On 10th of February the Director of the National Center of Manuscripts Buba Kudava and first Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze held a briefing on the Georgian Calligraphy Competition at the Ministry of Education and Science.
The competition aims to develop written culture and reveal artistic skills in Georgians.
The competition is held with the blessing of the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II.
Last year this competition was also held although only high school students could participate.
This year eligible candidates are:
VII-XII grade students of public and private schools of Georgia
Students of all the levels (BA, MA, PhD) of Higher education institutions
Other interested adults
Ethnic Georgians living abroad
Calligraphy competition consists of three stages.
The winners will be awarded on April 14, 2011, National Day of Mother Tongue. The awards are contributed by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, the National Center of Manuscripts, NGO “Tsami” and other supporting organizations. The prize fund equals to 6 000 GEL, which means that the winners will be obtaining not only winner certificates but also some awards.