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The Golden Turtle
The “Golden Turtle” International Festival is the largest international cultural and ecological event in Russia, celebrating the beauty of the wildlife.
The festival includes the following formats:
• Creative competitions
• Thematic exhibitions
• Environmental projects
• Interactive training sessions and master-classes
• Cultural and entertainment events
The Golden Turtle International Wildlife Art & Photography competition is the largest project of the Festival. This creative contest gathers authors from all over the world, submitting artwork in various categories. The winners of the competition are exhibited during the Festival in Moscow and at regional exhibitions during the all-Russian tour.
The Golden Turtle International Wildlife Art & Photography contest is included in the shortlist of the most prestigious creative competitions of the world. Every year:
• Submitted artwork is evaluated by a professional jury and through a popular vote
• The prize fund matches the best of industry standards
• An exclusive art and photo book is published in two languages
• Exhibitions of the Festival are held in the largest cities of Russia and Europe
Contest Prize & TERMS
The laureates who won the second and the third places in their nomination will obtain valuable prizes and gifts from the Festival sponsors and partners.
The competition winner in the Photographer of the Year nomination will obtain a cash prize of two thousand US dollars ($2,000). Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: The author should be the right holder of the works they submit. By submitting their works to the Golden Turtle competition, the author agrees with the terms and conditions of the Lisence Agreement.
The participant warrants that his/her work does not infringe intellectual rights of any third parties. In case any third parties make any claims, the participant shall be fully liable for his/her work.
Exhibition copies that are printed at the expense of the Golden Turtle Competition organizers for displaying at the exhibition shall remain with the organizers and may be used by them for the statutory activities of the MY EQUATOR Charity Social Support Fund. USAGE RIGHTS: By uploading their creative Works to the personal account on the Contest website for participation
in the Contest, the Participant grants the Contest Organizer the right to use the Work in the following
ways without compensation:
2.1. Provide the Work in printed or digital form for evaluation by the Jury of the Contest;
2.2. Publish the Works in any section of the sites under the "Golden Turtle" trademark and its
official groups in social networks;
2.3. Use the Work in any print and electronic media to inform the public about the holding of the
Contest and its results, and for the purposes of advertising the Festival and Contest, including
printed materials, the Internet, on television, electronically, or in any other way not prohibited
by the laws of the Russian Federation;
2.4. Publicly show the Work, that is, in any way, to demonstrate the original or a copy of the Work
directly or on the screen via using film, transparencies, television frames or other technical
2.5. Publicly perform the Work, that is, to present it in a live performance with the help of
technical means (television and other technical means);
2.6. Broadcast the Work, that is, to communicate the Work to the public on television, including
2.7. Reproduce the Work, including making copies of the Work or its parts (without limitation by
the number of copies) in any material form, including video recording; print, including, but not
limited to books, photo albums, magazines, booklets, calendars, prints, posters, postcards,
promotional materials, souvenirs, other printed materials and electronic media, including
committing it to computer memory;
2.8. Distribute the Work and all material forms listed in p. 2.7. through the sale or other alienation
of its copies in retail bookshops and other stores, in Internet shops, as well as during any
public events (exhibitions, concerts, festivals, charity evenings, etc.); distributing the Work as
part of another work;
2.9. Redesign, refine and in other way process the Work;
2.10. Use the Works for charitable purposes, corresponding to the authorized activity of the
Copyright Holder of the Contest; to hold specialized events dedicated to the popularization of
the Festival and Contest.
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