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Wednesday, April 14 2021 - 11:00
Registration for the International Competition will open in May, marking the start of the Cheongju Craft Biennale 2021
CHEONGJU, South Korea, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

The Organizing Committee of the Cheongju Craft Biennale(South Korea) will start 
accepting the "2021 Cheongju International Craft Contest" from May 1st to 31st 
to discover world-class craft artists.

The Cheongju International Craft Competition started in 1999, when the Biennale 
began, and has produced 47 award-winning works in total. It has established 
itself as an authoritative contest attracting attention from the world craft 

There are two fields of competition: the 'Craft Competition' and the 'Craft 
City Lab Competition'. In 'Craft City Lab Competition', artist or researcher 
suggest ideas and plans that will make the entire area of the Culture Factory, 
the venue of the Cheongju Craft Biennale, a symbolic space suitable for the 
craft city of Cheongju. 

'Craft Competition' 

The 'Craft Competition', which aims to reflect the flow of contemporary crafts 
and world arts and discover the value of future crafts, can apply to all genres 
in the craft field, and one person or one team can submit one piece at a time.

Only works produced within the last three years from 2018 to 2020 can be 
submitted, and only works that were first selected after online submission 
through the Biennale's official website will be accepted in original piece and 
the final results will be announced in August of this year.

'Craft City Lab Competition' 

The 'Craft City Lab Competition', started in 2019, is an idea and planning 
contest that can create a symbolic area that can reveal the value of the craft 
city of Cheongju, the venue of the Cheongju Craft Biennale. Will be written and 
published in the future. One person or one team can apply for one project at a 

Also, after the first online application through the Biennale's official 
website, the second PT screening will be conducted for selected applicants, and 
when the final selection is made, the research and writing will be completed by 
August of this year.

Both fields can apply for any age and nationality, and awards will be awarded 
to winners according to their award details, including a certificate and a 
medal, KRW 50,000,000 for Grand Prize, a craft contest and KRW 10,000,000 for 
Grand Prize, a craft city lab contest.

In addition, during the 2021 Cheongju Craft Biennale (September 8-October 17, 
the theme "Tools of Conviviality"), all winner will exhibit their works and 
will be included in the exhibition catalogue and the Craft City Lab contest 
winner's idea will be exhibit in biennale through publications. 

The organizing committee posted an online briefing video in both Korean and 
English through the Biennale's official YouTube( 
because Corona 19 is prolonged.

For more information on the 2021 Cheongju International Crafts Competition, 
please visit the Cheongju Craft Biennale's official website( For 
related inquiries:

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SOURCE: The Organizing Committee of the Cheongju Craft Biennale(South Korea)

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   Caption: Cheongju Craft Competition 2019_photo