Holocaust remembrance poster competition open for entries

Entries are being sought for an international Holocaust remembrance poster competition, which is open to art and design students from around the world.

Chava Rosenweig's Holocaust Memorial artwork at Imperial War Museum North
Chava Rosenweig’s Holocaust Memorial artwork at Imperial War Museum North

The competition is organised by the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research and Yad Vashem, with the London Jewish Cultural Centre and other international partners.

Students from participating institutions are asked to submit posters on the theme of ‘Keeping the Memory Alive – Journeys Through the Holocaust’, which will be used to support the United Nations Holocaust and Outreach Programme in 2014.

There are cash prizes starting from 500 euros for the winners, and 12 posters will be selected to be displayed internationally next year.

The deadline for entries is 30 April, and current participating UK institutions are the University of Reading, South Essex College, School of Communication Arts, Stockport College and UCA Maidstone.

For more information email journeys2014@ljcc.org.uk.

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