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Kyiv International Advertising Festival 2023 Announces Contest Program



PEACE at KIAF 2023 is against war, aggression, genocide, crimes against humanity

Kyiv International Advertising Festival 2023 Announces Contest Program

The entry submission of Kyiv International Advertising Festival 2023, which is dedicated exclusively to socially significant communications in advertising, is ongoing. In the 2023 season a special place is given to works of the PEACE contest.

Making the world better, safer, more tolerant, more responsible has become an urgent task for humanity. Creative people and advertising play an important role in such changes.

In 2023, the most prestigious international advertising festival in Ukraine – KIAF – will celebrate and award campaigns that use creative communications to create changes and have a positive impact on the world. 

Contest entries must demonstrate ideas aimed to change the world: to change perception and inspire action toward helping the environment; to fight against racial, ethnic, religious and other discriminations; to achieve gender equality and empowerment for all; to reduce poverty and hunger everywhere; to support, protect, and conserve animals and wildlife, etc. 

In the 2023 season it is presented a special contest PEACE, created for works and campaigns that against war, aggression, genocide, crimes against humanity, including the current war in Ukraine. Among the priorities in this contest are to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, reduce violence, combat crime and terrorism; combat organised crime and illicit financial and arms flows etc.

The contest program includes 12 contests, besides PEACE contest: 

  1. PEACE 
  2. Environment & Sustainability – initiatives intended to educate, change perception, inspire action toward helping the environment.
  3. Human Rights, Justice & Strong Institutions – work intended to fight against discrimination (racial, ethnic, religious etc.) by promoting empowerment, equality, rights, tolerance.
  4. Education: Quality, Civic & Social Education – efforts that contribute to ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning opportunities.
  5. Gender Equality & LGBTQ Rights – work towards the achievement of gender equality and empowerment for all.
  6. Poverty & Hunger – efforts which address poverty and hunger everywhere.
  7. Health & Well-Being – work which intends to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all.
  8. Children: Health/Safety/Happiness – initiatives that intend in relation to what children need for a safe and happy life. 
  9. Prosperity: Economic Growth, Innovations, Industry – work which promotes inclusive and economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all, nurtures investments and innovations. 
  10. Animal Care & Protection – work which intends to support, protect, and conserve animals and wildlife.
  11. Arts and Culture – efforts which address the different issues and goals in aid to preserve artistic and cultural heritage.
  12. Partnership for the Goals – collaboration working and multi-stakeholder partnerships of governments, civil society, the private sector and others towards the betterment of society and the implementation of sustainable development.
  13. Local Solutions – initiatives which address positive change goals with a main focus on cultural insights and regional context.

In each of the 13 contests, there are 11 categories that reflect the tools used to achieve the set communication tasks: Film, Radio/Audio Advertising, Print & Publishing, ООН, Social Media & Influence, PR Campaigns, etc.

The contest is open to all parties, organisations, individual creators involved in advertising, production, media, PR, design and creative industries throughout the world, including advertisers, media companies etc., except the aggressor countries, entries created for brands and companies which continue their operations or based in the aggressor countries.

The entry submission is open on website. The Final Deadline is on April 21st, 2023. 

Participation in PEACE contest is free of charge for all Ukrainian and international participants until the Final Deadline.

The winners will be announced at the end of May 2023.

Enter KIAF contests and let’s together make the world a better place! 

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VRK - All-Ukrainian Advertising Coalition, Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:39:08 GMT