XXIV Children’s Art Contest «The Spirit of Hellas is Among Us»

Lecture: «Theater-Greece-Odessa. Between myth, sacred and utopia»
Lecture: “Civilization and globalization: from the ancient world to the present day”
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XXIV Children’s Art Contest «The Spirit of Hellas is Among Us»

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The Branch of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture, in collaboration with the Cultural Foundation «Panagiotis Giannakos» and the XOTARIS Gallery (Crete, Greece) is calling for participation in the XXIV contest of children’s art on the theme «Great Greeks of All Times» from December 2018 to March 2019

Branch of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture
Cultural Foundation «Panagiotis Giannakos» (Greece)
XOTARIS Gallery (Crete, Greece)

Contest theme: «Great Greeks of All Times».
Artistic works submitted for the contest must demonstrate the author’s personal knowledge and understanding of the deeds and merits of a Great Person from a plethora of renowned Greek scholars, militaries, public figures, sages, poets, priests, heroes in the struggle for independence and the like personalities who “have been marching through ages…” (B. Russel) to fulfil “the highest Hellenic mission – to combine courage and knowledge …” (N. Kazantzakis).

Techniques and dimensions:
Any material and techniques will be accepted. The works may be executed in any artistic genre including, but not limited to, painting, engraving, graphics, ex-libris and collage. The size of the submitted works must not exceed one-half of А-1 format. On the reverse side, the works must contain the author’s name, age, address and telephone number and the name of the author’s teacher.
Attention!!! The work’s title must be written on the front side.

Eligible age: 6 to 15
Please submit your works from March 11 to March 15, 2019 to the Branch of the HFC (20 Krasny lane, Odessa)
Submission period: March 11-15, 2019
Jury will comprise well-known experts in the fields of arts, culture and education as well as representatives of the Branch of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture.
Three first prize awards
Three winners of the first prizes (age 9 to 12) will be awarded with a 10-day vacation on the island of Crete (Greece).

Six incentive prizes will be awarded for:
– fantasy
– originality
– expressiveness
– technique
– thematic comprehensiveness

One prize will be awarded to a group, organization or individual teacher for a collection of submitted works
Diplomas and gifts will be given to children (age 5 to 6) for works selected by the jury.
The Award Ceremony will be held March 22, 2019 at the Branch of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture.
The exhibition of selected works will be opened at the Branch of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture on March 22, 2019
Please, note:
– Information on the theme of the contest can be found in books available at the Library of the Branch of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture
– Submitted works usually are not returned to their authors
– Claims to the jury will not be accepted

For more information, please contact the Branch of the HFC:
Tel. 35-71-36, 35-71-37
Fax: 34-66-40
E-mail: hfc@hfcodessa.org