Friday, July 17, 2009


Let the challenge begin! Apply now for the second annual Sony Ericsson FanWalk experience at for the chance to attend the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards and win the ultimate prize of presenting an Award live on stage. Sony Ericsson is partnering with MTV Networks International for the fourth time, to offer all music lovers this once-in-a-lifetime music adventure that will see 100 dedicated fans walk from Hamburg to Berlin, from October 27 to November 5.

An unforgettable experience, a music adventure, a thrilling challenge – and 99 new friends from all over Europe: that is Sony Ericsson’s FanWalk, enabling music enthusiasts to be part of an international movement of fans. Participants will be selected from 15 countries and will walk FanWalk together from Hamburg to Berlin from October 27 to November 5 to join one of this year’s greatest music events – the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards. FanWalkers will experience friendship and entertainment together. It’s all about establishing new and lasting friendships with people from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds, and forging a sense of unity among music enthusiasts throughout Europe.

On their way to music, FanWalkers will have to overcome exciting challenges to qualify for the MTV Award presentation. For example, in 2008 FanWalkers had to find instruments for free and busk for charity. From karaoke to Halloween, from live gigs to band bowling and singing beside the fireplace, FanWalkers celebrated music like there was no tomorrow.

From now to September 11, 2009, music enthusiasts are invited to apply to join FanWalk at After the online casting, where candidates have to win at least 50% of the website’s visitors’ votes, Sony Ericsson’s jury will consider the creativity of the profiles and the originality of the answers to create a shortlist of finalists. The jury will then interview a selection of FanWalkers before the final 100 FanWalkers are selected.