Energheia Lebanon Prize 2019

Short stories contest

Under the patronage of the Region Basilicata, the Dante Alighieri Society and the Cultural Association Energheia of Matera (ITALY), in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Beirut and the French Institute of Tripoli, announce the literary prize Energheia Lebanon.

1. Writers can participate to the contest with just one unpublished short story, written in Italian, English or French, on a freely chosen subject, no longer than seven pages (25 lines per page).

2. The story must be sent or handed before July 25th 2019 in soft copy on Microsoft Word format, not signed, together with a letter containing the author’s name, date of birth, address, telephone number and e-mail to the following addresses: 

Dante Alighieri Society – Hassan Khaled street , P.O. Box 445, Tripoli (Lebanon)

Email: energheia.Lb@gmail.com

3. A committee, appointed by the organizers of the contest, will read and evaluate the stories in order to choose the best five to be submitted to the Italian Jury for the final judgment.

4. Energheia Lebanon has the unrestricted right to publish and reproduce the winning stories (including runners up), in the original language and in translation.

5. It’s up to the organizers of the contest to decide about anything which is not included in the present regulations.

Comics contest

Under the patronage of the Region Basilicata, the Dante Alighieri Society and the Cultural Association Energheia of Matera (ITALY), in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Beirut and with the French Institute of Tripoli, announce the comics contest Energheia Lebanon.

1. All young cartoonists can submit an unpublished comics, on free subject, in Italian, English or French language. Comics submissions must be not more than 10 pages, using any kind of manual technique, both color and black-and-white pages will be accepted.

2. Entries must be sent or handed before July 25th 2019 together with a letter containing the author’s name, date of birth, address, telephone number and e-mail to the following addresses:

Dante Alighieri Society – Hassan Khaled street , P.O. Box 445, Tripoli (Lebanon)

Email: energheia.Lb@gmail.com

3. A panel of comics experts chosen by the promoters of the contest will evaluate the artworks in order to choose the best three to be submitted to the Italian Jury for the final judgment. The jury will select the winner of the comics contest.

4. The winning entry and the two second prize winners will be published. Energheia Lebanon has the unrestricted right to publish and reproduce the winning stories (including runners up).  It’s up to the organizers of the contest to decide about anything which is not included in the present regulations. The subjects and the comics, whether published or not shall remain exclusive property of the authors.

Young writers and cartoonists must be not less than 18 years old. The closing date for entries is July 25th 2019.The Jury will declare the winning story and comics. The author awarded the first prize will have plane ticket and accommodation expenses paid in order to take part to the final ceremony that will be held in Matera (Italy), on 21 September 2019.

For further information:

Dante Alighieri Society – Hassan Khaled street, P.O. Box 445, Tripoli (LEBANON)

Tel.: +961 06 412713, GSM: +961 71763838, E-mail: info@dantealighierilebanon.com

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Energheia Cultural Association – Via Lucana,79 – 75100 Matera (ITALY)

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