Under the auspices of the Official Committee honorary founder composed by

Carla Fracci  –  Ferruccio Soleri  –  Dolores Puthod  –  Enrico Intra 

 

The Municipality of Lomazzo and the MDP Diffused Museum Dolores Puthod present:

LOMAZZO INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL – ARLEX AWARD 2016 

30th October - 26th November 2016 - 15th January 2017

 

THEME OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: "SHAKESPEARIAN VISIONS"

 

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Are you a young man under the age of 35?

Do you like art and do you think you have talent?

 

Do you like to shoot short films, or compose and play music,

or do you love to write, or do you love recite the theater pieces, or dance,

or even do you adore graphics arts, or do you love capturing unique moments through the art of photography?

 

Would you like to get involved by participating with your own work to a Festival,

led by some important names of the Italian art scene?

 

If the answer is YES, then you can partecipate to the ARLEX Prize!

 

 

From May 1 to October 30, 2016 you can register for the Lomazzo International Arts Festival - ARLEX  Award.

Lomazzo International Arts Festival is a European-wide competition, open to young people across Europe, under 35 years of age. Participation is free and the festival includes six sections:

1 - Dance (short videos of essays)
2 - Visual Arts (graphic, graphic design, artistic drawing, painting, photography)
3 - Theater (short videos of theatrical expressions)
4 - Cinema (short films)
5 - Music (vocal or musical compositions)
6 - Prose and Poetry

ARLEX stands for "Harlequin EXPO" (but also AR as art, L as Lomazzo, EX as Exhibition): on the occasion of EXPO 2015, in the prestigious venue of Monza's Royal Palace, Arlex project brought together four excellences, Carla Fracci for dance, Dolores Puthod for painting, Ferruccio Soleri for theater, Enrico Intra for music; four ambassadors of Italian culture in the world, looking for young talents.

Target of the Arlex award is the passing of the torch to young talents in the arts by stimulating the development of new ideas, experiments and forms of disclosure in order to make culture an aggregation tool and revitalization in young people (maximum 35 years) through dance, pictorial arts, theater, film, music and literature, promoting all kinds of contemporary creativity with any language or form among those included in the Festival.

Each competitor can participate in a single section of the Festival, sending no more than two works to the email address Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo. (in the case of movies, forward the youtube link) - The theme of the 2016 competition is linked to William Shakespeare title: "Shakespearean Vision". The works received after 30th October 2016 will not be considered. The text of the Regulation, the procedures for registration and submission of works is reported in www.lomazzofestival.it page or www.lomazzoeventi.it/arlex

The final stage of the competition will take place on January, 15th 2016 in Lomazzo (Como), with the Lomazzo Arts Festival.

 

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FACEBOOK PAGE:

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Lomazzo International Arts Festival - Arlex Award 2016


COMPETITION NOTICE
 

 

Presentation - The Festival and the Prize in 2016 Arlex
ARLEX stands for "Harlequin EXPO" (but also AR as art, L as Lomazzo, EX as Exhibition): on the occasion of EXPO 2015, in the prestigious venue of Monza's Royal Palace, Arlex project brought together four excellences, Carla Fracci for dance, Dolores Puthod for painting, Ferruccio Soleri for theater, Enrico Intra for music; four ambassadors of Italian culture in the world, looking for young talents.

ARLEX was officially presented to the Royal Palace in Monza on May 25, 2015 and the first award of the prize went to director Federico Angi for the work: https://youtu.be/MdFlA2uRJ7w with the following motivation: "...to be able to reunite with the seventh art in a unique work a vibrant portrait in which memory, tradition and the present are in a perfect continuous dialogue ... unique alchemy".

Aims
Target of the Arlex award is the passing of the torch to young talents in the arts by stimulating the development of new ideas, experiments and forms of disclosure in order to make culture an aggregation tool and revitalization in young people (maximum 35 years) through dance, pictorial arts, theater, film, music and literature, promoting all kinds of contemporary creativity with any language or form among those included in the Festival.

Festival qualification
Lomazzo International Arts Festival - ARLEX Prize is a competition, in accordance with Article 6 of Italian Presidential Decree dated October 26, 2001 n. 430.

Ages
The competition is open to young people under 35 from all over Europe.

Theme of the Festival
For 2016 the theme of the Festival will be linked to William Shakespeare (1564-1616) on the 400th anniversary of the death of the Bard, with the following title: "Shakespearean Visions".

Sections of Festival
The competition sections are:
1 - Dance (short essays - video support)
2 - Visual Arts (graphic, drawing, painting, photography - digital support)
3 - Theater (short theatrical expressions - video support)
4 - Cinema (short films)
5 - Music (music and singing groups compositions)
6 - Prose and Poetry (short writings)
For each section, the jury will elect a talent judged meritorious of Arlex Prize.

Languages
Festival official languages, through which it is possible to express the works, are Italian, French and English.

Cost of participation
Registration is free.

Duration, timing and mode of registration
Membership is open from May 1, 2016 and ends by midnight on October 30, 2016. Each contestant may enter no more than two works. And 'it allowed the participation of works performed in a group of several people, in particular in sections Dance, Theatre, Cinema, Music; registration must be made by the representative of the group and the names and references of the other participants will have to be reported in the attached notes.

Characteristics and limits imposed to the works
The works must have the following characteristics:
- Dance: up to 10 minute video. - Visual arts: a maximum of 2 works, digital medium. - Theatre: up to 10 minute video. - Short films up to 10 minutes. - Musical compositions and singing groups: up to 10 minutes, video clips with the music track. - Prose and Poetry: elaborate maximum 2 pages.
It will not be taken into account works that exceed these limits.

Format of the works
All entries must be submitted in digital format.
The works of Prose and Poetry section must be submitted in PDF and RTF format to the email address Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.
The works of the section Fine Arts must be submitted in JPEG (up to 8 Megabyte format) for each work, to the email address: Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.
All the works of the remaining sections (Movies, Music, Dance, Theater) will be implemented in a video format compatible with YouTube.it platform (MP4, MOV, WMV, etc.), Should have a maximum duration of ten minutes and will YouTube.it be loaded on a platform of the candidate; will only be sent the movie link URL (Ex: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAAbbbCCC).

Filling the registration form
Each competitor will proceed with filling out the online registration form linked on the site or on www.lomazzofestival.it/ www.lomazzoeventi.it/arlex where should indicate the title of his work and, in the case of video works, l ' movie URL.
All material received after midnight on October 30, 2016 will not be evaluated.
Competitors are requested to sign up on the Facebook page "ARLEX" putting a like a https://goo.gl/6QU4G5.

Communication of the registration validation
Registration is valid upon receipt of a confirmation e-mail message, in reply to your message or email in response to your filling in the registration form.

Finalists communication
After November 10 will be communicated online on the Facebook page ARLEX, on www.lomazzofestival.it/ site www.lomazzoeventi.it/arlex on site and on the site www.comune.lomazzo.co.it the finalists in each section.
In the following days, always online you will be charged to the general program of the Festival with the schedules of events and screenings.

Dates Of the Festival
The festival takes place during the month of January 2017.

Awards
For each section will be awarded with a Arlex prize and a second prize Arlex Critics.
The 2016/2017 jury will be composed of a panel of experts under the auspices of the Official Committee of Arlex Founder Honorary Award:
Carla Fracci for dance, theater Ferruccio Soleri, Enrico Intra for music, Dolores Puthod for painting.
A Dolores Puthod is reserved the role of Chairman of "Lomazzo International Arts Festival - Arlex Award"
The jury will select the finalists in each of the six sections, presented at the Festival.
During the course of the Festival, the public can participate in the vote of the finalists, thus becoming part of the jury.
The Expert Committee will award a prize to the film chosen for each of the six sections mentioned above; You may also award additional special mentions in its sole discretion.

General rules
Registration for the competition, done by filling out the online form, implies the acceptance of these rules and authorizes the organizers to publish the iconographic materials and audio / video on the site www.lomazzofestival.it/ of www.lomazzoeventi.it/arlex and to present them in public, including through publications, websites and other television channels, for communication purposes and cultural related to the Municipality of Lomazzo and related to the conduct of the competition. Works eventually shipped will not be returned.

Sponsor
The festival will be supported by organizations and companies. The trademarks of the sponsors will be published on the paper material of the Festival and in the web pages of the Festival.

Advertising
The contest rules can be found on the site www.lomazzofestival.it/ and www.lomazzoeventi.it/arlex

Privacy
The Municipality of Lomazzo is the owner of the personal data collected during the course of the competition. The data will be used for the development of the different stages of the competition and for communications to the winners. Person may request, pursuant to Article 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 "Code regarding the protection of personal data", the updating, correction, integration and deletion or anonymization or blocking of personal data processed in violation of law. Requests should be addressed to the Municipality of Lomazzo, Secretary and General Affairs Office, Piazza IV Novembre 4 Lomazzo (Como) - Italy.

  

 

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The short film winner of the inaugural ARLEX Prize 2015 is the movie "Skepsi" realized by the director Federico Angi 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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