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Mercure competition: win a fabulous journey to test the #6FriendsTheory

Mecure 6 friends theory

The Hungarian author Frigyes Karinthy was the first person to suggest the now legendary theory of the “six degrees of separation.” Apparently everyone is only six or fewer steps away (by way of introduction) from any other person in the world or so the theory goes! The inquisitive folks at Mercure want to test this theory once and for all in a very unique and exciting competition. They’re launching the worldwide digital operation “The Six Friends Theory” which has the goal of leading to an unprecedented human experience combining the power of social media and face-to-face encounters.

Mecure competition

They are going to invite the lucky winning candidate to travel around the world on seven week trip planned for March 2015. The end destination will be Australia to meet an Aboriginal from the Bundjalung tribe. Before this encounter, they will be flown to 6 different exciting destinations, where they will meet 6 new people, each time linking them to the Aboriginal. The experiment will aim to prove that there are only 6 degrees of separation between the two.

Watch this video to find out more…

Fancy getting involved in this extraordinary adventure? Of course you do! For a chance to be that lucky person you can enter the selection process which is running on their Facebook page until the 10th February 2015.

Competition Mecure 6 friends theory

To enter all you need to do is post a video on the Facebook Link below, describing yourself – your personality, passions, motivations etc. Also explain why you think you’re the best friend in the world. Once your video is posted online, the 50 candidates with the most likes will then go through to the final recruitment stage. This is where a 6 person jury will select the winner after a final interview. Friends can follow along on the hashtag #6FriendsTheory Good luck!

Join the casting on Mercure’s Facebook Page.
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Born in England, with a few family roots from Bavaria, and a heart in Scandinavia I’ve always been a bit of a restless soul. My first true adventure began as a six month voyage around South East Asia as a fresh faced backpacker and ever since I’ve lived a semi nomadic existence, clocking up over 40 countries on trips and living in Dublin, South East Asia and Australia. I’m a lover of US Road Trips, deserted beaches bathed in warm glow of a sunset, Cuban mojitos, easy-on-the-eye travel destinations far away from the tourist crowds and all things Scandinavian – from cloudberry liquors to Scandi Noirs. When not wandering the world, you’ll find me walking my rescue dog in leafy South West London, strolling around the Brighton Laines on random day trips, hunting for photogenic landscapes or daydreaming about returning to my all time favourite places in the world; Havana, Copenhagen, Italy, Thailand and the frozen landscapes of a wintry Iceland. Follow Becky on Twitter and Google+.


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