Record number of entries at the 3rd International Poster Contest, 9/2016

The 3rd international poster contest organized by Museum of Typography completed with a record number of entries. The winners of the contest will be revealed on September 24 at 7:30 pm at an event in the auditorium of the Museum.

The first three winners of the contest will receive significant prizes, sponsored be the newspaper "Haniotika nea" (1000 euro the first, EUR 700 the second and 500 third). Also, the 30 best posters selected by the jury will be presented at the exhibition and their authors will receive special honors.

Keynote speaker at the event will be Constantinos Staikos, architect, historian of the book entitled: "The origins of Greek typography." Also there will be short speeches by the members of the jury George Matthiopoulos, professor of Applied Graphic Design Department of the School of Art Studies in Athens, Alexander Kokkolas, graphic artist, professor of graphic design at the College Vakalo and Helen Stavridis, graphic designer.

This year's international poster contest had entries from literally everywhere on Earth (Colorado - Illinois - Indiana (USA), Ukraine, Italy, Iran, Russia, France, Austria, Netherlands, Madrid - Barcelona (Spain), Thailand, Cyprus, Ireland, Korea, Belarus, Slovakia, Australia, Lebanon, Oman, Poland, Serbia, Germany, Chile, Taiwan, Belgium, New York, Hungary, Colombia, Switzerland, Ecuador, Turkey, Lithuania, Great Britain, Armenia, Australia, Mexico, Poland, Croatia, Spain, Canada, Beijing, Japan, Sudan, Bulgaria, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, Venezuela, India, Pakistan, Czech Republic, Sweden, Portugal and Indonesia) and of course all over Greece (Athens, Thessaloniki, Alexandroupolis, Messina, Patras, Karditsa, Kalyvia Attica, Kalamata, Lefkada, Fthiotida, Rafina, Rhodes, Florina, Halkida, Pella, Piraeus, Pieria, Xanthi, Heraklion and Chania).
The 30 best posters of the contest will be exhibited at the auditorium of the Museum of Typography, where will be hosted the International Congress of theAssociation of European Printing Museum (AEPM), in May 2017.

After the event, the names of the winners will be announced on the website of the museum , the museum's facebook page, the newspaper "Haniotika Nea" and the websites of the contest's sponsors.