Il Premio La Grande Bellezza

As part of the La Grande Bellezza Project, Starhotels announces a biennial award with the aim of enhancing the extraordinary know how of Italian master craftsmen. Italian craftsmen regularly working in the area can present their candidacy, proposing works on the theme "A source of light". The Prize is intended to recognize the talent, competence, design skills and initiative of Italian artisans. A special Jury of experts chaired by Starhotels will conduct the evaluation and selection activities, identifying the 10 finalist works and deciding the winner. The works that enhance the great theme of Italian beauty and highlight the happy association between manual skills and creativity will be evaluated with particular favor, also with a contemporary rethinking of obsolete and complex traditional techniques. Deadline for registration: 25 May 2020. Download here the Competition Regulations Download the registration form here After completing it, send it via Wetransfer to together with the required documents as per the Rules.

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