw for a gift voucher worth 300 EUR.
- Mid-length route – number 2. You need to visit eight locations and collect 23 stamps. Everyone who has completed this route will be entered into a prize draw for a gift voucher worth 700 EUR.
- Long route – number 3. You would need to visit 12 locations and collect 27 stamps. Everyone who has completed this route will be entered into a prize draw for a gift voucher worth 1000 EUR.
From the Vabaduse Square you can find the embassies of Austria, Bulgaria, Spain, Croatia, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Hungary and the United Kingdom. Have a look what activities they offer here.
At their own premises you can find: Estonia (in the National Library, Tõnismägi 2), the Netherlands (Rahukohtu 4-1), Lithuania (Uus 15), Latvia (Tõnismägi 10), France (Kuninga 4), Sweden (Pikk 28), Romania (Rävala 5, 5th floor), Germany (Toom-Kuninga 11), Finland (Kohtu 4) and Denmark (Wismari 5). In addition to the representations of the EU Member States the European Union is represented in the EU House (Laikmaa 15) – the European Parliament Information Office, the Representation of the European Commission in Estonia, and eu-LISA (EU Agency for Large-Scale IT agency). Check out their activities here.
To take part in the Passport Game, follow these instructions:
- Take a passport for the game from the Vabaduse Square Information tent.
- Fill in your contact details.
- Choose one of the three itineraries (1, 2 or 3) and visit all the required check-points (embassies) before 15:00.
- Take a stamp in your game passport at each location.
- Bring the filled out passport to the information tent on the Vabaduse Square by 15:30 at the latest.
- All passports that contain all the necessary stamps will participate in a prize drawing at 16:00 on the main stage on the Vabaduse Square. The main prizes are three travel checks to Europe worth 300, 700 and 1000 euro depending on the itinerary completed.
Use the passport game app
This year a nifty app called LiveTeam will help you to find your way in the passport game more easily and quickly, with a map showing the locations of all the embassies. This smart solution also allows you to track your friends in real time, communicate with them with ease, and see locations together with information shared by yourself and other users. Treasure hunters who are hungry for an even greater adventure can also compete with their friends on who will be the fastest person to complete the route!
It is easy to start using the app:
- Download the LiveTeam app on your smartphone for free — you can find it in your app store by searching “LiveTeam”.
- When first using the app, you will need to enter your phone number. The app will then check the validity of the number by making a test call from abroad (no need to pick up) or sending a PIN code by text.
- Your phone number will act as your username — just enter your name and choose a suitable icon.
Tips to unlock the opportunities in your app:
- Turn on the GPS and mobile data on your phone — this way you can see your own and your friends’ location on your phone and any publicly shared information about the different stops!
- Turn on “Event“ in your app – this way you can communicate with your friends and share your location with them! To create or join a group you will need a unique code. After joining a group, you will immediately become visible to others.
- In the messaging section, you can talk to other participants. Everyone who is taking part in the event will be able to see the messages you post.
- By holding down your finger on your desired location for a bit longer, it will unlock a selection for saving, sharing or adding it as your destination.
Enjoy using the app on your exciting adventure ahead!