Participants should be between 6 and 18 years old, from a country in the Danube basin (Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova and Ukraine). The competition will has two levels: national and international. After being selected at national level, the national winner(s) will then compete at international level. The participants are encouraged to check the submission deadline with their national organiser.
There are two categories: artwork and a short video, which should reflect this year’s theme "Get active for a healthier Danube!”.
Children should go to a river bank, ideally the Danube or a Danube tributary and create environmental art using the materials found by the river. After creating the artwork, the children or the teacher should take a colour photo of the art and send it to national organiser. The minimum size of the digital photos is 150 DPI. Drawings and paintings will not be accepted.
The contestants are asked to create a 1-minute video, which should carry a strong message in the frame of the competition theme. The videos should be no longer than 1 minute, recorded by phone or camera, and should not be animation. The videos should be sent to the national organizer.
At national level, the artworks and videos will be judged by the national organisers. National prizes vary from country to country, and participants are encouraged to contact their country’s organiser for details. At international level, the national winners’ artworks and videos will be judged by an international jury, which is composed of the national representatives of all IPCDR countries (one per country). For the judging, text or other hints on the national origin of the artwork will be blanked out to allow a neutral assessment. The judges’ decision is final. The creator(s) of the best international artwork will be crowned ‘Danube Art Master’ and will be rewarded with a motivating prize such as a professional camera and other water-related treats. The international winner(s) will be notified by e-mail.
There will be a special prize for the Most Liked artwork and video on Danube Art Master’s official Facebook page. Only the artworks and videos submitted officially by the national organisers can compete for the Most Liked prize. The prizes can neither be exchanged nor their value paid out in cash.
For more information, see www.danubeday.org or contact Gergana Majercakova, GWP CEE Secretariat, at firstname.lastname@example.org