Poster Design Contest about Typography and Money Prizes with an Opportunity to Travel to Greece

Museum of Typography
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The Museum of Typography has launched the 5th International Poster Contest for 2019. Following the great success of the 4th International Poster Contest about Typography, with 570 entries from 51 countries, the Museum of Typography in Chania expands its field of interest and invites artists from around the world to participate in the 5th contest themed “Typography – a window to the world”.

Terms of Participation:

  1. Professionals and students of graphic and visual arts who wish to design an original poster inspired by their homeland, featuring the culture, characteristic monuments – symbols, the natural environment, the history, the people, even the things that need to be changed.
  2. Dimensions should be 50 × 70 cm. PDF, CMYK, an image at 200 ppi and not exceed 25 Mb. Otherwise, the work should be sent with wetransfer, or similar service. A low resolution (.jpg) file should be attached for web use.
  3. The contest is open to anyone who wants to take part with the possibility of sending only one original project created specifically for the competition. Employees of “Haniotika News” SA and the “Printing Museum of Yannis & Eleni Garedaki” are excluded from the contest.
  4. The results of the competition will be announced at the awards ceremony that will be hosted at the “Museum of Typography” amphitheater. After the ceremony, the results will be announced in the newspaper “Haniotika Nea” and the website. 
  5. By participating in the contest, creators declare that the data used to create their work are original and do not include third-party copyrights.
  6. The creators of the 30 projects that will be awarded or will receive a distinction indicate that they do not retain any property rights to the works they will deliver.
  7. The “Museum of Typography” will be able to re-use freely, for any purpose and in any manner, whether or not all or part of the material sent by the 30 distinguished creators.
  8. Participation in the competition automatically implies acceptance of the terms of this notice.


The 30 posters selected by the jury will receive honorary distinctions and the top three will receive substantial prizes:

  1. €1,500 for the first winner
  2. €1,000 for the second winner
  3. €700 for the third winner

The awards and prizes ceremony, along with the opening of the exhibition, will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at the amphitheater of the Museum of Typography.

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United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Both gender
Art, Design

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Anyone Interested
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Opportunity will take place in
Required Documents
Sample of your work

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Art, Design, and Music
Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
Required Languages
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Museum of Typography

The first Museum of Typography in Greece is located in Chania, Crete, in the heart of the Mediterranean sea. It... More details