Call for entries for the 8th International Poster Contest “RACISM – XENOPHOBIA”!

“Racism – Xenophobia,” the theme of the eighth international poster contest, is announced by the Museum of Typography Yiannis and Eleni Garedakis. This year’s international poster contest is titled “Racism – Xenophobia,” stressing once again a pressing issue for the entire globe. It is set to take place in the country of Zeus Xenios, on the island of the guardian of strangers already since the ancient times.

There should be a brief explanation text that goes with the poster, outlining its goals and content. Adults are invited; most are professionals and students studying graphic and visual arts. The first three posters chosen from the 30 by the jury—whose members will be revealed soon—will win hefty monetary awards.

These posters will be on display in an exhibition that runs through the Museum of Typography’s amphitheatre for a whole year, or until the following competition. The awards ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, May 25, 2024, at Chania, Souda, Crete’s Park of Local Industries, in the Amphitheatre of the Museum of Typography. The competition results will be revealed during the awards event, which will take place in the “Museum of Typography” amphitheatre. The results will be published in the newspaper “Haniotika Nea” following the ceremony.

Each participant is limited to submitting one unique project that hasn’t been entered into another contest. The “Museum of Typography by Yiannis & Eleni Garedakis” and “Haniotika Nea” SA personnel are not allowed to compete.
By entering the competition, the producers certify that the information they utilised to produce their work is unique and free of third-party copyrights. The authors of the three pieces that will be given away affirm that they have given up all rights to their creations. All or any portion of the content submitted by the 30 winners may be freely repurposed for any reason and in any format, original or modified, by the Museum of Typography of Giannis and Eleni Garedaki.




  • 2.000 euros the first winner
  • 1.500 euros the second winner
  • 1.000 euros the third winner
  • These posters will be presented in an exhibition that will be hosted in the amphitheater of the Museum of Typography for a year, until the next competition.


  • The invitation concerns adults, mainly professionals and students of graphic and visual arts.
  • The employees of “Haniotika Nea” SA and the “Museum of Typography by Yiannis & Eleni Garedakis” are excluded from the competition.
Eligible Regions: Open for All.

Application Process

  • Those interested should send their work to the email: [email protected].
  • The poster should be accompanied by the entry form and a short description of the project (up to 100 words).
  • The name of both files should be the name of the contestants.
  • The details of the participation form are:
    First Name: | Last Name: | e-mail: | Country: | City: | Address: | Telephone number (with country code) | Short Description (in English): [max 100 words]
  • It is forbidden to use AI. The dimensions should be 50 × 70 cm PDF, CMYK, image at 200 ppi and should not exceed 25 MB. Otherwise the files should be sent by wetransfer. It is necessary to attach a poster file in jpg format in low resolution up to 1 MB for web use.

Application Deadline: April 10, 2024 (40 Days Remaining)

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