Wuxi launched a distinctive cultural creative design contest for the third consecutive year on May 15 in the hope of helping turn viable creative ideas into marketable products and services.
The contest is now inviting submissions of design works across a range of categories including but not limited to articles of daily use, cultural tourism products, intangible cultural heritage crafts, public advertisements, architecture, and helping enterprises create a customized image.
Individual or team participants can visit the event following website to fill out the necessary information and submit work: http://www.wxwcds.com . Entries may include graphics, images, video clips, and other form of media as deemed appropriate.
The entry process runs as follows; works that pass through the first round examination in July and August will later be registered for copyright prior to an exhibition that will be held in October. The final list of award winners will be released in November.
Organized by Wuxi's municipal department of publicity, the event offers generous prizes to the top entries. The five first prize winners will be awarded 30,000 yuan ($7,252), while ten runners up will receive 10,000 yuan each, and twenty third prize winners will each receive 5,000 yuan.
At the same time, a special fund will be launched to help outstanding design works realize volume production and selling. It will also focus on transferring creative ideas into social productivity.
Apart from the municipal level contest, the city's industry center, Xinwu district, also launched a cultural creative competition to help talented designers, makers, and entrepreneurs in the creative and cultural industries find funding and bring their projects to the district.