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The 6th International Reggae Poster Contest

Theme: Toward a Reggae Hall of Fame: Celebrating Great Jamaican Music.

CALL FOR ENTRIES: The 6th edition of the International Reggae Poster Contest 2017 will open for entries on December 1st (12am EST time), and will run until March 1t, 2018 (12am EST time). The 100 best posters will be selected by a jury panel comprising of design professionals and will be exhibited in our Art of Reggae exhibitions around the world. The Art of Reggae Exhibitions are curated and presented as a platform to share the vision for a Reggae Hall of Fame Museum for Kingston, Jamaica.

OBJECTIVE: The objective of the International Reggae Poster Contest is to build awareness for positive Reggae music and to celebrate the global achievements of Reggae and its impact on the world. The term Reggae used by the contest encompasses all the popular Jamaican musical genres; Ska, Rocksteady, Roots Reggae, Dub, Dancehall and the unique Jamaican Soundsystem. We are looking for your talent and creative visual expressions and we are very excited to see what designers can come up with in their original poster designs that will capture the energy and the vibe of Reggae Music. The goal is simple: Create a poster about Reggae Music – the rest is up to your imagination. Feel free to explore themes of Reggae covering any one of the genres; Ska, Rocksteady, Roots Reggae, Dub, Dancehall and the unique Jamaican Soundsystem. Also explores do capture the many musical pioneers, singers, producers, institutionsthat help establish the music globally. Good luck!

ELIGIBILITY: The 6th International Reggae Poster Contest 2017 is open to all graphic designers and artists internationally. Artists/Designers are allowed to submit any number of original poster Entries. Posters should not have been published in internet, social medias etc.

RIGHTS GRANTED: Artists/Designers will retainall rights to their original posters art.The International Reggae Poster Contest shall have the right to reproduce and distribute to third parties a limited edition (fewer than 150 copies) poster copy of each winning entry in a format of 50cm x 70cm. The International Reggae Poster Contest shall have the right to reproduce and distribute to third parties the posters in the International Reggae Poster Contest 2012-2016 catalogue/book in unlimited quantities and also for exhibition proposes.

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