General regulations

Registration deadline: until December 29, 2022 inclusive.
Exhibition dates: January 7-14, 2023
Dates of the musical and poetic evening:
      January 7, 2023, from 16:00
       January 14, 2023, from 16:00
The address of the exhibition in Moscow: Exhibition Hall of the Eurasian Art Union - The Gallery "EURASIA", Moscow, Andropova ave., 17, p.1.
Competition program of Art Christmas International is open to any artist, over the age of 18 years, from any country. The competition includes three professional categories of participants: "Professionals," "Amateurs" and "Students" (for details, see "Entry Category"). Each of these categories is competing in its own category. Art objects can be declared for the contest from one artist and from a group of collaborators, which does not affect the jury's decision and the general rules of the contest. There can be one art object in multiple categories. In this case it is necessary to make duplicates of files for each category and pay the participation fee in accordance with the rates for the participation of every art object.

Participation forms:
1) Participation in the competitive & exhibition program: online (in absentia) and in person (internal way)
2) Participation in Art Fairs program: full-time participation
3) Participation in master classes: a) as a listener, and b) as a lecturer

Dates and place:
"Art Christmas" International festival-holiday of Christmas and New Year's art will be held one of the most popular venues in St. Petersburg - in Big exhibition hall of the St. Petersburg Union of Artists. (St. Petersburg, Bolshaya Morskaya street, 38 (next to the Palace Square!).

Expert Council (jury) evaluates the entries in each of the contests. The Expert Council is composed of the following professional groups:
a) famous artists from Russia, Europe, Asia and America;
b) representatives of the specialized media;
c) representatives producing companies;

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (for full-time and part-time participants):
For registration in the competition program authors send to the organizing committee (e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) required materials (list of registration materials, refer to "How to participate"). Digital materials should be at least 200 dpi, no less than 600 pixels on the smaller side and saved as images in formats or .JPEG. JPG, mode RGB, file size: from 1 to 20 MB. Labels for each file should be sent as a separate file in the format of Word.

Special REQUIREMENTS (for full-time participants):
After registering through the Internet full-time participants bring their artworks on December 30, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m..
Head of the need to be prepared for display at the Vertical Stand & Wall:
a) have hooks, loops or eyelets for hanging
b) have a firm basis (mat, frame, sub-frame, etc.)
c) have a label (in the lower right corner on the front side)
g) together with the exhibition provided an art object applicant rents "Card-transfer act", which will be the basis for the subsequent issuance of entries at the end of the exhibition.
After the show full-time art objects are returned. The Organizing Committee can arrange to send full-time work by mail, special request and payment of transport costs.
There are could be any size of full-time work, but in the case of the provision of an exhibition of art-object (except the competition sculptures) not more than 100 cm. by longer side (including frame), the applicant shall pay an additional fee at the rate of: the amount of 101 to 150 cm - an additional 50% of the entry fee at a rate of 151 cm to 200 cm. - an additional 100%, etc.

To participate in the competition you must sent the following material to e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
a) Application form (download Word, PDF)
b) Labels (download Word, PDF);
c) Photo of the author (with a minimum of 3x4 cm.)
d) Images of the works (at least 200 dpi, no more than 20 MB);
e) Copy of the payment of the entry fee (see "Participation Fee")

If the author is involved in more than one category / categories or multiple competitive works, the payment voucher can be one, on the applicant (or one of a group of co-authors). Required: number of photos (files) must match the number of participating entries. In the case of the participation of one images in multiple categories is necessary to make duplicates for each category.
The competition is only fully formed application, including the above-mentioned five registration points. The organizing committee reserves the right to refuse participation in the competition, if an art object violates social norms or denigrates someone's dignity.

Returning the original disks or photos
All applications must include the appropriate organizational contributions. If a participant sends a request to return the original disks or photos by mail, you must pay: organizational expenses (650 rubles) and transportation costs (upon receipt, the materials will be shipped by cash on delivery).

After all participants receive diplomas, certificates party (the number corresponds to the number of diplomas participated in the competition of art objects), and winners - printed diplomas of the winner. It is possible to send certificates in electronic form (on a separate application to the Organizing Committee). The cost of the registration fee includes shipping diplomas mail for correspondence participants.

Allowed signature, stamp or any other identification of authorship anywhere images. Subsequently, competitive images published with the author's distinctive marks.

By special request competing art objects (CDs, posters and original art objects) can be returned at the end of the exhibition. In this case it is necessary to make a special request and pay shipping costs for the Postal Service. The Organizing Committee is not responsible for any damage or loss of entries during transportation, as this will be the responsibility of the postal service on a general basis.

Copyright and all other rights remain with the artist. In the case where the competition provided art objects representative of the author, responsibility for authorship lies with the applicant. The Organizing Committee has the right to use the name (pseudonym) and images participating in the competition and exhibition of art objects for the purpose of advertising and promotion of the International project "Art Week" and the Russian Art Week, and non-commercial use as an illustration and media. All participants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by the International project "Art Week" and the Russian Art Week for marketing and promotional purposes, including for-profit publishing in any media, such as exhibitions, print and digital media . By participating in the contest, the author (s) consents to the inclusion in the catalog "New Faces of Arts" photos of the author and art objects.
The Organizing Committee of the Russian Art Week is not responsible for art objects and images rendered in violation of the competition rules, or for those who violate the copyright, as in this case, the responsibility of the person filing the application for participation in the competition program of the Russian Art Week (applicant).