We invite you to take part in the children’s art contest “Fairy Beads”.
The theme of the new contest is “The Brightness of Mysterious Africa”.
1. “Heritage of African tribes” – jewelry, accessories, art objects. Execution technique is not limited. Use at least 50% of beads in the materials.
2. “Treasures of the deserts of Africa” – jewelry, accessories, art objects. Execution technique is not limited. Use at least 50% of beads in the materials.
3. “Magic Ball of the African Savannah” – jewelry, accessories, art objects. Execution technique is not limited. Use at least 50% of beads in the materials.
4. “The greatness of the mysterious Kilimanjaro” – jewelry, accessories, art objects. Execution technique is not limited. Use at least 50% of beads in the materials.
Young masters of beadwork aged 9-16 can take part in the contest. Based on the results of the selection based on the submitted photo works, the participants of the final part of the contest will be invited to the final, which will be held as part of the XXVI International Exhibition “Craft. Business & Hobby” (Kyiv, IEC, Brovarsky Ave., 15). The works of the finalists will be presented in a separate exposition in the exhibition hall.
Requirements for works
The only evaluation criteria for all nominations are:
If the young master uses ideas and designs of famous images, indicate in the application the source of inspiration and the name of the author, as well as the title of the work.
The work that was previously exhibited, participated in other competitions, exhibitions, etc., is not accepted for the competition.
The work must be done independently.
Objectives of the competition
To support talented young masters and provide an opportunity to demonstrate their work to a wide audience.
Promote the promotion of traditional cultural values and the development of needlework: embroidery and beadwork.
Organizers of the competition
Fairy Beads LLC is the organizer of the exhibition “Craft Business & Hobby”.
TM “Charivna Mit” is a leader in the production of handicrafts in Ukraine.
Terms of participation and the procedure for the competition
The contest is held in two rounds.
Young masters aged 9 to 16 can take part in the competition.
Each participant can submit no more than 3 (three) works in different nominations of their choice.
The first round. Preselection.
No later than two weeks before the event, send the participant’s application and photos of the work to the organizer. Finalists will be selected on the basis of photo works.
The second round. Final.
The final will take place during the XXVI International Exhibition “Craft. Business & Hobby”. The evaluation and selection of the winners of each nomination will be carried out by an independent jury.
The cost of registration of 1 participant in the contest – 100 UAH.
The invoice for payment is issued to the name of the participant’s father or the head of the circle (according to the number of participants) after 1 round.
Payment no later than one week before the event.
Awards and prizes of the competition
Each nomination will determine 3 (three) prizes in each age category. If there are less than 5 (five) participants in the nomination – places are not awarded.
The results will be summarized by the following age categories:
The winners receive valuable gifts from TM “Charivna Mit” and special prizes from the organizer of the exhibition.
All finalists will be awarded diplomas.
Requirements for filling out applications and submitting works
The application must contain the following information:
The image should be clear, the background light, monotonous, solid (preferably white, light gray).
Applications for participation in the contest and photos of works must be submitted no later than two weeks before the event firstname.lastname@example.org, in the subject of the letter indicate “NS, Children’s Contest FB”. Application, photos of works must be attached to separate files.
Delivery of works
The works for the contest must be delivered and taken out by the representative of the participant of the contest independently.
Installation – on the eve of the exhibition from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Dismantling – the last day of the exhibition from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
For non-resident participants of the competition, it is possible to send works by Nova Poshta to the organizer no later than one week before the event by prior agreement. All postage for sending to the contest and return is borne by the participant.
The organizer reserves the right to make additions to the rules of participation in this competition.