Cannes Lions Awards 2024

Marketing Finland is the official Cannes LIONS Representative in Finland.

What’s new for Cannes Lions 2024?

  • Introducing the Luxury & Lifestyle Lions
  • Expanding the Innovation Lions
  • Bringing Humour to Cannes Lions
  • Refreshing the Social & Influencer Lions
  • Restructuring  the Audio & Radio Lions and the PR Lions
  • Retiring the Mobile Lions
  • Making the cultural context question compulsory
  • Introducing an AI disclaimer
  • Providing an option for the Jury to see the responses to sustainability and DE&I questions

Dates and fees

  • Entries Open / 18 January 2024
  • First late fee applies / After 7 March 2024
  • Second late fee applies / After 21 March 2024
  • Third late fee applies / After 4 April 2024
  • Final deadline / 11 April 2024

If you are concerned that you won’t meet the final deadline on 11 April 2024, please get in touch.

The full list of entry fees by all categories can be found here

Eligibility timeframe

The entry has been submitted exactly as published/aired/released to the public, has not been modified for entry into the 2024 Cannes Lions Awards and must have ran for the first time between 11 February 2023 and 11 April 2024.

Read more about the rules and eligibility here

Entry Kit and Entry Guide

A selection of handy materials has been put together to guide you through the entry process. Whether you’re a first timer or a seasoned pro, this is everything you need to enter Cannes Lions 2024.

Download the Entry Kit here

Entry Guide available here

Need help for your entries?

The Cannes Lions dedicated Awards Experts are on hand to offer guidance on eligibility dates, which categories you can enter your work into, material requirements or any Lion-specific queries you may have.

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From the Archives: Cannes Lions Awards 2023

The Awards were celebrated at Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity during June 19-23, 2023.

You can find all the shortlisted and awarded work here:

Read articles about Cannes Lions on our MRKTNG media (only in Finnish)


Cannes Young Lions Competitions

Cannes Lions Competitions 2025 (June 16-20, Cannes, France)

The Gold winning teams of each 7 categories of the local Young Lions Finland 2025 -competition will get a chance to compete and represent Finland in the Cannes Lions Competitions in June in Cannes.

More on Cannes Young Lions competitions

More on Young Lions Finland competition


Cannes Young Lions 2024 competitions

The gold winning teams from the Finnish Young Lions competition competed in the international Young Lions competition in Cannes in June 2024. Check out the competition entries of the Finnish Young Lions teams for the international Cannes Young Lions competition from the links below.

The Finnish Young Lions delegation in Cannes.

Competition entries for the Finnish teams in the Cannes Young Lions 2024 competition

Billy Wilder: Behind the Iconic Scenes

Veera Paukku, Loiva & Emma Rinne Heimo, Myy Agency


See the entry here


Dont´t be a dick – Become a Dandelion

Jimi Hyvärinen, Reaktor & Veeti Ossi, Freelancer


See the entry here


Do You Meet the Requirements?

Elisa Willman & Maria Kirjonen, The Walt Disney Company


See the entry here


Taste the World: Fishy Water

Vilja Turunen & Nelli Pajuharju, S Group


See the entry here


YouCube – Redefining Success

Jenny Kettunen, Havas & Emma Koukonen, Freelancer


See the entry here


The Michelin Petition

Katariina Ollari, Bob the Robot & Johanna Vierimaa, United Imaginations


See the entry here


You’ve Got Balls

Eevi Kolinen & Emmi Nordgren, SEK Part of GREY


See the entry here


See all 2024 Cannes Young Lions entries

Young Lions Design competition

Design Gold

Design Silver

Design Bronze

Young Lions Digital competition

Digital Gold

Digital Silver

Digital Bronze

Young Lions Film competition

Film Gold 

Film Silver

Film Bronze

Young Lions Marketers competition

Marketers Gold

Marketers Silver

Marketers Bronze

Young Lions Media competition

Media Gold 

Media Silver

Media Bronze

Young Lions PR competition

PR Gold

PR Silver

PR Bronze

Young Lions Print competition

Print Gold

Print Silver

Print Bronze


Competition entries for the Finnish teams in the Cannes Young Lions 2023 competition

There is a Planet Tree! 

Eevi Kolinen, SEK & Emilia Nordgren, SEK


See the entry


EarthlyDesire: How EcoTree Made Nature and Carbon Removal Sexy

Saana Simander, Bob the Robot & Samy Wilkman, Bob the Robot


See the entry



Jenny Kettunen, Havas Helsinki & Emma Koukonen, Havas Helsinki


See the entry


Never too mom to learn

Marianna Metsänheimo, Kids Agency & Joël Petzold, Kids Agency


See the entry


The Smiling Moon

Samuli Kyttälä, Freelancer & Sasu Lahdensuo, Wörks Oy


See the entry


The Most Important Lesson

Matilda Diletta, SEK & Unni Leino, SEK


See the entry



Marketing Finland is the Cannes LIONS representative in Finland and we organize the annual Young Lions Finland competition, from which the winning team of each series gets to participate in the international Cannes Young Lions competition and the Cannes Festival of Creativity in June in Cannes, France.

Since 2006, the competition has given young marketing and communication talents the opportunity to show their skills. So if you work in marketing or communications and are 30 or younger, let us hear your voice!

The next Young Lions Finland competition will be held in Finland in early 2025. The best teams from the local Finnish competition will get compete in Cannes in June 2025. Follow Marketing Finland on social media to get up-to-date information about the competition.

See the news we have published on the subject

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Marketing Finland also represents the Cannes family’s competitions Eurobest, Spikes Asia and Dubai Lynx  in Finland. Questions about the Cannes Lions competitions or events? Send a message: maarit.aarrekangas (@)