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Legenda 2020 prize draw

The Legenda Prize Draw 2020

Here is your chance to join us on our 20th International Anniversary.

Here is a short video which includes clips from our 2 previous winners telling you all about their experiences during the expeditions plus what you can expect if your are lucky enough to win this year’s competition.
Courtesy of Victoria Alexandria Lele.

So, for your chance to be sharing your experiences next year all you need do is purchase a ticket and keep your fingers crossed.

It was another successful year of recovering the missing and a new friend made with our 2019 winner Micheal Scheppan who was a great asset to legenda during his participation in our June expedition.

Due to the overwhelming response and requests to join and help us after the successful live feeds we have decided to run the competition again this year to give someone new the chance to join us on next year’s June 2020 expedition.

You can now win a trip to visit us in Latvia in 2020 to participate and help Legenda on one of their expeditions to the Battlefields of Kurland.

The lucky winner will be met in Riga by Legenda members and then from there you will travel with us to the battlefields of Kurland to help Legenda in the continuing search for the missing soldiers from WW1 & WW2.

*Prize details are :

1st Prize :
1 person to join us in Latvia to participate on a Legenda recovery dig In early June
2020 (exact dates to be confirmed).

2nd prize :
A one of a kind Legenda diggers book by Inka Holmes signed by him and our founder members.

3rd prize :
A mystery relic*recovered from the kurland battlefield
(*relic found where no human remains have ever been found)

Included in the first prize :
•Accommodation during the expedition* (including breakfast and dinner).
•Fully supervised expedition.
•Duration of expedition will be approximately 4/5 days in early June 2020.
•Expedition costs including,digger hire,fuel,and equipment needed are all included.
•Transport to expedition area is included.

*Accommodation during the expedition in Kurland is covered but all hotel costs in Riga either side of the main expedition will be covered by the winner.

Not included in the prize:
Your flights to Latvia.
All other expenses not mentioned above.
Your hotel costs while staying in Riga.

All safety details and procedures you will have to follow will be explained to you once you arrive in Latvia before the expedition starts.
Plus you will have to sign a disclaimer form on arrival in Riga.

The prize is non-transferable and no cash equivalent is available.
The winner will have to organise their own travel insurance.

The draw will take place on Saturday April 4th 2020 and the winner will be chosen randomly by a member of legenda and posted on our Facebook page.
The winner will also be notified by email.
Specific trip details will be emailed to the winner in due course.

This draw is open to anyone over 18* from any county or territory.
*No tickets can be sold to,on behalf of,or for a person under the age of 18 years of age.

Tickets
For PayPal ticket payments please click on link below:
https://paypal.me/legendadonate *

*Official Legenda PayPal is managed by Matt McDermott: Head of Legenda International Team.

Tickets are £20 each.
Or 3 for £50.

*******Important ******
Please write your email address and your name plus Legenda Raffle 2020
in the PayPal note/message box so we know its a competition entry.

Tickets are £20 each or 3 for £50 for this competition.

If you don’t have PayPal and want to purchase tickets please contact us for alternative payment methods.
Email contact :
legenda.diggers@hotmail.com

You will receive a confirmation email once payment has been received and your name will be put in to the draw.

All money raised will be going to help us continue the important work we do.

For more in information on Legenda :

Web :https://kurlandlegends.wordpress.com/

Facebook : https://m.facebook.com/Military-archeology-Legenda-Latvia-224779244335847/

Twitter :
https://twitter.com › legendadiggersWeb resultsMilitary Archaeology Legenda/Latvia (@LegendaDiggers) | Twitter

All funds raised will go towards the continuing work we do in Latvia searching for missing WW1 & WW2 soldiers.

Good luck to you all and we look forward to meeting the lucky winner in 2020.

The legenda team

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Legenda information

Ways you can help and Legenda information.

JustGiving donations :

https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/matthew-mcdermott?utm_term=zYeyrpBQd

https://kurlandlegends.wordpress.com/legenda-faq/

Direct PayPal* payments:

https://paypal.me/legendadonate

This PayPal link is for :

Competition entries*

Legenda supporters badge*

*Important………..

Please specify what your payment is for and add your address for badge/sticker sales please.

Competition info :

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https://www.facebook.com/224779244335847/posts/1193285084151920/

Badges and Sticker info :

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https://www.facebook.com/224779244335847/posts/1195804587233303/

Also a link to our website where there is more information about us:

https://kurlandlegends.wordpress.com/

Legenda FAQ

https://kurlandlegends.wordpress.com/legenda-faq/

Many thanks from all of us at legenda 

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Legenda competition 2019

 

Legenda prize draw 2019

Due to the overwhelming response and requests to join and help us we have received we have decided to run our hugely successful competition again to give someone the chance to join us on next years spring expedition.

You can now win a trip to visit us in  Latvia in 2019 to participate and help Legenda on one of their expeditions to the Battlefields of Kurland.

The lucky winner will be met in Riga by Legenda members and then from there you will travel with us to the battlefields of Kurland to help Legenda in the continuing search for the missing soldiers of WW2.

*Prize details are : 

The Prize : 

1 person to join us in Latvia to participate on a Legenda recovery dig   In early June 2019 (exact dates to be confirmed).

Included : 

•Accommodation during the expedition* (including breakfast and dinner).

•Fully supervised expedition.

•Duration of expedition will be approximately 4/5 days in early June 2019.

•Expedition costs including,digger hire,fuel,and equipment needed are all included.

•Transport to expedition area is included.

*Accommodation during the expedition is covered but all hotel costs in Riga either side of the main expedition will be covered by the winner.

Not included in the prize:

Your flights to Latvia.

All other expenses not mentioned above.

Your hotel costs while staying in Riga.

All safety details and procedures you will have to follow will be explained to you once you arrive in Latvia.

The prize is non-transferable and no cash equivalent.

The winner will have to organise there own travel insurance.

The draw will take place on Sat 2nd Feb 2019 and the winner will be chosen randomly by a member of legenda live and posted on Facebook.

The winner will also be notified by email.

Specific trip details will be emailed to the winner in due course.

This draw is open to anyone over 18* from any county or territory.

*No tickets can be sold to,on behalf of,or for a person under the age of 18 years of age.

Tickets

Please send PayPal Payments to :

Click link :  https://paypal.me/legendadonate

Tickets £25 each.

        *******Important ******

Please write your email address and your name plus Legenda Raffle 2019

in the PayPal note/message box so we know it’s a competition entry and not a donation.

Tickets are £25 for this competition.

You will receive a confirmation email once payment has been received and your name will be put in to the draw.

All money raised will be going to our just giving page to help us continue the important work we do.

https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/matthew-mcdermott?utm_term=zYeyrpBQd

For more in information on Legenda :

Web :https://kurlandlegends.wordpress.com/

Facebook : https://m.facebook.com/Military-archeology-Legenda-Latvia-224779244335847/

Good luck and we look forward to meeting the lucky winner!

Legenda Team

 

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Legenda donations

https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/matthew-mcdermott?utm_term=n6vkmbdJZ

Legenda are a Latvian/international group of volunteers who search the battlefields of Latvia for missing soldiers from WW1 and WW2.

We are all volunteers and receive no funding to do this invaluble work.

We are not crowd funding to pay for our volunteers trips to search as they are happy to fund this themselves but are looking for funding for the following : 

Equipment Hire

Research 

Permits

Transport 

Ceremonial expenses 

Any donations large or small are very gratefully received and could help bring closure for these soldiers and their living relatives. Thank you.

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2018 June expedition

The big international expedition of 2018 is finished.

We found and exhumed two Imperial Russian mass graves from WWI where we found 10 soldiers, MIA German WWI soldier in shallow field grave a lost WWII German cemetery from which we recovered 16 soldiers and one lost Soviet mass grave where are more than 80 soldiers but we are not sure on the number as the work is still in progress and on the last day we have found one Latvian SS soldier buried in trench.

A full expedition report from Legenda member Inka Holmes/ Hobbyhistorica :

https://www.hobbyhistorica.com/kurlandlatvia/international-spring-expedition-2018

 

Also see our Facebook page for more info on this expedition.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Military-archeology-Legenda-Latvia/224779244335847?ref=hl

 

 

 

 

 

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Legenda 2018 news

 

 

 

Greetings from all of us at Legenda, the season for searching is nearly here again as the weather is improving and the days are getting longer so we hope to find and recover more missing soldiers in 2018 and give them the respect and proper burial they deserve.

We will post what we find and keep you up to date with the progress of all our expeditions and burials that are planned for this year.

Best wishes from all of us at Legenda.

 

 

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Competition winners

Thankyou to everyone who participated in our competition and in purchasing a ticket you have helped us to continue the work we do in the recovery of lost soldiers.

 

the winners are :

1st prize to join us next year was won by Jason karlen

We look forward to seeing you next year.

2nd prize of a helmet and a signed legenda diggers book was won by Andre Van stuiveberg.

3rd prize of a signed legenda diggers book was won by Marc Brockers.

Congratulations to all our winners and again thanks to everyone who entered.

 

 

 

 

 

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Legenda Autumn Expididtion 2016

Please click on the Link below to see a full report of our most recent expedition in Latvia.

http://www.hobbyhistorica.com/kurlandlatvia/legenda-international-expedition-autumn-2016

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Legenda Spring expedition 2016

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Hobbyhistorica link to Spring expedition :

 

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