Festival Regulations – Literary Creativity Competition “Avangarda XXII” – Awakening

The cultural foundation “Georgeta and Mircea Cancicov” is organizing the 19th edition of the competition of the National Literary Creativity Festival “Avangarda XXII”, an event aimed at discovering and promoting literary, novice and professional creators from the country and the diaspora. Thus, the competition will identify and promote the best literary texts and books of 2021, the best debut volume, the most valuable literary and cultural journals, the best cultural management, as well as the most outstanding contribution to the promotion of Roman literature.

Participation Terms

The following people can participate in this competition:
1. Creators of poetry, short prose, literary criticism and/or essay, who:

 They were not over the age of forty-seven and did not participate in their opening editorial
 They first appeared in Tahrir in 2021 and are over the age of 47
 Professional writers who are not over seventy years old

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II. Literary and cultural magazines published in 2021
Third. Cultural event managers
Fourthly. Pakkawan’s creators come from the fields of literature and the arts

Contest procedure

1. Creators of poetry, short prose, literary criticism and/or essay
 Contestants under the age of 47, who did not appear for the first time in the editorial and did not receive a first prize in previous editions, will submit:
– a collection of 10 poems (collected with Times New Roman, body 12, in one line, with diacritics);
– Three works of prose totaling a maximum of 6 A4 pages (Times New Roman, font 12, 1 line, with diacritics);
Two works of literary criticism/essay of about 4-5 pages A4 (Times New Roman, body 12, one line, with diacritics).
The works will carry a logo, the author’s journal, which will compulsorily contain a scanned copy of the identity card, name and surname, place and date of birth, occupation, place of work, exact address, landline and mobile number. and email address, both of which will be entered in a sealed envelope, will have the same business logo.
Also, contestants will enter in the large envelope a CD containing the texts and author file assembled with words, with Roman fonts (except for a clause!), and a scanned copy of their ID, as well as two color photos – one bust and one standing, taken with a digital camera, at maximum Accuracy.
 Competitors who first appeared in editorial in 2021 and are under the age of 47 will send three copies of the published book, a CD containing: the book in PDF format, a scanned copy of the ID card, a CV and a photo. .
 Dedicated writers (members of the Writers’ Union) and non-dedicated writers, under seventy years of age who have published a book in 2021, will send three copies of the published book, a CD containing: the book in PDF format, and a. Scanned copy of ID card, CV and photograph.

II. Literary and cultural magazines published in 2021
Directors (editors) of literary and cultural publications will send a minimum of three representative issues published during 2021, a CD with a scanned copy of an ID card, a CV and a photo.

Third. Cultural event managers
Managers organizing cultural events (under the age of 70) will send a CD with a press file and images (photos and video) reflecting at least one cultural event in 2021. The participant’s file will contain a scanned copy of ID, name, surname, place and date of birth, occupation and location Work, exact address, landline and mobile phone number, and e-mail address.

Fourthly. Pakawan creators from the fields of literature
Creative people in the fields of literature will send an email:
A book of poetry / prose / literary criticism published in 2021 or at least two collections of poetry / two prose / two articles published in literary magazines last year
Biographical works will bear the mention: “For the annual awards of the Kansikov Cultural Foundation”.

Note: The content of all CDs from this contest will also be sent to the email address: fundatiacancicov@yahoo.com

All works will be sent by September 20, 2022 (published date) to the address:
Cultural Foundation “Georgita and Mircea Kansikov”,
Strada 9 May Block 80, Stair A, Flat 7, 3rd Floor, CB 600065, Bacău Municipality, Bacău District,
With a mention: “For the National Vanguard Festival of Literary Creativity – Twenty-Second Competition”.

Prize-winning contestants will be notified in advance by phone or email in order to participate in the festivities of this event.
The organizer will provide meals and accommodation for guests and winners.
Transportation costs will be borne by competitors and guests staying abroad.
Manuscripts, magazines, books and CDs are not returned.

Awards:
For poets, prose writers, essayists and literary critics under the age of 47:
Excellence Award for Best Poetry Texts / Prose / Essay / Literary Criticism for the year 2021
(In this category, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 3rd prizes will be awarded, as well as prizes from some literary journals.)
The prize for the entry in the volume (poetry, prose, essay, literary criticism).

For poets, prose writers, essayists, and literary critics who first appeared in 2021 and are not yet 47 years old:
Best Book of Poetry / Prose / Essay / Literary Criticism 2021
For poets, prose writers, essayists, and literary critics who did not appear for the first time in 2021 and were not yet 47 years old:

For the best literary and cultural magazine for the year 2021:
Excellence Award of the Cultural Foundation “Georgita and Mircea Kansikov”

For the entire literary creation and/or for the administrative activity submitted in the field of literature and culture, the jury will award:
 “OPERA OMNIA” OR EXCELLENCE AWARD
Excellence Award for contribution to the promotion of Romanian and world literature

Annual Prizes of the “Georgita and Mircea Kansikov” Cultural Foundation for Literature, Culture and the Arts
Excellence Award for Best Book of Poetry/Prose/Theatre/Literary Criticism for the year 2021
Excellence Award for Best Visual Artist 2021
Excellence Award for Best Solo Singer/Musician 2021

Prizes of the Cultural Association “Familia Lika” for literature, culture and the arts
Excellence Award for Best Poetry/Prose Book 2021
Excellence Award for Best Cultural Management for 2021

Awards of the Union of Romanian Writers – Bacau Branch:
Special Prize for Best Poetry/Prose/Theater Book 2021

NB:
The prize – regardless of its value – can only be obtained once.
Prizes are awarded only to persons present at the award ceremony, except for
Force majeure cases. In the event that the winner is not presented, the prize will be awarded to the next competitor in
The order of the obtained result.
Manuscripts, books, materials, works and magazines that do not meet the exact conditions for that
Regulations, as well as those with grammatical errors, vulgar words. frivolous obscene.
They will not enter the competition.
– If the restrictions imposed by the epidemiological situation will not allow us to carry out a
The event, will be held exclusively online.

Additional links to
Mobile: 0769707042 (Victor Monteno)
Email: fundatiacancikov@yahoo.com

Project manager,
Victor Monteno

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