YEREVAN(Armenpress) — The submission of applications for the 2016 “Art Fest” International Youth Open Festival was announced following a presentation of their official website at the Yerevan State Institute of Theater and Cinematography that took place couple days ago.
The website contains information regarding “Art Fest” history, staff, professional committees, and rules of participation. Online submissions can be submitted at www.artfest.am.
Creators or groups of creators aged from 16 to 30 from all around the world have the opportunity to participate. During the competition, there will be examined professional, as well as amateur and student works. The deadline to submit is April 11.
“The participants from the UK and France have already filled the applications for participating in the festival. We hope that this year under one roof, we will gather the creative young people from Armenia and abroad,” said Erik Barseghyan, the president of “Art Fest” International Youth Open Festival. From June 3 to 10, in the framework of “ART FEST” creating and brilliant young people will present the following types of Arts: Theatrical Arts, Cinematography, Music, Fine Arts, Cloth-design, Painting, Photography, Graphics, and Sculpture.
The festival will include master classes by local and foreign specialists in the mentioned categories.
“Art Fest ” is aimed to promote a creative atmosphere among the youth, to expand the range of professional cooperation, to help improve young artists’ professional skills, and to discover new names and the creative achievements of the year. The festival is a competition. After viewing the exhibitions, the Professional Committee selects the best works and gives awards on the day of the award ceremony.