Finnish cultural feats and figures will be celebrated at the Cultural Gala in Tampere in 2021 and 2022. Design Museum will be one of the key partners of the gala.
The purpose of the contest is to design an award trophy for the new Cultural Gala awards. The trophies will be presented for the first time at the Cultural Gala organized in Tampere in November 2021. The design contest is organized by the Design Museum Helsinki in cooperation with Ornamo Art and Design Finland, and the Cultural Gala.
Design the award trophy of the Cultural Gala! The material or shape of the trophy design are not restricted, and the trophy can be designed for small-scale serial production or to be completed as unique works of art. The contest will be open from 24 March to 4 May 2021.
The winning entry of the design contest and the two runners-up, together with their designers, will be published on 16 June 2021, and the winning entries will be posted on this home page on the same day.
Full instructions and terms and conditions of the design contest are available here:
Any questions and comments concerning the contest must be made before 5 April 2021 by e-mail to the Contest Secretary: Piia Lehtinen, email@example.com. The questions and their answers will be posted on this page, in anonymized form, on 9 April 2021 at 12:00 Finnish time.
More information about the Cultural Gala here.
Design contest Q&A
How many awards will be handed out in the gala annually?
15–25 awards will be handed out in the gala annually.
What is the production budget or price range of the awards?
The production budget of the awards is approximately EUR 300–800 per award.
Should the award indicate the year and name of the gala?
The following information should preferably be indicated on the award object (or in connection to it): Kulttuurigaala [Cultural Gala], award category and year.