Wednesday, April 28, 2010

CALL: Competition - Identity and Spirit of Old Tbilisi

British Council, Goethe Institute, the Directorate for Cultural Heritage of Norway, Georgian Arts and Culture Centre Istoriali, and ICOMOS Georgia invite everyone who is interested in the Old Tbilisi heritage to take part in the online competition "Identity and Spirit of Old Tbilisi", open from 15 March to 15 June 2010.

The competition is a part of the project called Urban Heritage Preservation: Identity and Spirit of Old Tbilisi ("Old Tbilisi Identity and Spirit" at ).

For details look at:!%2Fpages%2FOld-Tbilisi-Identity-and-Spirit%2F337946047303%3Fref%3Dmf&h=c070b

The project, Urban Heritage Preservation: Identity and Spirit of Old Tbilisi, aims at exploring how the past interacts with the present and future, promoting a dialogue between cultures, sharing experience and building capacity in the country as Georgia moves forward in her development. The Project is supported by EC. The theme for this competition is the Heritage of Old Tbilisi perceived by locals and visitors.

We invite you to produce your idea in the shape of photographs, drawings, sketches or other media that capture what the spirit of Old Tbilisi as an idea might mean to you. The aim of the competition is to encourage the interested audiences to express through photography, sketches, drawings, etc their understanding of Old Tbilisi identity, spirit and heritage. The competition is open.

Prize – a camera for each of the three nominations

For best photo
For best sketch/drawing
For best work in other media

The works of the winners will be included in the publication with the Project materials.

The best 40 works will be exhibited at the Goethe Institute Exhibition Hall.

Deadline for uploading your works: 17:00 15 June 2010

Technical Requirements: How to Upload Photos to Facebook

Step 1 - Go to page “Old Tbilisi Identity and Spirit” at -!/pages/Old-Tbilisi-Identity-and-Spirit/337946047303?ref=mf

Step 2 - Login at the top right corner of the screen using your email and password.

Step 3 - You will be sent to “Old Tbilisi Identity and Spirit” home page and look at the page menu (it has the words Wall, Info, Photos, Discussions, Boxes, Notes…)

Step 4 – In the window -”write something” you should write your Name/Surname, the captions you want about your photo. Than click on the ‘Attach Photo’ button below the space

Step 5 – Click on the “Upload a Photo” button.

Step 6 – Now you can click ‘Browse’ and ‘Browse your Computer’ for the pictures you would like to upload.

Step 7 - After your photo has uploaded, click the "Share" button. You are done! Your photo will be placed in the Fan Photos Album of the page. Maximum number of works: You can upload up to three works

Minimum size of entries -1 megabyte;
Maximum size of entries: 5 megabytes
Format of the photographs: jpeg
Titles: In case of photographs, drawings and sketches, along with a title, you can add captions of up to 20 words to explain what the works are about.

Dates of the submitted works: Works can be created before the start date of the competition

Please consider the following:

Note 1: Images submitted as part of the competition may be used by the British Council and the Project Partners to promote the Urban Heritage Preservation: Identity and Spirit of Old Tbilisi Project
Note 2: Derogatory or obscene works will not be accepted. Any work considered to be of such a nature will result in immediate disqualification from the competition.
Note 3: Offensive words in the captions will not be tolerated. Any work considered to be of such a nature will result in immediate disqualification from the competition.
Note 4: All communication with you will be via the email address you provided when signing up.
Note 5: Participants must have written permission before submitting identifiable photos of anyone who is under the age of 16.

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