IIIrd International Competition for Historical Painting

Historical Park

Historical Park launches its competition for the best historical painting on the theme "Guardians of Orthodoxy". One of the goals of the competition is to increase the interest in Orthodoxy, and another, through its discovery, to encourage and support talented artists in their creative development.

Artists from Bulgaria and abroad can participate in the competition. The authors must pre-register on the Historical Park website.

Each artist can present only one painting, to be framed and signed. The recommended minimum size of the canvas should be 70x100 cm. The painting should be executed with the techniques of oil paints, acrylic, watercolour or graphics. The work have a title and a short description of the plot should be attached.

The photo of a painting with a resolution of 300 dpi must be sent by e-mail at: by the 1st of April, 2022. Preliminary selection by the jury follows and the selected works and authors will be admitted to participate in the competition.

The selected works must arrive in the original in the Historical Park by the 20th of April, 2022. They will be evaluated by both a professional jury and visitors to the park, as well as by online voting on the site from 10:00 am on the 1st of May to 8:00 pm on the 30th of May, 2022.

The results will be announced on May 31, 2022.

The winners of the competition will be awarded with diplomas and cash prizes:

- 1st place - 10,000 levas

- 2nd place - 3,000 levas

- 3rd place - 2,000 levas

The paintings that will win 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will  become the property of the Historical Park. The other works will be returned to their owners.

Please read the RULES of the competition in detail.