Advertisement to pupils from Chisinau! AGEPI launches the Contest of Drawing and Epigram/Quatrain entitled “Stop Piracy and Counterfeiting!”

03/26/2014

Starting with April 1this year, the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) announces the launch of the Contest of Drawing and Epigram/Quatrain for pupils entitled “Stop Piracy and Counterfeiting!”.

The Contest is organized in accordance with the Action Plan of the Pupils Awareness Campaign on Counterfeiting and Piracy Phenomena in the Republic of Moldova, organized by AGEPI in partnership with the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Moldova and the Chisinau General Directorate on Education, Youth and Sport during 2014.

The contest will be held from April 1to October 15, 2014.

The Contest is open to ninth- and twelfth-grade pupils of Schools and Lyceums from Chisinau, participating in the Pupils Awareness Campaign on Counterfeiting and Piracy Phenomena in the Republic of Moldova.

The main objective of the Contest is to raise awareness and educate the younger generation on the negative impact of piracy and counterfeiting on society.

The Contest will be conducted in two sections:

a) Section "Drawing";

b) Section "Epigram/​​Quatrain".

The works submitted for the Contest must meet the following requirements:

a) Section "Drawing":

    • shall represent a personal and original work of the author (group of authors);
    • shall comply with the contest theme;
    • shall be performed on paper or A4 canvas, in simple pencil, colored pencils, aquarelle, marker;
    • a number/code/ identification name shall be mentioned on the reverse;
    • shall not be framed;

 

b) Section "Epigram /Quatrain"

  • shall represent a personal and original work of the author (group of authors);
  • shall comply with the contest theme;
  • shall have the general form of an epigram/quatrain (to be a versified form of four lines);
  • shall contain a joke (more or less successful, but with a clear presence);
  • the joke shall be as original as possible (not taken or "borrowed" from a well known joke/plagiarized from similar epigrams and quatrains) ;
  • shall have a correct prosody (metric, accent, rhyme – crossed, joined or embraced);
  • shall have a correct grammatical language. An epigram is composed of a verse in which a particular aspect of life is satirized, briefly presented with humor;
  • shall not contain obvious insults and personal attacks;
  • epigram/quatrain text can be written in Romanian or Russian

 

Also, the same author (group of authors) may submit to the Contest no more than 3 works (drawings and /or epigrams/quatrains).

The Regulation on the organization of the Contest of drawing and epigram/quatrain for pupils entitled "Stop Piracy and Counterfeiting!" can be accessed HERE.

Those interested to join the Contest can file an application for participation (drawing application for participationquote /quatrain application for participation).

Please submit the applications for participation to the Organizing Committee to the following address:

24 /1, Andrei Doga str., MD-2024, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. Epigrams can be sent by e- mail: concurs@agepi.gov.md. Deadline for submission of applications: until October 15, 2014.

The submitted works will be evaluated by a Group of experts convened by the Organizing Committee, composed of representatives of the Union of Plastic Artists of Republic Moldova (UPA) and the Association of Epigramists of Moldova (AEM), which will present winners with Diplomas of excellence accompanied by cash prizes.

The name of winners and the date of awarding ceremony will be announced additionally.