ZEN ART FESTIVAL International Festival

 "ZEN ART FESTIVAL" International Festival of Symbolic Art

Registration deadline: until August 2, 2021 (inclusive).

Exhibition dates: August 9-29, 2021, 
Address: "Minsk Regional Center of Folk Art" (Republic of Belarus, Minsk, Gikalo str., 4)
Opening day: August 9, 2021, 18.00.
Announcement of winners and presentation of diplomas: August 29, 2021, 17.00

1) Exhibition;
2) Contest;
3) Conference "Zen of modern Art";
4) Master classes and demo classes;
5) Video screenings of films related to the theme of the festival.

Authors over 18 years of age have the right to take part in the International Festival of Symbolic Art "ZEN ART Festival."

1) ORIGINAL: the author provides the originals or giclee of his works at the exhibition;
2) PRINT: works are displayed in the form of photocopies (on paper, foam board or canvas).



Idea: When the mind is exempted from a routine of desires and passions when the silence fills all your being when all creation is located in a contemplation point, - then art a zen/zen is born. The lotus of the limitless world is revealed. Pure beauty awakens creative realizations. The full range of transcendental experiences becomes accessible and understood. The festival presents the creations of Artists realizing their understanding of the world through the wisdom of zen, through pictorial means and divine inspiration.

Works (original and copy) are displayed in the exhibition hall and participate in the program, in the following nominations of the exhibition:

1) Mystical Symbolism
2) Magical realism
3) Fantastic realism
4) Surrealism
5) Video art
6) Cosmism
7) Zen philosophy in time:
- Zen of the present;
- Zen of the future;
- Zen is timeless;
8) Zen philosophy in space:
- Zen in faces
- Zen reliefs
- Zen in volume
- Zen Mascots
9) Zen Philosophy in the Virtual World:
- Esotericism in motion
- Philosophical stories
- Zen video art
- Zen animation
10) Zen Communication Philosophy:
- Zen Vibration (Audience Award)
- Zen-style installation
- Zen Symbiosis Arts



The exhibition accepts two- and three-dimensional works.
The size of two-dimensional works cannot exceed 75 x 85 inches (192 x 218 centimeters).
A three-dimensional artwork (i.e. sculpture) cannot exceed 72 x 72 x 24 inches (184 x 184 x 61 centimeters).
For flat works an additional factor has been introduced: at the size of canvas more than 90 cm and up to 140 cm on the larger side an additional payment equal to 50% of the cost is charged. Subsequently, the calculation is for each step of 50 cm.
Any person over 18 years of age who creates works of art in one of the indicated artistic styles (project nomination) has the right to participate in the exhibition, after approval by the organizing committee of the works submitted to the competition.

Artists participating in the exhibition are responsible for the costs associated with the delivery of works to the site and for insurance of works of art while it is in transit.
We also ask you to read the "General Regulations", which regulates the relationship between authors, exhibition organizers and expert council.