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16th Noma Concourse for Picture Book Illustrations

Call for Submitions

The Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU) invites as many talented illustrators as possible who are above 15 years old to take part in the 16th Noma Concourse, one of the major and most prestigious contests for picture book illustration worldwide, has been biennially organized since 1978 in order to encourage illustrators in Asia, the Pacific, Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and the Arab States, by providing them with an opportunity to introduce their works widely to the world.

The prize-winning works are to be displayed in several exhibitions in Japan and at BIB (Biennale of Illustrations, Bratislava) in the Slovak Republic. Also these works will be publicized in a catalogue published by ACCU, as well as through the NOMA Concourse website. The winner of the Grand Prize will be awarded with a medal and US$ 3,000.

The closing date of which is 30th September 2008.

For details, please see www.accu.or.jp/noma/.