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Participation Rules

International Poetry and Theatre Competition Castello Di Duino-

XIII Edition

NEW EXTENDED DEADLINES!

Section I : Poetry Individual  participation, 2016 November 10th

Section II : Theatre, dialogue or monologue, 2016 November 30

Section III: School projects, 2016 december, 31st  (unchanged)

 

GENERAL  RULES

Ø      The competition is open to young people under 30 years of age.

Ø      Participation is free.

 

Theme of the XIIIth Edition

“From generation to generation”

(Lives of men and nature- Private and collective stories, unceasing dialogue or schocking changes.-Memory, emotions, thoughts.

The suggestions may be developed free)

 

One may participate in one or more sections

 

  1. SECTION FOR UNPUBLISHED POEMS

 

  • Participants have to send only one unpublished, never prized poem (maximum 40 line).
  • Poems will be accepted in the mother tongue of the authors. A translation into English, Spanish, French or Italian is required.
  • An international Jury will evaluate the poems as far as possible also in the mother tongue of participants.

 

Works must arrive before October,31 2016

 

  1. Preferably by E-Mail to castelloduinopoesia@gmail.com  

 

Please, send the complete Application Form (see below) in the message and the poem

attached to the message in Format word or rft.

 

  1. b)      or by regular mail  to Prof. Gabriella Valera Gruber, Via Matteotti 21, 34138, Trieste (Italy). As far as deadline is concerned, postmark data will be taken into consideration; no poem will be accepted when the jury is involved in the evaluation process (soon after the deadline)

 

 

Prizes:

  • First, Second and Third Prize: € 500.   In accordance with the aim of the competition to combine solidarity and poetry, the winners will choose a humanitarian cause to which they will devote a part of the prize (€200).
  • Medal of the President of Italian Republic for a poem with a particular social-humanitarian value
  • “Sergio Penco” Plate for the best poem “under 16”
  • Cups or other minor prizes for other noteworthy poems.

Ø   The poems of the winners and a selection of the best poems will be published for free by   “Ibiskos Publishing House Risolo” (Empoli, Italy) (Sponsor of the Competition), in both the  Italian and English version together with a CD in the original languages. The proceeds of the sales will be devoted to Luchetta-Ota-D’Angelo-Hrovatin Foundation for children war victims (www.fondazioneluchetta.org ).

  • Special mentions and minor prizes for noteworthy poems of young “poets” under 16th.

 

  1. Section Theatre : Monologue or Dialogue between 2 people.

 

1 unpublished and never prized Dramatic Work (Monologue or Dialogue between 2 people), max 5 pages (no more than 10000 characters).

A good translation into Italian is unconditionally required.  The works will not Be evaluated in their original language but only in their Italian translation.

Works must arrive before October, 31th  2016

  1. Preferably by E-Mail to castelloduinopoesia@gmail.com  

 

Please, send the complete Application Form (see below) in the message and the work

attached to the message in Format word or rtf.

 

  1. b)      or by regular mail  to Prof. Gabriella Valera Gruber, Via Matteotti 21, 34138, Trieste (Italy). As far as the deadline is concerned, we will take into consideration the postmark, but no poem will be accepted, which arrives after the jury has started its evaluation process (soon after the deadline)

 

 

Prizes:

 The jury will designate three winners (who will awarded with cups and plates) and reserves the right of selecting other dramas of special worth.

The best dramas  will be performed in an important city theatre within the Prize Giving Ceremony events.

III Section: School projects. Deadline : 2016 December 31st

The jury will designate  the best Poetry-Projects presented as a collective work by Schools (students and teachers):

  • 1st prize 500 euro, that have to be devoted to an humanitarian scope chosen by the awarded students and teachers
  • other minor prizes.

To the prized or considered as noteworthy schools – groups, which will come to Trieste for the prize- giving ceremony a whole day of readings and performance is reserved in an important location of the city. Students will have the opportunity to read their poems and teacher to explain their projects.

 

The official award will be given to the teachers during the prize giving Ceremony in Castello di Duino.

Projects must be sent as follow:

2 copies by regular mail  to Prof. Gabriella Valera Gruber, Via Matteotti 21, 34138, Trieste (Italy). As far as the deadline is concerned, we will take into consideration the postmark, but no project will be accepted, which arrives after the jury has started its evaluation process (soon after the deadline). Possibly also a copy  by E-Mail  to castelloduinopoesia@gmail.com

PUBLICATION OF THE RESULTS

The list of the winners will be published in the website of the competition www.castellodiduinopoesia.org

Winners will be informed by e-mail, phone or normal post.

The prise-giving ceremony will take place on April 2, 2017 in Duino Castle

Application Form (Section I. and II.)

Name ,                                                Surname ,

Birth Date,                                          Nationality,

Address,                                              City,                                                 Country,

Phone,                                                 E-Mail,

Title of the work,

 

Statements:

I declare that the work….   ……………………….  ….is my original work, has never been prized and is unpublished.

I give my permission to its possible publication and presentation to the general audience

I declare that I have not  subscribed to SIAE nor to any other similar Societies, which protect copyrights.

 

Application form (Section III-Schools)

 

Name of the teacher ,                                 Surname of the teacher ,

School

List of the participants students

Address of the school

City,                                                           Country,

Phone,                                             E-Mail of the school

E- Mail of the teacher

 

Statements:

I declare that the work….     ….is an original work, has never been prized and is unpublished.

I give  permission to its possible publication and presentation to the general audience

I declare that the authors have not  subscribed to SIAE nor to any other similar Societies, which protect copyrights.

 

Info: Prof. Gabriella Valera Gruber, Via Matteotti 21, 34138 Trieste, Italy – Tel. 0039 040 638787 E-Mail castelloduinopoesia@gmail.com

 

www.castellodiduinopoesia.org