Nami Concours aims to encourage artists’ creativity and contribute to the advancement of the quality of picture book illustrations. It is organized every 2 years by Nami Island, the official sponsor of IBBY Hans Christian Andersen Awards.
Nami Concours 2021 holds the online award ceremony and special exhibition during the 2021 Nami Island International Children’s Book Festival. Nami Concours 2021 publishes a catalogue featuring the shortlisted candidates for international promotional purposes.
a. A set of illustrations should comprise one story.
b. A set of illustrations should comprise one story
C. Entrants may submit 5 illustrations for picture book, on any theme.
d. Data size: No bigger than 20MB in total
(RGB format, jpg/jpeg file)
here is no entry fee to participate!
Participation in the competition is completely free
• Grand Prix (1): $10,000 USD
• Golden Island (2): $5,000 USD
• Green Island (5): $2,000 USD
• Purple Island (10): Certificate and plaque
Application Period :
Submissions open : 1 December 2020
Submissions close : 30 December 2020
Who may enter ?
The competition is open to illustrators from around the world.