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A competition to celebrate the special exhibition Perfume flacons – vessels for seductive fragrances

Noble, trendy, amusing, dreamy: Who will ascend to the fragrance heavens and submit the winning flacon?

21 October – 17 December 2017

What would a perfume be without its flacon? A breath of nothing, an ephemeral something. Perfumes are a small luxury and they deserve a container to match. People from times as early as ancient Egypt knew how to carry their fragrances with them permanently in beautifully crafted containers designed for the purpose.

Alluring, our offer
Over 500 bottles from the past 5,000 years can be seen in our special exhibition. Anyone who lets himself be inspired will breathe in the scent of the new, fresh ideas. The one who then brings to life the most beautiful creation from this subtle inspiration will soon experience the glorious scent of a winner’s joy.

Enter a world of seduction
The flacons needed to participate in the competition can be obtained free of charge in the Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel (Toy Worlds Museum Basle) starting 21 October 2017. How the flacons are spiced up, refined, made into masterpieces, and transformed into dream worlds is absolutely up to you. But the due date is set in stone. They must be turned in no later than 17 December 2017.

We need time to think
Participants can take a breather afterwards. The flacons will be judged by the public from 27 January to 18 February 2018. The masterpiece that attracts the most points wins. Flacons will be displayed in the shop windows in the Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel (Toy Worlds Museum Basle) after voting has stopped and until 18 March 2018.

Plenty of great prizes to win

Category A | Children up to 13 years of age

1st prize: 2-day trip to Paris for two to visit Le Grand Musée du Parfum, including train tickets and an overnight hotel stay, valued at CHF 500.00

2nd prize: 1-day trip to Paris for two to visit Le Grand Musée du Parfum, including train tickets, valued at CHF 300.00

3rd prize: 1-day trip to Paris for one to visit Le Grand Musée du Parfum, including train ticket, valued at CHF 200.00

4th–10th prize: Perfume craft kit for a child’s birthday

From 11th prize: Perfume game from Queen Games

Category B | Youth 14 years and older and adults

1st prize: Visit to Drom Fragrances in Baierbrunn near Munich with tour and your own perfume creation, customized for your flacon, valued at CHF 500.00, incl. voucher for a train ticket

2nd prize: Your very own perfume creation (100 ml), customized for your flacon, valued at CHF 300.00

3rd prize: Your very own perfume creation (50 ml), customized for your flacon, valued at CHF 200.00

4th–10th prize: Fine perfume kit Floral & Oriental

From 11th prize: Air freshener

No cash payments will be made. Competition prizes cannot be exchanged. No correspondence about the competition will be entered into. There will be no recourse to legal action. All winners will be contacted personally. The employees of the Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel (Toy Worlds Museum Basle) and their dependants are excluded from participation in the competition. All participants will be notified personally about the results of the competition by 18 March 2018. All flacons submitted will remain the property of the Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel (Toy Worlds Museum Basle) until the end of the vote. Collection of the prizes and flacons is possible during the period 3 to 20 April 2018, Tuesdays through Fridays, between 10 and 17.30. No later collection will be possible and any claims for prizes or flacons will lapse. 

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