TwinCity

GLOBAL TWIN-CITY

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

 

THE BEST INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD

 

EXPO 2017 ASTANA SILK ROAD AWARD

 

GTCIF is honoured to receive the Gold Award of Cultural & Arts Category

Silk Road Award, EXPO 2017 Astana 

 

Foreword

 

 

《 Peace · Friendship》the Belt and Road, synergize and co-operate. Cultural mix of East and West. The Belt and Road is the bridge for art and cultural interflow between Australia and China.

 

Global Twin-City International Festival is honoured to receive the Gold Award of Cultural & Arts Category, Silk Road Award, EXPO 2017 Astana.  

 

From sailing to camel marching, merchants bring up businesses and culture for centuries. Sharing the same coastal line, from East to West, the countries on the Belt and Road are closely linked. From Astana Expo to Xi’an the ancient capital, the Silk Road presented customs of different nations. Similarly, this opened civilization can be seen in the culture interaction between Shanghai at the mouth of Changjiang River, and Melbourne in Australia, despite oceans.

 

With Head Quarter of Organizing Committee located in Shanghai China and Melbourne Australia, Global Twin-City International Festival (GTCIF) has a mission to construct a platform of multi-culture, Art and Design, as well as High Technology, for training of potential talented scientists, musicians, designers, performers and stylists, etc. internationally.

 

With attendants from more than 100 countries and 10 international organizations, Expo 2017 was held in Astana, the capital of The Republic of Kazakhstan. With its unique creativity and cultural contribution, GTICIF is honoured to receive the Gold Award of Cultural & Arts Category, Silk Road Award, EXPO 2017 Astana.

 

USTOGETHER THE BEST INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD(UST), one of the major events of GTCIF, aims to “Spread Love, Be together”. This is one of the important and reputable global design awards. UST is getting into China for charity business such as student supports and poverty assistance. As a global design award, UST panel grants credits with high standard. UST is already reckoned as unique, valuable and positive energy spreading global design award.

 

 

EXPO 2017 ASTANA SILK ROAD AWARD

The Champion of UST Global design award is also received the Gold Award of Special Contribution

in Global Design of EXPO 2017 ASTANA SILK ROAD AWARD

 

 

GTCIF hosts aim to discover potential talented creative designers from various domains. Also, to spread positive design concepts and cultural arts, arise the value of design works, and let the society recognize and accept it. Thus, actively seek for the value of having design as the motivation of pioneering.

 

Influence

 

 

The winning pieces and brands of GTCIF contest will be exposed and promoted through thousands of media in GTCIF closing ceremony at the end of October, 2018.

Winning works of A. Communication Design, B. Architecture and Interior Design, C. Digital Media Design will be displayed on the Main Screen repeatedly.

Winners of D. Costume & Accessories, E. Make-up will be attending the live shows broadcasted by telecast channels, GTCIF official Weibo and WeChat channels.

Winners will also win a recommendation chance by the GTCIF organizing committee on study abroad, internship, or job interview at well-known enterprises.

 

 

  • About the Twin-city Festival

 

Melbourne Festival, one of the most important Arts Festival, was first established in 1986. Each festival brings a range various performances from renowned and upcoming Australian and international companies and artists to Melbourne. It offers a wide variety of free family-friendly events. GLOBAL TWIN-CITY INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL (GTCIF), jointly organized by Shanghai and Melbourne, is a comprehensive party including world class design, branding, fashion, music, dancing, etc. Other series of GTCIF such as Milan & Shanghai, Melbourne & Nanjing, Dubai & Shanghai are coming soon. GTCIF as a platform, provides win-win chances for co-operation among government, industry, academy, etc. With efforts from all parties, GTCIF will definitely be the focus of global media, a carnival for culture and art,

 

USTOGETHER

1、 Contest Organization

Event Hosts:

      

           (GTCIF)Organizing committee of Global Twin-city International Festival

             Shanghai Overseas Returned Scholars Association |SORSA

             MOS ART|BRAND | VDESIGN.CC

             AUSTRALIA CHINA BUSINESS AND CULTURE COUNCIL INCORPORATED

 

Co-organizers (in no particular order

 

            Honour Destiny Pty

            China Education Association

            China National Art and Culture Development (Shanghai) Company Limited (CNACD)

            School of Design, East China Normal University

            Xuhui Branch, Shanghai Overseas Returned Scholars Association |SORSA and Alumni of Latrobe University

             the BEST Cultural Interflow center

              Art Channel iQIYI

 

Strategic Partner:  Visual China Group

 

Media Partners:

ABC   SBS    Seven    Ten    Nine     TVS 

Xinhua Net, China Business Network, Xinmin Weekly, 外滩,Shejipi, Sina, Netease, Shijue.me, Shanghai Guancha, The Paper, Visual China Group, Chinanews.com, CEO Lives,CNAD.com, etc.

 

Strategic Media Partners (not in particular order):

Meishu Bao/Art and Design/《Design 360°》Design 360° – Concept and Design Magazine

 

 Media

People.com.cn, Xinhua.net, CCTV.com, CAC.gov.net, China.com.cn, CRI Online, China Daily.com.cn, CE.cn, GMW.cn, CNR.cn, QSTheory.cn, CYOL.com, news.QQ.com, Weibo.com, SOHU.com, ifeng.com, NetEase.net, TouTiao.com, CNTV.cn, iQIYI.com, Youku.com

 

 

  • Contest Flow:

 

The winners shall go through a formal and serious selection with international standards. The judging panel is formed by internationally renowned graphic designers, professionals and scholars.

 

  1. Contribution invitation: 8th May to 8th October, collection of works. Panel members will be announced in August.
  1. First round screening: 9th – 15th October, 2018. First round shortlist will be screened and informed by the organizing committee. Money award will only be available to winners in the final round.
  1. Final round: 16th -18th October 2018 announce the winning works and champion of the Global Design Award, and informed by Organizing Committee.
  1. Award Ceremony: 28th -30th October 2018, in Shanghai or Melbourne (to be confirmed)
  1. Publication of collection album: November to December 2018

 

  • Enrolment Details
  1. Target Candidates

          Design professionals and tertiary students with age below 55.

  1. All candidates must register as GTCIF member through “contest enrolment”. After settling the handling fee, email the works to gtcif@gtcif.com
  1. All attending works must be original. Any argument on Intellectual properties should be the responsibility of related candidates. GTCIF hosts, organizers, co-organizers have no obligation on resolving the dissension. Plagiarism is not allowed, once found, related candidates will be disqualified.
  1. about the theme:

 

 

Free topics (Professionals and academic groups)

 

Requirement for Professional

sector and entries.

 

A /Communication Design: Logo, Visual Imaging System, Package design, books and periodicals, Posters, Fonts, Illustrations.

Entries requirements:

 Maximum 3 works (or 3series) for each candidates, for a better chance

  • 1 Photo of Chief design ( resolution: 300 dpi, 3000*400 pixels or above, JPG format)

(2)Personal introduction of the Chief Designer (including Chinese Full name of current employer, current title, contact number, WeChat account, profile of awards, in Word Format)

(3)Brief introduction of current employer (including Chinese Full name, located city, company profile of awards, in Word format)

(4)Design description of the work (including Project name, design concept, etc. in Word Format)

(5)No less than 3 photos of each submitted work (Resolution: 300 dpi, 3000*4000 resolution or above, in JPG format)

 

B /Architecture and Interior Design: Architectural design, Interior design. (Conceptual design is not accepted. Only constructed projects by 8th October 2018 are accepted)

 

Entries requirement: Maximum 3 works (or 3series) for each candidates, for a better chance

 

(1)1 Photo of Chief design (Resolution: 300 dpi, 3000*400 pixels or above, JPG format)

(2)Personal introduction of the Chief Designer (including Chinese Full name of current employer, current title, personal contact number, WeChat account, profile of awards, in Word Format)

(3)Brief introduction of current employer (including Chinese Full name, located city, company profile of awards, in Word format)

(4)Design description of the work (including Project name, indoor area, major construction material, etc. in Word Format). Pure interior decoration design projects are not acceptable now.
(5)No less than 12 photos taken at the project venue (Resolution: 300 dpi, 3000*4000 resolution or above, in JPG format)

(6)Furniture floorplan, lamp flat diagram, and typical interior vertical view and sectional view diagram (in JPG format)

 

C /Digital Media – Application software, motion picture, websites, animation clips, architectural animation, animation movie, microfilm, music video

 

Entries requirement: Maximum 3 works (or 3series) for each candidates, for a better chance

(1)1 Photo of Chief design (Resolution: 300 dpi, 3000*400 pixels or above, JPG format)

(2)Personal introduction of the Chief Designer (including Chinese Full name of current employer, current title, personal contact number, WeChat account, profile of awards, in Word Format)

(3)Brief introduction of current employer (including Chinese Full name, located city, company profile of awards, in Word format)

(4)Design description of the work (including Project name, creative concept, etc. in Word Format);

(5)Project works should be submitted in formats of video clips, Word documents and JPG.

 

D /Costume and Accessories – costume, dyeing and weaving, Jewelry, Accessories

E / Make-up – Style design, Creative design

Entries requirement: Maximum 1 work (series) for each candidates

(1)1 Photo of Chief design (Resolution: 300 dpi, 3000*400 pixels or above, JPG format)

(2)Personal introduction of the Chief Designer (including Chinese Full name of current employer, current title, personal contact number, WeChat account, profile of awards, in Word Format)

(3)Brief introduction of current employer (including Chinese Full name, located city, company profile of awards, in Word format)

(4)Entries presented in the form of live show. Candidates of D. Costume and Accessories and E. Make-up will be match in pairs by drawing lots, and present their works at a venue and period of time designated by the organizing committee. Designers of categories D and E will present their design concept (such as name, creativities) on the stage, and scored by the judging panel on the spot.

 

Academic sector:

(Both conceptual design and actual construction projects are acceptable)

A /Communication Design: Logo, Visual Imaging System, Package design, books and periodicals, Posters, Fonts, Illustrations, and others.

 

Entries requirements: Maximum 3 works (or 3series) for each candidates, for a better chance

 

(1)1 Photo of Chief design ( resolution: 300 dpi, 3000*400 pixels or above, JPG format)

(2)Personal introduction of the Chief Designer (including Chinese Full name of current tertiary institute, personal contact number, WeChat account, profile of awards, in Word Format)

 

(3)Design description of the work (including Project name, design concept, etc. in Word Format)
(4)No less than 3 photos of each submitted work (Resolution: 300 dpi, 3000*4000 resolution or above, in JPG format)

 

B /Architecture and Interior Design: Architectural design, Interior design, and others.

Entries requirement: Maximum 3 works (or 3series) for each candidates, for a better chance

 

(1)1 Photo of Chief design (Resolution: 300 dpi, 3000*400 pixels or above, JPG format)

(2)Personal introduction of the Chief Designer (including Chinese Full name of current employer, current title, personal contact number, WeChat account, profile of awards, in Word Format)

(3)Design description of the work (including Project name, indoor area, major construction material, etc. in Word Format). Pure interior decoration design projects are not acceptable now.


(4)No less than 6 renderings, 12 photos taken at the project venue (Resolution: 300 dpi, 3000*4000 resolution or above, in JPG format)


(5)Furniture floorplan, lamp flat diagram, and typical interior vertical view and sectional view diagram (in JPG format)

 

C /Product modelling – industrial products, household products, toys, innovative patented product, and others

Entries requirement: Maximum 3 works (or 3series) for each candidates, for a better chance

 

(1)1 Photo of Chief design (Resolution: 300 dpi, 3000*400 pixels or above, JPG format)

(2)Personal introduction of the Chief Designer (including Chinese Full name of current employer, current title, personal contact number, WeChat account, profile of awards, in Word Format)

(3)Design description of the work (including Project name, indoor area, major construction material, etc. in Word Format). Pure interior decoration design projects are not acceptable now.

(4)No less than 3 photos of each submitted work (Resolution: 300 dpi, 3000*4000 resolution or above, in JPG format)

 

 

D /Digital Media – Application software, motion picture, websites, animation clips, architectural animation, animation movie, microfilm, music video

 

Entries requirement: Maximum 3 works (or 3series) for each candidates, for a better chance

 

(1)1 Photo of Chief design (Resolution: 300 dpi, 3000*400 pixels or above, JPG format)

(2)Personal introduction of the Chief Designer (including Chinese Full name of current employer, current title, personal contact number, WeChat account, profile of awards, in Word Format)

(3)Design description of the work (including Project name, creative concept, etc. in Word Format);

(4)Entries should be submitted in formats of video clips, Word documents and design description images in JPG. Animation and video works should be saved in mov, avi or swf format, with resolution no less than 720X576 or 720X480 pixels, low compression or no compression.

 

 

E /Costume and Accessories – costume, dyeing and weaving, Jewelry, Accessories and others.

Entries requirement: Maximum 3 works (or 3series) for each candidates, for a better chance

 

(1)1 Photo of Chief design (Resolution: 300 dpi, 3000*400 pixels or above, JPG format)
(2)Personal introduction of the Chief Designer (including Chinese Full name of current employer, current title, personal contact number, WeChat account, profile of awards, in Word Format)
3)Design description of the work (including Project name, creative concept, etc. in Word Format);

(4)Works should be presented as effect drawings in color, at 297X420mm (A3 size). 5 sets per series, with no season constraints. Valid entries should have Front and back side fashion chart shown on the cover of drawings, with fabric sample attached.

 

Remarks: E. Costume and Accessories, In the Professional sector, this kind of entries are presented in the form of live show. Candidates of E. Costume and Accessories and F. Make-up will be match in pairs by drawing lots, and present their works at a venue and period of time designated by the organizing committee. Designers of categories E and F will present their design concept (such as name, creativities) on the stage, and scored by the judging panel on the spot.

Organizing committee is going to open the conventional limitation, and allows Academic sector to present their works in the live show of Professional sector, in Shanghai. Candidates can apply to organizing committee according to their actual condition and status.

 

FMake-up – Style design, Creative design

Make-up, Style design, Creative design project can be submitted by no less 12 clearly shot photos, or video clips from different angles (maximum 3 video clips)

 

Remarks: F. Make-up, In the Professional sector, this kind of entries are presented in the form of live show. Candidates of E. Costume and Accessories and F. Make-up will be match in pairs by drawing lots, and present their works at a venue and period of time designated by the organizing committee. Designers of categories E and F will present their design concept (such as name, creativities) on the stage, and scored by the judging panel on the spot.

Organizing committee is going to open the conventional limitation, and allows Academic sector to present their works in the live show of Professional sector, in Shanghai. Candidates can apply to organizing committee according to their actual condition and status.

 

  • Contest Awards

 

1)Professional Sector

 

1 Overall Winner, Cash award, RMB 50,000 + Global Design Award medal, trophy and certificationand catalogue

 

5 Gold Awards(1 for each category), Cash award, RMB 8,000 + Global Design Award medal, trophy, certification and catalogue

 

5 Silver Awards(1 for each category), Cash award, RMB 5,000 + Global Design Award medal, trophy, certification and catalogue

 

5 Bronze Awards(1 for each category), Cash award, RMB 2,000 + Global Design Award medal, trophy, certification and catalogue

 

 5 Outstanding Awards(1 for each category), Cash award, RMB 1,000 + Global Design Award medal, certification and catalogue

 

2)Academic Sector

 

1 Overall Winner, Cash award, RMB 30,000 + Global Design Award medal, trophy and certificationand catalogue

 

6 Gold Awards(1 for each category), Cash award, RMB 5,000 + Global Design Award medal, trophy, certification and catalogue

 

6 Silver Awards(1 for each category), Cash award, RMB 3,000 + Global Design Award medal, trophy, certification and catalogue

 

6 Bronze Awards(1 for each category), Cash award, RMB 2,000 + Global Design Award medal, trophy, certification and catalogue

 

60 Outstanding Awards(10 for each category), Cash award, RMB 2,000 + Global Design Award medal, trophy, certification and catalogue

 

3)Special awards

120 Outstanding teaching awards, cash award RMB 3,000 (1 chance for each teacher) + Outstanding teaching medal, trophy, certification and catalogue.

220 Outstanding academies, each will receive trophy, certification and catalogue

 

Remarks: the above amount of cash rewards is before tax. Award recipients should pay tax regarding to the regulation and law of their own countries or regions (include but not limited to PRC)

 

 

EXPO 2017 ASTANA SILK ROAD AWARD

 

The Champion of UST Global design award is also received the Gold Award of Special Contribution in Global Design of EXPO 2017 ASTANA SILK ROAD AWARD

 

There are Gold, Silver, Bronze and Outstanding awards. There are also outstanding teaching awards and outstanding academies for Academic sector. Notice from organizing committee will be sent to candidates elected for the final.

 

  1. 参赛费用及作品提交 Enrolment fee and works submission

Candidates submit their projects through email. Organizing committee will perform initial review on the completeness and validity of the submitted project. Qualified submissions will be included in the annual catalogue. There is a submission fee of RMB 25 (AUD 5), free for enrolment.

  1. Academic sector final judgement fee RMB 800 (AUD 160). Payment due after candidates getting into final round.
  1. Professional sector final judgement fee RMB 1000 (AUD 200). Payment due after candidates getting into final round.
  1. Result of first round election will be announced on Official website and WeChat account. Also notices will be sent to individual candidates.
  1. Projects submission through email:

Individual candidates include the project and submission form in 1 compression file. The submission email must have title format as “. UST Global design award + name of academy + candidate name + mobile phone number” and send to email address ”gtcif@gtcif.com”

  1.  judging standard

           a.Originality of Visual presentation
           b. uniqueness of Media format
           c. Aesthetics of presentation way

  1. Catalogue publication and selling

 

All elected works will be included in the catalogue published by standard publishing company. All winners will receive 1 free catalogue

Elected pieces will be announced on GTCIF official website、Weibo and Wechat channel, as well as be sold on the Taobao official merchant.

         8.Qualification of candidates and teachers

Qualification for enrolment

 

Target candidates welcomes full-time tertiary students and mature students (including 2018 graduates) and not limit to design schools. Target teachers are all teachers providing guides and suggestions during the entries creation of candidates. Teachers should involve direct class teaching to candidates in daily activities.

 

Remarks: Entries without teachers are acceptable

  • Related matters
  1. The organizers have all rights to display, publish and publicize all entries
  1. Candidates are responsible to all costs induced by enrolment information and entries submission. Organizers will communicate separately for shipment arrangement of the winning entries after exhibition.
  1. The earlier received work will be accepted for similar works.
  1. In the principle of fair game, candidates shall comply with the contest terms and conditions, as well as the obligation. Candidates shall be responsible for any regulation violation. In case of violation, event hosts reserve all rights to disqualify the candidate at any stage, and deprive the received awards. The candidate shall be responsible for costs induced to all affected parties if any.
  1. This is a legitimate contribution invitation. Candidates have their own responsibilities to comply with all terms, conditions, rules and regulation of the contest. Event hosts reserve all rights on the interpretation of this general regulation. Unaccomplished details will be announced later.

 

 

七、 payment methods

 

Attention: 1. “UST Global design award + candidate name + mobile phone number” must be included in the remarks field during remittance; 2. Scanned or photo copy of remittance voucher (or screen shots of e-banking receipt) should be included in the compression project file and submit to email address: gtcif@gtcif.com for organizing committee for confirmation.

 

International payment:

 Account Information

1) Bank Name:           Bank of China (Australia) Limited

2) Bank Address: 39-41 York St, Sydney NSW 2000

3) SWIFT : BKCHAU2AXXX

4) Account Name: ZHONGREN LI

5) BSB: 980-301

 

Bank account information for AUD

6) Account No——For International Remittance 

   100001401898689 

7)Account No——For Domestic Transfer 

900064327 

 

Bank account information for USD

8) Account No——     100001401898690

 

Bank account information for HKD

9) Account No——     100001401898703

 

   

八.Contact information

   Email: gtcif@gtcif.com     haoran@gtcif.com

    0086-15000298916

    英文接听电话(English Hotline):

0086-13818124220