Yibin is located at the concourse of River Jinjiang and River Minjiang, as “Top One City along Yangtze River”. The developed wine industry with Wuliangye as the representative has turned Yibin into “City of Wine in China”. Yibin, surrounded by bamboo forests, is the “City of Bamboo” in reality as well in name, with the largest bamboo area in the country. With the bamboo sea in Shunan as “the greenest in the world”, it’s highly appreciated by Huang Tingjian- the poet and calligrapher in the Northern Song Dynasty as “Magnificent! The bamboos wave in miles.”
In order to inherit and spread the excellent traditional culture of China, enrich the spiritual and cultural life of the people, and motivate the poetry and calligraphy creation and development in China, Yibin Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government and China Comment Periodical Office have jointly organized the first “Spread Chinese Bamboo Culture, To Be A Chinese of Moral Integrity”-“Gentleman Style· Chinese Bamboo· Everlasting Elegance” Poetry Painting Competition for Chinese on Earth.
Now the announcement is as the following:
1. Host unit: China Comment Periodical Office, Yibin Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government
Guiding unit: Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Xinhua Painting and Calligraphy Academy
Organizer: Beijing China Comment Cultural and Media Center, Publicity Department of Yibin Municipal Party Committee, Yibin Literary Federation, China Beauty
2. Time for the solicit contribution
August 28, 2018-October 25, 2018
3. Requirements of the solicit contribution
The original works to spread the bamboo culture and the wine culture. Poetry: both the new-style poetry and the old-style poetry are acceptable, in one piece; Calligraphy: it’s not limited in the typeface (notes for the cursive script and the seal script are needed); traditional Chinese painting: landscape, figure, flowers and birds are acceptable. The size of the calligraphy and the traditional Chinese painting shall be not smaller than 4 chi, both the horizontal and the vertical versions are acceptable.
The submitted work must be the original work of the contributor, who shall bear any involved legal liability. It’s forbidden to copy, imitate, duplicate or scan the work to contribute.
Gold Award, 1, 10000RMB;
Silver Award, 3, 5000RMB;
Bronze Award, 6, 3000RMB;
Excellence Award, 30, 1500RMB;
Awards for the calligraphy
Gold Award, 1, 30000RMB;
Silver Award, 3, 10000RMB;
Bronze Award, 6, 5000RMB;
Excellence Award, 30, 2000RMB;
Awards for the traditional Chinese painting
Gold Award, 1, 60000RMB;
Silver Award, 3, 20000RMB;
Bronze Award, 6, 10000RMB;
Excellence Award, 30, 5000RMB;
The bonuses mentioned above are pretax. The authors passing through the first review can volunteer to apply for the personal official website in China Beauty to display and marketing the personal artistic achievement, which is free for two years; the one passing through the preliminary assessment will get it free for five years; the rewarded one will get a forever free one.
4. Way to contribute
The websites www.banyuetan.org and www.cnmeiw.com are the collecting platforms for this competition. The submitted picture must be clear and structured, in jpg/gif/png. The picture dimension must be smaller than 4m, while the poetry work must input the original poetry in the work introduction column.
5. Appraisal and election way and time
– First review: the organizing committee will undertake the first review on all submitted works, the ones that don’t conform to the requirements of the competition will not be allowed to attend;
– The deadline for the first review: October 26, 2018
– Preliminary assessment: the judges will undertake the appraisal and election on the works that have passed through the first review, to select out 200 pieces of poetry, calligraphy and traditional Chinese painting works for each;
– Time of the preliminary assessment: October 27, 2018-November 6, 2018
The poetry, calligraphy and paintings will be 200 pieces for each; The organizing committee will inform the author by telephone or message, while the author must deliver the original work to the competition organizing committee during the period from November 7, 2018 to the 17:00p.m of November 17, 2018. It must be marked as the original work for “Spread Chinese Bamboo Culture, To Be A Chinese of Moral Integrity”-“Gentleman Style· Chinese Bamboo· Everlasting Elegance” Poetry Painting Competition for Chinese on Earth and with the competition serial number; The one that hasn’t delivered the original piece to the competition organizing committee in time will be considered as giving up attending the final assessment of the competition. The deadline for the picking-up is 24p.m. in November 17, 2018.
Address: China Beauty Art Museum, Floor 11 of Block A, No. 2 of Chuangye Road, High-tech District, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province
Postcode: 610093, recipient: Wang Xiao, number: 15908192378/028-87788783-12
– Final assessment: The organizing committee will invite the influential poets, calligraphers and painters to be the judges, who will assess and select 200 pieces of poetry, calligraphy and painting works (each) to attend the final assessment, to bring out 1 Gold Award, 3 Silver Award, 6 Bronze Award and 30 Excellence Award (each) for the poetry, calligraphy and traditional Chinese painting. Assessment time: November 18, 2018-November 21, 2018.
Both the ownership and copyright of the rewarded masterpieces will be reserved by Yibin People’s Government, while the works with no award will be returned by China Beauty to the authors.
6. Work exhibition
All the award-winning works will be exhibited in Yibin in December 18, 2018. At the same time, “Spread Chinese Bamboo Culture, To Be A Chinese of Moral Integrity”-“Gentleman Style· Chinese Bamboo· Everlasting Elegance” Poetry Painting Competition for Chinese on Earth will be published, while each rewarded person will get one set.
7. The bonus issuing
The bonus will be issued by China Beauty to the rewarded author before December 31, 2018.
The organizing committee of “Gentleman Style· Chinese Bamboo· Everlasting Elegance” Poetry Painting Competition for Chinese on Earth
August 18, 2018.