The Ultimate Moomin Experience That Money Can’t Buy

Bored of beach breaks? Getting tired of your usual holiday destination? Well, how about a trip that money simply can’t buy. We’ve got the lowdown on one of the most exclusive trips that’s on offer right now.

Moomin fans, brace yourself because you might just go a little crazy for this experience, it’s the ultimate for any Moomin fans and we’re so excited to tell you all about it…

It all started with an IndieGoGo campaign, the campaign itself has been launched to raise money towards the production of a brand new Moomin animation which is being developed and produced by an impressive team including Oscar-winning director Steve Box, International Emmy-winning producer John Woolley and Emmy-winning writing duo Mark Huckerby and Nick Ostler. Have we got your attention yet?

The crowdfunding campaign is raising funds to aid with the development of a super cool and unique 2D/3D hybrid technique. This includes animation technique, character design and character rigging. With the help of dedicated fans, the team will be able to produce a stunning visual journey, bringing Moominvalley to life with all its wonderful colours and quirky details. All money raised will go towards the visual development and the campaign has already reached a staggering $180,000 – go Moomin fans!

So where does this exclusive Moomin trip come into play? With your support of the campaign you could enjoy the absolute trip of a lifetime, one that money can’t buy and an experience you will NEVER forget.

Top supporters will be whisked off to Finland for five days of everything Moomin! Enjoy a stay in one of the famous Iglu Hotels in Levi to witness the breathtaking Northern Lights, visit the Moominworld theme park and the world’s first Moomin museum, opening in Tampere in June! Does that sound like fun? We totally think so, Moomin fan or not this trip sounds absolutely epic.

As well as all this, you will also have time to enjoy a range of more traditional Finnish activities such as lake swimming, ice-fishing, cross country skiing and stopping off for a much needed rest in the sauna. One thing is for sure, you will not have time to get bored on this trip! It’s the perfect itinerary for a jam-packed week of pure Moomin fun.

And it doesn’t stop there either. On the trip, guests will get to spend time with members of the production team, this is a highly exclusive and rare chance to catch a glimpse of what goes on behind the scenes and be updated with progress on how the animation is developing. Sounds good doesn’t it? You will also be treated to a meet and greet with Tove Jansson’s niece and creative director of Moomin Characters, Sophia Jansson.

So how can you get your hands on this unique adventure? The price of the all-inclusive trip is US$10,000 which includes luxury accommodation, flights to and from Finland and all meals. As well as this your name will be featured on plus you’ll receive a social media skin kit, animatic clips, a Moomin goodie bag and exclusive production access. Pretty amazing right? We’re totally sold!

One spot has already been snapped up and there are just four remaining! So if you consider yourself a true Moomin fan, what are you waiting for? Finland is a beautiful country and this is the trip of a lifetime for fans, just think of the memories you will make on this excellent excursion. Don’t hang around though, the remaining places are sure to be grabbed very soon.

*The perks must be claimed by April 21 (23.59 PDT) via the Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign page.*

Tilly-Jayne Kidman

Tilly is a graduate in fashion marketing and currently works in social media. She writes for various publications including the Huffington Post as well as her own fashion and lifestyle blog In her spare time she's usually wandering around her home city of Cambridge, making travel plans or finding a new restaurant to try out.