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European Advancement Award for Young Glass Artists
„Zwieseler Kölbl“

General Information for Applicants

Town of Zwiesel – Glass town and health resort in the Bavarian Forest National Park.
The organisation will be carried out by the health and tourist information
working in conjunction with the Agenda-Glas work group.
The „Zwieseler Kölbl“ advancement award will be awarded for the third time in 2013.

Entry Requirements:
Any European glass-worker under 30 years of age can take part.
Each entrant can register up two glass articles for the competition, which may not be more than 2 years old and/or have not previously been exhibited.

The competition is divided into jury and public prizes with the following awards:
1. Prize – 2.000,-- Euro
2. Prize – 1.000,-- Euro
3. Prize – 500,-- Euro
Public Prize:
1. Prize – 1.000,-- Euro

Time framework:
by 30.04.2013: Submission of the registration documents with photos (if possible on CD or by mail)
by 15.06.2013: Pre-selection by the jury
18.07. – 20.07.2013: Arrival of the articles for the glass exhibition in Zwiesel
by 04.08.2013: Decision by the jury of the winner of the jury prize and invitation to the glass artist to come to the opening of the exhibition
09.08.2013: Opening of the glass exhibition in Zwiesel and prize-giving of the jury prizes to the prize-winners
03.10.2013: Presentation of the public prize to the winner

Order of events:
The pre-chosen nominated items will be presented to the public in an exhibition in Zwiesel from 03 September until 03 October 2013.

By applying to take part the glass-artists agree to display any items selected by the jury in the exhibition.
The jury prize award follows the opening of the exhibition on 09 August 2013.
The winner of the public prize will be announced on 03 October 2013.
Submitted photos will be used both for advertising purposes as well as in the exhibition catalogue. (Please ensure the photos are of a good standard!).
Photos submitted free-of-charge by the artists may be used for advertising purposes in any way the organisers wish. By registering to take part artists confirm they hold the public rights to the photos.
Items selected must be delivered at the artists’ own cost. Return transport costs will be met by the organisers. However, this only relates to items the artist has said are available for sale. If items are registered as “not for sale“ the artist will be responsible for both delivery and return costs.
It is also possible for artists to deliver and collect the items themselves. The town of Zwiesel will retain 30% of the sale price of any item sold during the exhibition.
Items will be exhibited according to the organisers requirements. Special wishes of artists can only be taken into account, provided they do not give rise to any additional costs and do not affect the overall impression of the exhibition. In every case the final decision rests with the organisers. Throughout the period of the exhibition, items will be insured for 75% of the sale price. However, this does not apply to transport to or from the exhibition. Supervisory staff will be provided by the organisers.

For all questions regarding entry to the „Zwieseler Kölbl“ or about the glass art exhibition please contact:
Kur- und Touristik-Information
Frau Karin Fuchs
Stadtplatz 27
D-94227 Zwiesel
Tel. 09922-840521
Fax 09922-840527
You can also get the entry forms from this address (or as a download from the Internet at www.glastage-zwiesel.de)
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