01-Background 02-Theme 03-Take Part 04-Discipline 05-Awards 06-Criteria 07-Selections 08-Public Voting 09-Entry Process 10-Key Dates 11-Entry Fee 12-Disclaimer 13-Disputes 14-Supporting Organizations
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06.29
2022
Official Announcement: The 1st International Contest of OLYMP'ARTS to be held in Geneva, Switzerland in 2023
At 11:00 a.m. Swiss time, on June 29th, 2022, the press conference of the worldwide launch of the 1st Contest of OLYMP'ARTS 2023, took place at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, the European headquarters of the United Nations.

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“Beauty will save the world! ” - Dostoïevski 1821-1881

For the first time, an artistic gathering will impose these humanist values exhaustively on its artists.

This is an unprecedented artistic experience whose goal is to provide the greatest number of people with immediate jubilation and joy, without requiring any prior knowledge.

If this subjective experience is shared by a large number of people, it will be truly universal.

Theme of the OLYMP’ARTS 2023: Environment and Energy

Lang Lang(China)
OLYMP'ARTS 2023
OLYMP'ARTS Goodwill Ambassador
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Background

The OLYMP'ARTS were created to take up the artistic competitions that had been lit in ancient Greece, in 566 BC.

From July 10 to 11, 1995, the OLYMP'ARTS founding conference was held at the UNESCO headquarters. The Founding President, Marc Verriere received the support of the United Nations and UNESCO. Ministers, ambassadors and representatives of international institutions from 65 countries and regions have signed the first “OLYMP'ARTS Charter”.
OLYMP'ARTS Values:
Universality, Aesthetics, Harmony, and Non-violence.

Theme: Environment and Energy

This is a theme that relates closely to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations and is the theme that challenges the existence of human beings in the 21st century. Participants shall create their artworks based on the theme, giving full play to their inspirations and creativities while expressing their concerns for humanity with unique perspectives.

Take part

Artists all over the world, amateur or professional, are invited to participate in one or more than one art discipline without any restrictions on age or profession.
Each participant can take part in one or multiple disciplines. Each participant can submit one piece of work in each discipline.
The creation time should be after 2015 (including 2015).
Participants shall submit works of originality. Participants who plagiarises or submit work that is not entirely their own will be disqualified from OLYMP’ARTS 2023 without warning.

Discipline

The OLYMP’ARTS 2023 covers a total of 18 art disciplines: Animation, Architecture, Art of Gesture, Ceramic, Cinema, Comic, Crypto Art, Dance, Drawing, Garden Art, Jewelry, Music, New Media Art, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Tapestry and Video Games.

Animation
Animation

Architecture
Architecture

Art of Gesture
Art of Gesture

Ceramic
Ceramic

Cinema
Cinema

Comic
Comic

Crypto Art
Crypto Art

Dance
Dance

Drawing
Drawing

Garden Art
Garden Art

Jewelry
Jewelry

Music
Music

New Media Art
New Media Art

Painting
Painting

Photography
Photography

Sculpture
Sculpture

Tapestry
Tapestry

Video Games
Video Games

Awards

OLYMP’ARTS Gold Trophy

3 winners in each art discipline will be awarded the OLYMP’ARTS Gold Trophies, bonus, and invitations to Geneva to participate in the OLYMP'ARTS 2023 exhibition and other events. Their artworks will be exhibited in the OLYMP'ARTS SPACE and will be collected permanently.

Awards of OLYMP'ARTS Nomination

20 winners in each art discipline will be awarded the OLYMP'ARTS Nomination Award trophy and invited to Geneva to participate in the OLYMP'ARTS 2023 exhibition and other events, their artwork will be exhibited at OLYMP'ARTS SPACE.

Awards of OLYMP'ARTS Shortlisting

200 winners in each art discipline will be awarded a digital certificate of the OLYMP'ARTS Shortlisting Award and the opportunity to be invited to Geneva to participate in the OLYMP'ARTS 2023 exhibition and other events.

*All the above award-winning artists have the opportunity to participate in the OLYMP'ARTS touring exhibitions in major cities around the world and have the opportunity to receive the support fund to hold their personal world-touring exhibitions.

OLYMP'ARTS Participation Award

All participating artists who have passed the preliminary evaluation will receive a digital certificate of the OLYMP'ARTS 2023.

OLYMP'ARTS SPECIAL AWARD

1>Highest Honor Award:
Awarded to artists who have owned respect and recognition in the world of art.
2> Cooperation Award:
Awarded to the partners of the OLYMP'ARTS 2023.
3>Media Support Award:
Awarded to the media partners of the OLYMP'ARTS 2023.

Criteria

To ensure the fairness, impartiality and openness of the competition, personal information of the artworks will be kept confidential during the selections. The participating artists, the world public and the international evaluating team will adopt an anonymous voting method to evaluate all the participating artworks in terms of their suitability to the theme of the competition, aesthetics, harmony, Non-violence (no aggressive, vulgar, propaganda of any kind expression) and creativity.
The list of the international evaluating team will be announced on the official website on January 10, 2023.

Selections

2022.06.29 - 2023.02.28

Registration and Preliminary Evaluation

01

Evaluation criteria:
*Meet the submission requirements for each discipline
*No clear political affiliations
*No explicit religious or racial discriminations
*No explicitly pornographic images
*No violent and aggressive contents

2023.03.01 - 2023.03.31

World Public Selection Phase

02

World public registered on the official website will vote for their favorite artworks, and the top 200 artists in each art discipline will receive the award of OLYMP’ARTS Shortlisting.

2023.04.01 - 2023.04.15

Artists and Juries Voting

03

Artists and juries vote for the participants of the final.

2023.07

Final Phase

04

The public registered on the official website, all participating artists, the international evaluating team and all the visitors to the exhibition on-site will jointly vote for the nominated artworks online and offline, and the top three artists in each art discipline will finally win the OLYMP’ARTS Gold Trophies.

Public Voting

The vote of the world public, as an exclusive classification, is one of the main specificities of the OLYMP'ARTS.

The evaluation grids that will be proposed to the public will concern the imposed values which are beauty, aesthetics, harmony and non-violence.

If a personal appreciation is subjective, the universal character of a final judgment will exist by the establishment of the average of a world public vote representative of all the cultures - all the countries taking part in this world vote - in a completely anonymous way.

In this way, the influences that exist in all societies, as well as the modes and currents of thought, will not be able to have any effect on the result which will become objective on the universal level.

Members of the voting public will receive an official OLYMP'ARTS Judge diploma, valid for all the following OLYMP'ARTS.

Entry Process

01Registration

Register for your exclusive OLYMP’ARTS account with a valid E-mail address.

02Artwork Uploading

Participants can choose one or more than one art disciplines, but only one artwork can be submitted for each discipline.
Artworks must be created after 2015, and no markings or personal information should be added to the image or video backgrounds and credits of the artworks.

03Result Announcement

Stay tuned to the OLYMP'ARTS 2023 official website for the latest updates
If your artwork wins, we will contact you by email and phone call etc.

04Mailing the artwork

If your artwork is to be invited for exhibition, we will contact you by email or phone call to inform you of the mailing time and address.

Key Dates

Registration:Before February 28th, 2023

Start Date of Public Voting:2023.03.01

Start Date of Artists and Juries Voting:2023.04.01

Final & Award: July 2023

Entry Fee

A symbolic entry fee of $25 for each discipline is required before December 31st, 2022 to guarantee the identity of the participant and the seriousness of the registration. $30 is required after January 1st, 2023 till February 28th, 2023.
If you withdraw from the competition for personal reasons, the evaluation fee will not be refunded. If there is any problem with your payment, please contact us at contact@olymp-arts.org.

Disclaimer

1.All the entries submitted by the participants must be created by the participants themselves (or the group) for which they should have the full right to authorship. The OLYMP'ARTS 2023 Organizing Committee will cancel the participants’ qualification for this competition and the participants shall assume any and all consequences therefore in case any dispute on the intellectual property right or the right to authorship related to the entries occurs.

2.All disputes on the copyright or the intellectual property right arising from the entries of the entrants have nothing to do with the OLYMP'ARTS 2023 Organizing Committee. The OLYMP'ARTS 2023 Organizing Committee has the right to exhibit, publish (including electronic publishing) and collect the selected works.

3.In no event shall the OLYMP'ARTS 2023 Organizing Committee be responsible for any loss of or damage to any entry. The OLYMP'ARTS 2023 Organizing Committee doesn’t provide any delivery or return service for the entries, and hence no shipping charges, duties and etc. arising therefrom shall be borne by it.

4.All delivered works will be collected by the OLYMP'ARTS 2023 Organizing Committee and will not be returned.

5.The participants hereby agree and authorize the OLYMP'ARTS 2023 Organizing Committee to use, copy, reproduce or publish all submitted designs of any size (including but not limited to the following types: drawing, photographic photo, image, source file, draft, text, slide, physical items or digital material) without charging any cost, patent fee or remuneration after the OLYMP'ARTS 2023 Organizing Committee accepts their entries; the OLYMP'ARTS 2023 Organizing Committee will use the said designs in the related professional activities and promotions. 

Disputes

The OLYMP'ARTS 2023 Organizing Committee reserves the right of final interpretation of any doubts on the rules of this competition.
Any unfinished matters related to this competition, the OLYMP'ARTS 2023 Organizing Committee will further improve the rules and and make explanations.

Supporting Organizations