7th International Reggae Poster Contest

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7th International Reggae Poster Contest

7th International Reggae Poster Contest now is over!

7th International Reggae Poster Contest: The International Reggae Poster Contest announced its 7th biennial call for entries for social communication and like every year is dedicate to create a poster about Reggae Music.

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The International Reggae Poster Contest 2019 biennial call for entries for social communication now is opened for entries in its 7th edition and like every year is dedicate to create a poster about Reggae Music!

The objective of the International Reggae Poster Contest is to build awareness for positive reggae music and to celebrate the global achievements of reggae and its impact on the world. The term reggae, as used by the contest, encompasses all the popular Jamaican musical genres; ska, rocksteady, roots reggae, dub, dancehall and the unique Jamaican soundsystem. Theme of the this edition is Reggae Music: Messages from Jamaica to the World. Feel free to explore topics of Reggae covering any one of the genres. In addition, incorporate the contest theme as part of the poster design.

For this 7th contest, the organiser would like entries to focus on the messages that reggae and all the other genres of Jamaican popular music music are spreading globally. They are looking for creative visual expressions that capture the energy and the vibe of Jamaican culture, at home and internationally.

Moreover, the contest is also an opportunity to raise funds to support the amazing work of a historic and wonderful Jamaican institution, the Alpha Boys’ School. The Alpha Boys’ School is a jewel in the centre of Kingston, and it shines all over Jamaica and, through its graduates, in the music they create, throughout the world. Alpha decades of success with young Jamaicans, entering raw and emerging world-renown musicians themselves is a testimony to the storied success. Without this amazing institution and its successful music program; Ska, Rocksteady, Dub and Roots Reggae music may not have been invented.

Submission requirements:

Submited poster need to be 700×980 pixels, 72 dpi, RGB ad saved in .JPEG. The file should not exceed the 5mb. But the winning poster need to be of the following dimensions: 50cm x 70cm (5906×8268 pixels), 300dpi,(CMYK), oriented verticaly (portrait) Only. Posters may be designed by a single artist or by a team. Designers are allowed to submit any number of original posters. Posters should be original artworks and should not have been published in prints, internet, social media etc.

The top 100 posters will be selected by a jury panel comprising international design professionals. The winners will be announced on May 1, 2020.

There is no entry fee for this competition!

Who may enter?

The 7th International Reggae Poster Contest 2020 is open to all graphic designers and artists internationally.

Entry fees

There is no entry fee to participate!

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