Finland-based symphonic metal storytellers NIGHTWISH have announced a worldwide video contest to showcase the talents of their own fans. Sign language speakers/interpreters, jazz flutists, cellists, ukulele & theremin players, expert whistlers, vocalists, guitarists, bassists, drummers, and keyboard players alike: You are all invited to create a video for your very own cover version of the NIGHTWISH single 'Élan'. Prizes for three Grand Prize Winners & two Runners Up include NIGHTWISH t-shirts, posters, and autographed photo cards. For complete contest instructions & rules, visit This contest ends on Thursday, April 10th. Winners will be announced on April 16th, 2015. NIGHTWISH’s eighth studio album, »Endless Forms Most Beautiful«, will be out on March 27th (EU), 30th (UK) and 31st (US). Produced by Tero “TeeCee” Kinnunen, the title for »Endless Forms Most Beautiful«, was taken from the writings of English naturalist Charles Darwin and includes adult & children’s choirs, collaborative work with esteemed orchestral arranger Pip Williams, and a guest appearance by evolutionary biologist, writer, and atheist Richard Dawkins. The video for the album single 'Élan' features some of Finland’s most beloved elderly actors & actresses and was shot in 11 days in eight abandoned Finnish locations by director Ville Lipiäinen. Watch the video on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel: The album is available in different formats. Pre-order your copy here: