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Painting Contest

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

Festival Dates: November 23-30, 2023 (10:00-22:00)
Registration deadline: until November 16, 2023

Venue / the address where the festival will take place: 
City Promenade "Dream Islands", Moscow Square (Russia, Moscow, Andropov Ave., d.1).

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).
Competition programs schedule - "Schedule".
Attention: teachers, artists and masters can conduct their own master class or presentation (go to "Offer a master class")

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Drawings can be made in any painting technique, using any materials - oil, acrylic, gouache, watercolors, tempera, etc., with a size of no more than one Whatman sheet. 


1) Landscape
2) Architecture
3) Portrait
4) Still life
5) Fauna and wildlife (animals, birds)
6) Flora and flowers
7) Water essence
8) Abstraction (fantasy, abstract composition)
9) Fictional worlds and their inhabitants (space theme)
10) Patriotic theme (leafing through pages of history)
11) Illustrations to myths, tales and stories
12) My family
13) Spiritual art (religious painting)
14) Thematic composition / storytelling picture
15) Copy of the work of a famous painter
16) Free topic (experiments in painting)

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

Technical requirements:
а) in person participants present prepared works (on whatman, canvas, plastic or other hard base) with option to hang them on vertical surface (hooks, mounts, eyelets, etc.). Volumetric compositions and objects should have supports that prevent obstruction of the object.
b) 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 WordPDF)
2) label for each art object (in format WordPDF)
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).