The Contest on the best poster "REFUGEES: THEY NEED OUR SUPPORT" is announced!
UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES OFFICE (UNHCR),
BELARUSIAN STATE ACADEMY OF ARTS (BSAA)
INTERNATIONAL NON-GOVERNMENTAL ASSOCIATION FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH,
INFORMATION AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES “EVOLUTIO” (THE INA “EVOLUTIO”)
CONTEST ON THE BEST POSTER
«REFUGEES: THEY NEED OUR SUPPORT»
The goal of the Contest is to attract attention of Belarusian artists/designers to refugee issues in the Republic of Belarus.
— to draw attention of the Belarusian public towards the refugee problem;
— to promote the development of tolerance and respect to refugees in the Republic of Belarus;
— wide public awareness raising campaign on refugee topic.
The beginning of the Contest — March 26, 2015, deadline for submissions — May 25, 2015.
The results of the Contest will be announced no later than on June 15, 2015.
Students of artistic specialties of universities and secondary special artistic institutions of the Republic of Belarus have the right to participate in the Contest. Works are carried out individually.
In order to participate in the Contest it is necessary to submit the following documents:
— originals of the works dedicated to the contest theme in electronic form (DVD, CD):
• by mail: 220050, Minsk, PO Box 161, INA “Evolutio”;
• or in person: Minsk, Leningradskaya str. 20, room 1121, having previously called (017) 209 57 66. The envelope must be marked “For the Contest of Art Works”.
— a filled contest participant application form;
— a certificate of higher or secondary special artistic institution of the Republic of Belarus stating that the participant is a student of the institution.
Requirements to the poster:
— a work sent to the competition should be in electronic format 30x45 cm 300 dpi, the work should include a description of the work and its relevance to the theme (no more than 1000 characters with spaces). The text shall also include one highlighted phrase, which may be used in connection with the picture.
— a work should be provided in an electronic format. Electronic media (DVD, CD) should be signed: title of the work, full name of the author, address, telephone number, e-mail.
Each participant may submit up to three works.
The works must not include materials promoting discrimination, hatred or scenes of violence on racial, ethnic, national, language, religious grounds or on the basis of sex, age of a person. Works also must not include or reflect materials of sexual or pornographic nature.
Participants give consent to the use by organizers of the contest of the works they send in for promotional material in accordance with the aim of the competition. Works must be accompanied by the consent and signature of all persons in each work for the work to be displayed in public.
Materials of the participants of the Contest are not retrieved.
Winners of the Contest will receive the following money awards:
1 prize — 7 000 000 (seven million) BYR.
2 prize — 5 000 000 (five million) BYR.
3 prize — 3 000 000 (three million) BYR.
All participants will receive diplomas from UNHCR and INA “Evolutio”.
Number of the winners and the amount of remuneration can be changed by the decision of the Commission.
By the recommendation of the Commission the best posters can be printed and placed on billboards in Minsk and regions of the Republic of Belarus.
If you have any questions and comments or need additional information, feel free to contact us by the phone: (017)209 57 66, (017)209 57 40.
The contest participant application form and rules of the Contest are available at the website of INA “Evolutio” http://www.evolutio.info/.
Also, the website of the UNHCR Regional Office can be useful for you: http://www.unhcr.org.ua/, as well as the next websites: http://www.unhcr.org/, http://www.un.org/.