Gabrovo Municipality organizes a public contest for Logo of Gabrovo – as Creative City of Crafts and Folk Art, addressing artists and graphic designers from all over the country and abroad.
The Logo should represent Gabrovo as a favorable place for creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation.
The creator of the winning logo will be awarded with 1,250 Euro. In addition, two incentive awards of 250 Euro each, will also be announced. The new Logo will be used in future communication campaigns and presentations, as part of the regulated rules of UNESCO or as a separate Logo to identify Gabrovo as Creative City, part of UNESCO Creative Cities Network.
The specifications are described in details on the official website.
In 2017, Gabrovo joined the network of creative cities of UNESCO as City of Crafts and Folk Art. The network was established in 2004 for supporting the cooperation between cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development. At present, the network consist 180 cities from 72 countries that work together to put creativity and creative industries at the center of their local development plans and to cooperate actively at the international level.
Gabrovo is a city with an impressive history, a true guardian of traditional crafts and folk art, with specific genuine humour creatively adapt to modern times with a strong vibe for future development. These factors are fundamental for the development of the city through arts and culture. Local community respect and preserve the crafts as a cultural value and recognizes their potential for development in the fields of culture, economic and education.
The graphic symbol should represent Gabrovo as a favorable place for creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation. It must be recognizable, influential, original and flexible in its use. The new sign will be used in future communication campaigns and presentations, as part of the regulated use of UNESCO or as a separate graphic sign to identify Gabrovo as “City of Crafts, Folk Art and Creative Industries”.
The contest is open to Bulgarian and foreign individuals and legal entities and their associations.
Projects are submitted via e-form application from 12 midday on 2nd of January 2019 till 16:00 on 21st of January 2019.
Each author may submit up to three projects.