As in the previous editions, the next Verona Tessile festival, which will take place from 25 to 28 April 2019, will be accompanied by an international contest. It would like to encourage the spread of textile art and opportunities for meetings and exchanges.
For the 2019 edition the theme identified is Praise be to You, my Lord. From Francis to Francis (Laudato si ‘. Da Francesco a Francesco), to highlight the beauty of creation and the need to preserve life in all its forms.
It is a journey begun with Saint Francis of Assisi and continued in more recent times by Pope Bergoglio in his Encyclical on the care of the common home.
The contest is open to all kind of works in all the techniques of patchwork and textile art.
A jury of experts will select the works that will be admitted to the competition and will be shown during Verona Tessile 2019 exhibition.
The registration deadline is February 15th, 2019. The works admitted to the competition must arrive within April 10th, 2019.
Awards will be given at the closing ceremony of the festival.
The amount and combination of prizes of the winning works will be announced later.
Please, find further information in the documents below.