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[ENG] NAMI CONCOURS 2023 Information
Nami Concours  l  2022.08.30
[ Nami Concours 2023 ]

 

 

 

 The Nami Concours aims to encourage artists’ creativity and contribute to the advancement of the quality of picture book illustrations. It is held every 2 years by Nami Island, the official sponsor of the IBBY Hans Christian Andersen Awards.

 The Nami Concours 2023 accepts only digital prints of original illustrations as entries

 The Nami Concours 2023 presents the awards to the winners at the 2023 Nami Island International Children’s Book Festival, and traveling exhibitions of the award-winning works may be arranged domestically and internationally.

 The Nami Concours 2023 invites all award-winners to the opening ceremony of the Nami Island International Children's Book Festival in 2023. The Grand Prix and Golden Island winners will be provided with lodging, meals, and airfare. If a winner lives in Korea, (s)he will be provided with round-trip airfare to the Bologna children's Book Fare 2024 instead. The Green Island and Purple Island winners will be provided with lodging and meals only.

 The invitations to the Nami Island International Children’s Book Festival and/or the Bologna Children’s Book Fair and airfare sponsorship are subject to change or be canceled in case of any unexpected and unavoidable circumstances (i.e. resurgence of COVID-19, extreme weather conditions).

The Nami Concours 2023 publishes a catalogue featuring the shortlisted candidates for international promotional purposes.


 

1. Eligibility Open to all picture book illustrators in the world

 

2. Theme No restriction

 

3. Application Period 1 September 2022 - 31 October 2022, 6:00 PM (Korea Standard Time)

 

4. Entry Requirements

a. Illustrations for a picture book

b. A set of illustrations should comprise one story.

c. 5 illustrations per entry

d. Data size: No bigger than 20MB in total (RGB format, jpg/ jpeg file)

e. Entry fee: Free of charge

 

5. Entry Method

a. Upload digital images on the Nami Concours official website after the completion of the online application form

b. Official website: www.namiconcours.com

 

6. Judging

An International jury composed of renowned professionals will gather to decide the final winners.

 

7. Awards

Grand Prix 1 winner (Plaque and USD 10,000)

Golden Island 2 winners (Plaque and USD 5,000)

Green Island 5 winners (Plaque and USD 2,000)

Purple Island 10 winners (Certificate and plaque)

 

Illustrations of the shortlisted candidates will be exhibited during the 2023 Nami Island International Children’s 

Book Festival and included in the catalogue.

 

8. Results

The winners will be announced on the Nami Concours official website in January 2023.

 

9. Notes

a. Shortlisted illustrations may be featured at exhibitions, catalogues, prints, electronic media, etc. for promotional purposes.

b. All shortlisted candidates will be provided with one catalogue after the event.

 

More details can be found on the Nami Concours official website.

 

10. Contact

Nami Concours International Secretariat

Website: www.namiconcours.com

Address: 2F 9-4 Insadong-gil Jongno-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 03164

Email: info@namiconcours.com

Phone: +82 2 753 1245~6

 

Hosted by : NAMBOOK International Committee / Sponsored by : Nami Island

 

 

 





 
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