Opening of applications for the 1st National Prize for Plastic Arts

The Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication – Department of Culture – announced on Friday the opening of applications for the first edition of the National Prize for Plastic Arts for the year 2022 in all regions of the Kingdom. .

Applications to participate in the “National Prize for Plastic Arts” are open from October 26 to November 26, 2022, the ministry said in a press release, explaining that this event aims to motivate artists and encourage artists to creativity and encourage them to continue their innovative efforts or even discover national energies among young people while allocating them financial and media support.

“The National Prize for Plastic Arts” includes the following categories: The National Prize for young painters aged 18 to 30, a competition initiated in two phases as part of regional meetings organized by the Department of Culture, underlines the press release , explaining that the first is organized during the regional meetings organized at the level of each regional directorate, while the second is intended for the winners of the regional meetings who will compete during the national meeting of young visual artists for the National Prize of artists.

A prize-giving ceremony will be organized on Friday, December 23, 2022, during which the winners of the regional meetings of young painters will win 30,000 Dhs (1st prize), 20,000 Dhs (2nd prize) and 10,000 Dhs (3rd prize). For the National Prize for young painters, the winners will pocket 100,000 dhs (national excellence prize), 60,000 dhs (national excellence prize) and 40,000 dhs (national encouragement prize)

The national prize for artistic photography is open to candidates over the age of 18, and includes a first prize endowed with 60,000 dirhams, a second prize endowed with 50,000 dirhams and a third prize of 40,000 dirhams.

For its part, the sculpture prize is intended for people over 18: the 1st prize (60,000 dhs), the 2nd prize (50,000 dhs) and the 3rd prize (40,000 dhs).

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