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11th Straw and hay sculpture contest

Valloire organises a unique artistic event in France, which is both fun and linked to the mountains. Come and discover works of art made by talented sculptors ! You can admire those sculptures all summer long in Les Verneys, Valloire.

Cultural 11th Straw and hay sculpture contest Valloire

About

On Tuesday 28 June 2022
Valloire (73450)
Animals allowed

This contest is unique in France! Entrants have a free choice of theme, but they must create a sculpture, which is a construction filled and covered with straw and hay.

12 giant sculptures will be built by teams of 2 sculptors on the Les Verneys plateau, in Valloire. They will be on display throughout the summer.


Sunday, July 3th:
Noon: end of the contest
10:00am - 4:00pm Vote for public and youth prize at the Tourist Information Office at the Sculpture site
5:30 pm: Prize giving

THE PRIZES:

• JURY'S PRIZE :
• PUBLIC'S PRIZE AND YOUTH PRIZE :
• ARTIST'S PRIZE:
• INTERNET PRIZE from june 29 to septembre 6 vote on-line for your favorite project.

THE JURY:
• Alain LOVATO - President - President of the Rhone-Alpes Visual Arts Centre
• Christian BURGER - Sculptor and Artistic Arbitrator for the Contest
• Roselyne ERUTTI - Sculptor
• Lenaïk RETORNAZ - Town councillor
• Cyrille JULLIEN - Carpenter
Alberte RETORNZA : paintor
• Emmanuelle LACOSTE -Valloire Tourisme director and Contest organiser.

Artists teams 2022 (may bu subjetc to change)

BELGIQUE
LIETARD Robin / SELOSSE Jérôme « Le Gnou-Garou »

CANADA – QUEBEC
MELOCHE Thomas / GAGNON Joëlle « Le cauchemar du caribou forestier »

ISRAEL
PREMINGER Tanya / SERHAN Amal « Scroll »

LITUANIE
ALEKSA Danas / KENSMINAS Tauras « Catch the Wind »

MEXIQUE
RAMIREZ PEREYRA Carlos / GONZALEZ SOLORZANO Gina « La Terreur de la Mer »

REPUBLIQUE DOMINICAINE DU CONGO
KYLOUS Bansimba / NANGA NGUFU Bienvenu « Détermination »

TAÏWAN
CHEN JUN-RONG / HUANG YAN-JUN « Symbiotic Coexistence »

TURQUIE
GÖREL Ferhat Özgür/ CALISKAN Can « Euphrosynos »

UKRAINE
KUTSEVYCH Bogdan / PODA Oleksiy « Unstoppable Art »


FRANCE

BROSSARD Michel / SEGUI David « Jeu de jambes en l’air »

NOTTARIS Joël / NOTTARIS Côme « Paternité »

SCHWINDY J.Paul / SCHWINDY Léo « Transhumance climatique »

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    Prices

    Free of charge

    Reception

    Open to children
    Animals allowed

    Dates

    From Tuesday 28 June to Sunday 3 July.

    Services
    • Pets welcome

    Access

    73450 Valloire

    More informations

    Information update on 25/05/2022 by Office de Tourisme de Valloire