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Invitation for children and teachers to participate in the 48th International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice 2020

The International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice (ICEFA Lidice) was established in 1967 to commemorate the child victims from the Czech village of Lidice murdered by German Nazis, as well as all other children who have died in wars.

Although national initially, this exhibition became an international one in 1973 and since then it has become well known among children and teachers not only in our country but literally all over the world. In recent years, more than 25,000 very good works of art have come regularly by children not only from the Czech and Slovak republics but also from other 60-70 countries, including such distant ones as China, India, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka or Zimbabwe.

In 2018 the exhibition received the Gratias Agit award (formerly Jan Masaryk Gratias Agit) from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic for spreading the good name of the Czech Republic abroad.

THEME:

The UN General Assembly declared 2020 International Year of Plant Health. Healthy plants are important for all life on the Earth, for the proper functioning of ecosystems and for food safety. Plant pests and diseases damage crops, decreasing availability of food and increasing the cost of food production. Helping to maintain sound environment, forests and biodiversity and overcome climatic changes, healthy plants support the fight against famine, poverty and malnutrition. Plants, big and small, belong to the landscape just as the landscape belongs to man from time immemorial. The 48th ICEFA Lidice features the following theme: LANDSCAPE

ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS
  • The exhibition is open only to children at age of 4 to 16, though handicapped participants can enter the exhibition regardless of age (please include “handicap”, type of handicap and the age of the participant).
  • The maximum format for a 2D entry is 70 × 50 cm.
  • The maximum format for a 3D entry is 100 × 70 x 40 cm, max. weight 10 kg.
  • A maximum of two entries of the same technique (painting, drawing, printing, mixed media, photography, film/animation, 3D objects) by one artist is acceptable; however, one artist can send in entries of different techniques.
  • Only photos on good-quality paper are acceptable.
  • Films - short fims and animations up to 3 minutes in lenght. For further specifications (eligibility criteria, the process of making films) and for online Registration available for download at this webpage in the box in the upper right corner.
  • The entries employing colours that can be dusted or wiped must be fixed (pastel etc.).
  • Only original copies are acceptable. Copies, Xerox copies or electronic copies will not be eligible for assessment.
  • Only such entries will be eligible for assessment that stick to the theme set for the edition. Larger entries, entries in passe-partout, mounted on colour or other papers and entries lacking a proper label will be excluded.
  • The maximum weight of a consignment containing competing works must not exceed 10 kg.

We ask teachers to make a pre-selection of entries to be sent in to the exhibition in order to create as good a school collection as possible.

APPLICATION FOR THE COMPETITION

Closing date for the registration and the last acceptable date on the postmark on the consignment of entries: 14 February 2020


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