Ningbo launches intl public art contest

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated:  July 6, 2022 L M S


A view of the Tianyi Pavilion - Moon Lake scenic spot, in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang province. [Photo/Ningbo Daily]

Ningbo in East China's Zhejiang province launched an international public art festival on July 5.

The participating individuals and organizations should submit their design works themed on the culture and history of the Tianyi Pavilion - Moon Lake scenic spot in the city before Sept 30, according to the organizers.

The submissions can be sent to nbdiaosu@126.com.

The winners will be decided by online votes and evaluations made by a jury composed of renowned artists. The first prize is 100,000 yuan ($15,384.6).

The Tianyi Pavilion - Moon Lake scenic spot, as its name suggests, is composed of two parts.

Moon Lake, affectionately called the mother lake of Ningbo, has a history of over 1,400 years and features 10 charming islets. On its west bank stands Tianyige, or Tianyi Pavilion, which was built some 460 years ago and is believed to China's oldest surviving library.