Sunday, 28 November 2021
A+ R A-

Arts & Crafts Contest

XXI International Festival of Children and Youth Creativity and Pedagogical Innovations "World Art Assembly".

Dates: August 11-16, 2020
Application deadline: July 30, 2020 
Exhibition hall: Exhibition Center of the St. Petersburg Union of Artists.
Address: St.Petersburg, Bolshaya Morskaya St., 38

There are two equivalent forms of participation are provided: IN PERSON and IN ABSENTIA. 

Participation forms: IN PERSON and IN ABSENTIA
There are two equivalent forms of participation.:
1) IN PERSON participation: originals or copies of art objects;
2) In absentia participation: the author sends electronic versions of art objects to the competition. The organizing committee prints files and places it in the general exposition (A3 format).

in International Arts and Crafts Contest


Art objects presented for the competition can be performed in any decorative and applied technique, using any materials - oil, acrylic, gouache, watercolors, tempera, plastic, natural materials, leather, etc., the size of no more than one Whatman sheet.


1) Decorative painting
2) Decorative panel
3) Murals, inlays, carvings
4) Souvenirs and gifts
5) Jewelry and accessories
6) Ceramics
7) Mosaics and stained glass
8) Forging and casting
9) Architectural layout

Age categories:
- Category “Kids”: up to 7 years 
- Category “Young”: from 8 to 10 years 
- Category “Middle”: from 11 to 13 years old 
- Category “Older”: from 14 to 16 years old 
- Category “Junior”: from 17 to 21 years 
- Category “Teacher”: not limited

The jury assess categories separately.

Technical requirements: 

1) full-time participants provide art objects prepared for exhibiting:
а) flat objects should have devices for hanging on vertical panels (hooks, mounts, eyelets, etc.);
b) volumetric compositions and objects should have supports that prevent obstruction of the object.
2) in absentia participants present photos of the competitive works in electronic form, the organizing committee print received files, prepare them and present in the general exhibition. The file must be at least 150-300 dpi and up to 15mb.

Documents required for registration (and publication in the catalog "New Faces in Art"):
1) application form (in format Word, PDF)
2) label for each art object (in format Word, PDF)
3) photos of  art objects (in format .jpg, .jpeg, .tiff, up to 20 mb each file)
4) copy of the participation fee payment:
      go to: "Entry fee",
      go to:"Payment methods"

Additional materials (at availability):
а) photo of the author (co-authors)
b) photo of the artistic director

Send the documents to our e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


According to the results of the jury's work, lists of winners are formed for each age and professional category and in each nomination. The winners of the competition are awarded with diplomas of the Organizing Committee and the Artistic Council of the competition, recommendations for artistic directors, participation in a number of foreign exhibitions. All participants receive a certificate of participation (Diploma).