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PUTTING EPILEPSY IN THE PICTURE

To celebrate International Epilepsy Day 2017, we are delighted to announce an international art competition for all ages with the theme ‘Putting Epilepsy in the Picture’.
There will be two categories – under 12 years of age and over 12 years of age and the competition is open to everyone!

All entries will be placed in a gallery on the International Epilepsy Day website.

PRIZES

The competition prize fund is US$2,000, as follows:

Under 12-years
• 1st Prize of US$500
• 2 runners up prizes of US$250 each

Over 12 years
• 1st Prize of US$500
• 2 runners up prizes of US$250 each

ENTER

To enter download the entry form, complete and return to ibeexecdir@gmail.com by December 31, 2016.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: DECEMBER 31, 2016!

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INFORMATION IN OTHER LANGUAGES

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Artwork acceptable for the competition are the following:

  • Painting or drawing
  • Photomontage
  • Multimedia artwork
  • Pottery
  • Sculpture
  • Beadwork, embroidery or needlework
  • Video
  • Music

COMPETITION RULES

  1. In the case of the over 12 years’ category, the artwork should reflect ‘Epilepsy in the Picture’ in some way – this should be explained on the Entry Form.
  2. For entries in the under 12 years’ category, the entrant should be 11 years or younger on December 31, 2016. Proof of age may be requested.
    Entrants under 12 years of age, must obtain your parent’s or guardian’s permission before entering the competition
  3. A contestant may submit no more than 3 pieces of art to the competition
  4. Original artwork should not be submitted when entering the competition. Submission should be by way of a scan or photo of the artwork or a video. Scans or photos should not exceed 5MB or should be spread over multiple emails
  5. The quality of scans or photos is the responsibility of the competition entrant.
  6. Entrants must complete the Entry Form. Younger competitors may have the Entry Form completed on their behalf by a parent or guardian
  7. Each entry must be the original work of the contestant, must have a title (in English) and, in the case of the over 12 years’ category, describe how the entry reflects the competition theme
  8. Entries must not have been a prize-winner in any other IBE, or otherwise organised, competition and must not have been displayed publicly previously
  9. By submitting an entry to the competition, the contestant agrees to grant IBE, free of charge, the right to publish the photograph or video online, in other IBE media, or as part of an exhibition in the European Parliament at the time of International Epilepsy Day
  10. All entries must be sent to ibeexecdir@gmail.com before the closing date of December 31. No late received entries will be accepted.
  11. An independent judging panel, to be announced shortly, will select the winners and runners up.
  12. The winners will be announced in mid-January.
  13. Prize-winners will be asked to send their winning entries once the winners are announced, with mailing costs reimbursed

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: DECEMBER 31, 2016!

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