Submission of entries at the Ukrainian Creative Awards 2021 festivals, that is included Kyiv International Advertising Festival, ADC*UA Awards and Ukrainian Design: The Very Best Of 2021, has ended. The total number of entries is almost 2000, which is 53% more than last year.
Kyiv International Advertising Festival has a significant leap, where the number of participants increased in 1.5 times and the number of submitted projects almost in 2.5 times. Last time such indicators of activity of advertising market players were observed in the heyday of the festival movement in the country and in the world.
The ADC*UA Awards festival showed the growth in 1.5 times according to entries, and a small growth (7%) was at Ukrainian Design: The Very Best Of 2021.
The geography of the KIAF 2021 International Festival covers 18 countries, including Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Brazil, Armenia, Georgia, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Cyprus, Lithuania, Russia, Romania, USA, Turkey, Hungary, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and the Czech Republic.
Participants from 21 cities and 16 regions of Ukraine registered their works for the national festival Ukrainian Design: The Very Best Of 2021.
So, despite the difficult times, the advertising industry continues to generate creative ideas and bold decisions.
Judges will start their work on May 1. In general, 14 jury teams will work, where 12 teams have international judges.
The winners will be announced at the end of May within the Ukrainian Creative Stories (UCS) event:
• May 26 - Award Ceremonies of Ukrainian Design: The Very Best Of 2021 and ADC*UA Awards 2021
• May 27 - Award Ceremony of Client’s View and Positive Change contests of Kyiv International Advertising Festival 2021
• May 28 - Award Ceremony of Creative Communications and Craft/Technology contests of Kyiv International Advertising Festival 2021
Only the winners and partners of the festivals will be able to attend the Award Ceremonies. Everyone will be able to see it online. Live streaming will be free on the Ukrainian Creative Stories website https://creative-awards.com.ua/
So we are looking forward to the results and hope that the quality of creativity will be consistent with the quantitative records of this season.