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Modna lyalka

Contest of authorial works “My favorite bear”

The contest of author's works “My favorite bear” is an open contest of author's artworks. Any master, regardless of the country of residence, can take part in the “My Favorite Bear” contest. Participation in the XXII International Show of Author’s Doll and Teddy “Modna Lyalka” is not a prerequisite for participation in this contest.


1. Nomination “Traditional Bear”. The necessary material for manufacturing is mohair, plush with various nap, natural fur.

2. Nomination “Interior Bear”. Required material for manufacturing – cold porcelain; baked plastic; self-hardening plastic; papier-mache, silicone.

3. Nomination “Bear made of various materials”. Required material for manufacturing – textiles, wool, yarn, leather, wood, glass, etc.

4. Nomination “Friends of Teddy”. The required material for manufacturing is any at the discretion of the author.

The works of the participants of the contest “My Favorite Bear” will be exhibited as a separate exposition at a specially designated stand in the exhibition hall of the pavilion during the XXII International Show of Author's Dolls and Teddy “Modna Lyalka” (Kyiv, IEC, Brovarsky Prospect, 15).

Requirements for exhibits

For all nominations, the same evaluation criteria are the correspondence of the material and technique used to those declared in the nomination, the quality of performance and the completeness of the image. The nominations may include both traditional bears and Teddy bears, as well as other animals in addition to bears in a separate category. Mobility of the head and paws is optional.

If the author uses ideas and designs of well-known images, indicate in the application the source of inspiration and the name of the author, as well as the title of the work.

Work that was previously exhibited, participated in other contests, exhibitions, etc. will not be accepted for the contest.

The work must be done independently, and also not in the process of attending master classes, courses, etc.

Contest prizes

If there are less than 5 (five) works and participants in the nomination, the prize will not be awarded. An independent jury will be formed to evaluate and select the winner of each nomination.

There is only one winner in each category, the prize for which will be provided by the exhibition organizer.

Prize for the winner in the nomination – showcase (0.5 * 0.5 * 2.5) at the XXIII International Show of Author's Dolls and Teddy “Modna Lalka”, autumn 2021

All participants will be awarded with diplomas.

Conditions of participation and submission of applications

By submitting an application, the participant confirms that he has carefully studied and agreed to the terms.

Each master can present any number of his works in different nominations of his choice.

Technique and materials are not limited, in addition to those indicated in certain nominations.

The image should be clear, the background is light, solid, solid (preferably white, light gray).

Applications for participation in the contest must be submitted no later than a week before the start of the event to the mail konkursexpo@ukr.net, in the subject line of the letter indicate “Contest Bear, full name of the participant”. The application and the photo of the exhibit must be attached as separate files.

During the exhibition (on the day of installation or any other day) new works will not be accepted for participation.

The organizer accepts information from the participants as reliable and is not responsible for errors in the applications of the participants.

Each work must have a title and must be assigned to a specific category.

The organizer has the right to move the contest works to other nominations in case of non-compliance with the conditions of the contest, or to disqualify without a refund of the participation cost.

By submitting an application, the author agrees to the condition that he thereby transfers the right to publish his works on the website, in social networks, as well as in the organizer's print resources.

Cost of participation

The cost of participation in the contest:

- 1 work – 300 UAH

Payment for participation based on the organizer's invoice.

Payment for participation no later than one week before the start of the event.

Special conditions

All exhibits of the contest can be put up for sale with the consent of the participant, taking into account 10% commission in favor of the organizer. The cost of the work is determined by the author.

Delivery of works

Works for the contest must be delivered and taken out by the author or authorized person on their own.

Editing – on the eve of the exhibition from 15.00 to 18.00 hours. Dismantling – on the last day of the exhibition from 17.00 to 18.00 hours.

It is possible to send the works by Nova Poshta to the organizer no later than a week before the start of the event by prior agreement. All postage for postage to the contest and return shall be borne by the participant.

The organizer reserves the right to amend the rules of participation in this contest.

Application for participation in the contest “My favorite bear”

Name of the author *

Country, city of residence of the author *

Tel. *


Nomination *

Job title*

Materials and technology *

Price, UAH.**

* All fields are required.

** Indicate the price including 10% commission.

If the work is not for sale, write – “Not for sale”

Contest “My favorite bear”, show “Modna lyalka”, september 2020
Contest “My favorite bear”, show “Modna lyalka”, september 2020
Contest “My favorite bear”, show “Modna lyalka”, october 2019
Show “Modna lyalka”, october 2019