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Europe Day Creative Contest

IMAGINE EUROPE
A digital creative contest in celebration of Europe Day 2021 in Lebanon

To mark Europe Day 2021, the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon is launching a creative contest on Instagram, Imagine Europe. The contest begins on April 1, and closes on April 25, 2021.

Creative minds are invited to express, through their art, what Europe means to them. The contest is open to amateur and professional creatives of all ages, across four artistic disciplines: illustration, photography, music, and dance. It will take place on Instagram, using the hashtag #تخيل_أوروبا, Imagine Europe. The full contest guidelines are available on the website of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon: https://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/lebanon/95311/imagine-europe_en

A professional jury will be evaluating the submissions, rating the originality, creativity and aesthetics per category. Renowned Lebanese artists and experts are joining hands with the European Union: cartoonist The Art of Boo, singer, songwriter and producer Zef, dancer, writer and entrepreneur Lyne Ghandour, visual artist and photographer Tarek Moukaddem, cultural expert and journalist Lynn Tehini, and representatives from creative agencies Wunderman Thompson and DayDream.

Four winners – one per category – will be announced on Europe Day, May 9, 2021. They will each receive a cash prize of 500€.

Follow the @EUinLebanon on Instagram to find out more, and let your creativity bloom!
https://www.instagram.com/euinlebanon/


The Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon is organizing an Instagram creative contest for Europe Day 2021, around the theme: What does Europe mean to you?

Creatives of all ages can submit their work across four disciplines: illustration, photography, music, and dance. A jury composed of artists, creatives and staff of the Delegation of the European Union will be evaluating the submissions and selecting a winner per category. Each of the four category winners will receive a cash prize of 500€.

GENERAL GUIDELINES:

Contest Theme: What does Europe mean to you?
Contest Hashtag: #تخيل_أوروبا
Contest Type: Creative Contest
Contest Platform: Instagram
Key Dates:
01 April 2021: Contest launch
25 April 2021: Entries closed
09 May 2021: Winners announcement on Europe Day

ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES:

Contest is open to amateur and professional creatives of all ages.
Submissions can be made in either Arabic or English.
Four types of arts are eligible:
Illustration
Photography
Music
Dance

TECHNICAL GUIDELINES:

Contest is limited to Instagram.
All submissions to be made in the form of feed posts [not stories/IGTV].
Video submissions should be under 1 minute in length.
A public profile is needed for the evaluation committee to be able to view the submission.
All participants must follow @EUinLebanon and tag us in their submission post.
The official competition hashtag #تخيل_أوروبا should be used in the caption.
Only one entry is allowed per person, multiple entries will not be counted.
Submission posts should not be deleted/archived before May 9 to be considered.

CONTENT DISCLAIMER:

Offensive content will be reported and auto-eliminated.
Submissions, names and handles of participants might be used by the European Union for public communication around the contest.