The 26th Golden Drum Festival invites to the Slovenian shore

25 Июль 2019

After 1 August AKAR members will be able to register to the Festival with a 10% discount!

The 26th International Festival of Creativity Golden Drum will once again take place at the Slovenia’s coastal town, Portorož. Hotel Slovenija will host Golden Drum’s friends, united under the slogan “Creativity 4 Change”, with which the Festival is shifting its focus to advertising for the better of tomorrow, from 17 to 18 October 2019.

Entry submission is open until 13 August 2019, that being also the deadline for more favourable than ever Early Bird delegate registrations. Mastercard, partner of the second edition of the first cashless advertising Festival in Europe, enables even friendliest prices also this year.

Works entered in the WHY section will be judged by a jury led by Álvaro Rodrigues, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Creative Officer, Fullpack, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where Tiffany Rolfe, Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer, R/GA, USA, will overlook the judging of entries entered in the WHAT section, each together with 10 amazing professionals.

The competition stays divided to sections WHAT, searching for outstanding communication solutions in a chosen form and WHY, searching the reasons the works exist. The organizers have refreshed the competition structure thus making it more relevant, changing the point system for awarded series and introduced a new, The best of Genius Loci award, which will be awarded to the best work with distinctive local spirit, Golden Drum is committed to since its early beginnings.
All submitted entries must have been aired/published/implemented for the first time between 1 January 2018 and 13 August 2019.

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The tradition of the Young Drummers Competition continues
This year together with the Slovenian Tourist Board, Golden Drum has organised the competition for young creatives under 30 years of age from 57 countries on the topic Slovenia, land of clean and healthy waters. The competition is open until 10 September, where the author of the best poster or series of posters will be awarded a 3.000 EUR prize by the Slovenian Tourist Board and Golden Drum.

See the preliminary program schedule and mark your calendars!
On two Festival stages delegates will have the chance to listen to talks, discussions, workshops and screenings. Congress program of the Festival will constitute almost 40 speakers, most of them already announced and some yet to be announced in the following weeks. One of the most heavily anticipated speakers will most definitely be one of the most published philosophers of the 21st century, Slavoj Žižek.

Delegates can, until 13 August, take advantage of the Early Bird offer, which enables to attend the whole Festival for 450 EUR+VAT and daily tickets, which are available from 270 EUR+VAT on.
AKAR members have an exclusive opportunity to take advantage of the 10% discount when registering after 1 August. The discount will be recognised automatically by the online system through which delegates can arrange personal registrations as well as enter the competition.

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