NIGHTWISH Launch “Elán” Cover Contest

Thursday, 12th March 2015

Finland-based symphonic metal storytellers NIGHTWISH have announced a worldwide video contest to showcase the talents of their own fans.

Sign language speakers/interpreters, jazz flutists, cellists, ukulele and theremin players, expert whistlers, vocalists, guitarists, bassists, drummers, and keyboard players alike: You are all invited to create a video for your very own cover version of the NIGHTWISH single “Elán.”

Prizes for three Grand Prize Winners and two Runners Up include NIGHTWISH t-shirts, posters, and autographed photo cards. For complete contest instructions and rules, visit this location. This contest ends on Thursday, April 10th. Winners will be announced on April 16th, 2015.

The “Élan” video, directed by Ville Lipiäinen, can be seen below along with a “making of” clip.