11th International Children's Art Contest "Anton Chekhov and Characters of his Works"
February 8, 2022: Taganrog Local Government is inviting you to take part in the International
Children's Art Contest "Anton Chekhov and Characters of his Works" to be held in his home city Taganrog, May 2022.
It will be held for the eleventh time in Taganrog and is dedicated to works by Anton Chekhov. The first competition was held in 2004 during the Centennital Anniversary of author's death and brought together over 200 artworks from 14 cities of Russia, Ukraine and Byelorussia.
Since 2007 it has been held biannually and so far brought together artworks from 62 countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Byelorussia, Bulgaria, Canada, China (Peoples' Republic of China, Hong Kong and Taiwan), Czech Republic, Donetsk Peoples' Republic, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, United States of America and Uzbekistan.
"Lady With a Dog" by Vasilisa Kolesnik (Yalta, Crimea, Russia).
Rostov Oblast Ministry of Culture;
Taganrog Arts and Culture Council;
Taganrog Local Government, Foreign Relations Office;
Department of Engineering Drawing and Computer-Aided Design, Academy of Engineering & Technology (Southern Federal University);
Union of Russian Artists, Rostov Oblast Branch;
Union of Russian Artists, Taganrog Branch;
Union of Russian Artists, Rostov Oblast Branch;
Taganrog Childrens' Art School named after Seraphima Blonskaya;
"Voyage to Siberia" by Kuruppu Arachchiage Sureni (Sri Lanka).
Mr. Oleg Ignatov, the President of the Board of the Rostov branch of the Union of Russian Artists;
Mr. Nikolay Livada, member of the Taganrog Branch of the Union of Russian Artists and Honored Cultural Worker of Russia;
Ms. Lyudmila Kazakova, art expert at Taganrog Museum of Art;
Ms. Victoria Barvenko, member of the Taganrog Branch of the Union of Russian Artists;
Mr. Yuri Smolin, member of the Taganrog Branch of the Union of Russian Artists, teacher at the Taganrog Chekhov Teachers' College;
Blonskaya Children's Art School Ulitsa R. Luxembourg 153-1 347900 Taganrog RUSSIA
If you cannot print out this form for any reason, write to the address listed above or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to receive an official entry form, which lists all rules, requirements, and entry instructions. Be sure to include the name and address of where the entry information should be sent.
Terms and Conditions of Art Contest Submissions to Taganrog Blonskaya Children's Art School
Participants: students of children's art schools, schools of art, fine art studios, art clubs and individual amateur participants.
Age: The contest is open to children from all around the world from age 4 to 17 years.
Dimensions: 62 x 42.5 centimeters (40.4 x 16.7 inches) or smaller.
artwork should not be framed
artwork should be signed on the backside (in PRINT characters, in English or in Russian): original work title; author's first/last name; age; sex; mailing address; country; email; phone or fax
(for classes, clubs, groups, educational institutions) name and address of the school, first/last name of the teacher
the parcel with artwork(s) should bear the inscription: "WITHOUT COMMERCIAL VALUE".
Original artwork submitted with contest entry becomes the property of the contest organizers and cannot be returned.
Participants assign all copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property rights in their submitted artwork to contest organizers.
Winning artworks may be used in various programs aimed at popularization of children's creativity.
By submitting an entry, each contestant and his/her parent/legal guardian agree: they have read, understand and will comply with these official rules; and, or to the extent permitted by law, consent to the use of the Contestant's name, likeness and/or biographical data for purposes of advertising and promotion by the organization committee, without further consent, compensation or approval.
Number of works:
Individual contestants may enter up to TWO works;
Educational institutions may enter up to TEN works.
Artwork should be sent to:
The Blonskaya Children's Art School Ulitsa R. Luxembourg 153-1 347900 Taganrog RUSSIA
Deadlines for submissions:
All entries must be postmarked by March 1, 2022.
Notification of the art contest results:
The exhibition and the awards ceremony will open on September 9, 2022 at the Taganrog Chekhov Central Public Library on Ulitsa Petrovskaya 96.
Participant diplomas and certificates
Organization Committee: Mrs. Lyudmila Skrynnikova Arts & Culture Council
Taganrog Local Government
Ulitsa Petrovskaya 73
347900 Taganrog RUSSIA