art. 1 purpose of the competition

The Trieste Contemporanea Committee announces the seventh edition of the international design competition "Trieste Contemporanea" with the objective of promoting the most original expressions in design from the countries of Central-Eastern Europe . The initiative is organized in co-production with the glass school "Scuola del Vetro Abate Zanetti" of Murano. The contest is promoted under the patronage of the Central European Initiative (C.E.I.) and is supported by the Autonomous Region Friuli Venezia Giulia and the CRTrieste Foundation.

art. 2 Theme of the 2006 competition: glass jewel

The 2006 competition has as its objective the investigation of the relationship between the human body and glass as a material, through its special moulding qualities, its versatility and its possibility to be worn, which have always made it as a protagonist in the decoration of the human body.
The candidates wishing to participate in the competition are required to submit projects concerning the creation of any type of glass jewelry which complies with the following criteria:
a. the object will have to be conceived as an ornament for the body and thus, after its creation, will have to be wearable.
b. glass should be the predominant material making up the object

art. 3 criteria for admission to the competition

The competition is open to all designers born in, or who are currently citizens of, the countries adhering to C.E.I. (Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Ukraine) as well as Estonia, Germany, Latvia and Lithuania.
If applying as a group, the majority of the group members must be born in, or currently be citizens of, the above stated countries.

art. 4 Terms of participation in the competition

REGISTRATION: enrolment to the competition is free of charge. In order to participate candidates must submit their projects and their duly filled-in application form in each of its sections (which may also be downloaded from this web-site), to the Trieste Contemporanea Committee by the given deadline. Groups are asked to submit one application form only containing the details of the group-leader and indicating the names and nationality/citizenship of all group members.