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10th The International Triennial of Stage Poster-Sofia 2022

Deadline: May 15, 2022

Dear colleagues,
Posters for participation at the 10th International Triennial of Stage Poster-Sofia should be submitted by May 30, 2022 (final possible date of postmark on your shipment)
For convenience, Bulgarian authors may submit posters on June 6, 2022, at the Union of Bulgarian Artists, 6th Shipka St., from 10 AM to 6 PM.
We remind you that posters have to be sent with the following postal inscription:
“Printed materials with no commercial value”.
Because of the war we are contemporaries in and the vocation of posters to express the feelings of society, we are expanding the special topic Posters for Posters with the message: THE POWER OF POSTERS

The Triennial aims to present the achievements of artists from all over the world, creating posters for the cultural scene—classical, modern, experimental forms of various stage performances: theatre, opera, dance, operetta, musical, circus, puppet theatre, pantomime, concerts, pop music, festivals, video and visual forms, etc.
The Tenth International Triennial of Stage Poster-Sofia will be held in November 2022 in Sofia.
Terms of participation:
Accepted are posters created during the period May 30, 2019 – April 30, 2022.
1st Category: Printed posters for cultural events —classical, modern, multi-genre, etc. display of theatrical, stage, screen, musical, visual or other type of art.
2nd Category: Posters on a specific topic: POSTERS FOR POSTERS
The organizers’ idea for the 10th anniversary edition of the Triennial is to focus on the poster itself, and on its creator—the poster artist. We expect to receive posters for solo or group exhibitions; for forums and poster competitions; for personalities from the world of the poster; posters that reflect your personal attitude towards the poster itself as a way of thinking and as a stage for expression.
The section is open to posters issued for events that have already taken place or that are created specifically for the tenth edition of the International Triennial of Stage Poster-Sofia.
No text is required.
Minimum format А2 (420 х 594 mm)
Number of posters to be submitted:
Each artist may submit up to 4 posters, accompanied by CD (size A5, format .jpg, .eps, .tif, .pdf, at 300 dpi resolution, CMYK) with their digital images, a completed application form for participation and a short CV.
Each file must be labeled as follows: Country_Name_Surname_Title-of-poster.
You can send a flash drive with the sent posters or you can send files to the following e-mail address:
It is desirable already issued posters to be submitted in two copies.
Submission deadline: not later than May 15, 2022.
There is no participation fee.
Tenth International Triennial of Stage Poster–Sofia 2022
6 Shipka Street, 4th floor. Sofia 1504, Bulgaria
Tel.: +359 2 8467248
A national jury will select the collection of the 10th Triennial.
The results of the selection will be published and announced in June 2022.
An authoritative international jury will determine the awards shortly before the opening ceremony of the Triennial. The awards will be announced during the opening ceremony event.
GRAND PRIX – statuette GOLDEN POSTER, a small sculpture by Prof. Bogomil Nikolov
TWO EQUIVALENT PRIZES – a bronze plaque by Prof. Bogomil Nikolov (for each of the two categories)
PRIZE FOR YOUNG AUTHOR (not older than 35) – a bronze plaque by Georgi Chapkanov, created in memory of the eminent Bulgarian artist Assen Stareyshinski.
Every participant should send their posters properly packed for transportation, without frames or passé-partout, and labelled “Printed Matter. No commercial value”.
The organizers bear no responsibility for any damages incurred during transportation.
Upon consent of the authors, posters remain property of the Fund of the Triennial after the closing of the exhibition.
The organizers are allowed to photograph and reproduce the posters free of charge for the needs of all both printed and digital materials and publications dedicated to the Triennial.
The organizers reserve the right to reject any work which is not in compliance with the statute of the Triennial, violates moral standards, or offends national or religious sensibilities.
A colour catalogue of the Tenth International Triennial of Stage Poster–Sofia 2022 will be published. All participants in the Triennial will receive a free copy of the catalogue edition.
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Deadline: May 15, 2022

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