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Call for Applications - Exhibition Organizer


Background & Rationale
Recognized as UNESCO Creative City of Design in 2019, Ha Noi has committed to place culture and creativity at the core of its sustainable development, with a wider vision to become a leading creative hub of Southeast Asia. In order to support the commitment of the city, UNESCO is leading the project Mobilizing Cultural Dynamics and Youth Participation towards Ha Noi Creative Capital with the slogan “Hanoi Rethink” together with other two implementing partners UNIDO and UN Habitat. This project will support Ha Noi City to implement its new strategic vision of a Creative City of Design, harnessing its cultural assets and youth participation as key agents for innovation, creativity, and social change.
One of the key outcomes of the project is to empower young Vietnamese creative talent to influence and contribute to the new development agenda of Ha Noi as the Creative Capital with innovative ideas and actions. To realize this outcome and to provide youth a platform to participate and demonstrate their creativity, UNESCO is organizing the Ha Noi Illustration Contest with the theme “Hanoi is…?”
After a month of calling for submissions from August 6th to September 9th, about 250 young artists from across Viet Nam and abroad have participated in the Illustration Contest “Ha Noi is…”. With the evocative theme “Ha Noi is…”, young artists have come up with unconventional and refreshing ideas integrated with personal touch to portray their own unique Ha Noi. The Ha Noi Creative City has been illustrated in digital paintings, silk painting, collage art, lacquer, etc.
In order to further promote the artwork, UNESCO is looking for an institution to organize an exhibition for the winning artworks in December 2021.  
Assignments
The contractor will work closely with the Culture Project Officer, under the supervision of the UNESCO Culture Program Coordinator, and shall be responsible for organizing the Exhibition with specific tasks as of followings:
2.1. Exhibition production and installation
Design the interior decoration and arrangement of exhibition
Printing artwork, artwork labels, backdrop, information board
Delivery and installation of artworks
2.2 Organization of the opening ceremony
Food & beverage for 100 guests
Event Agenda & event moderator
Logistics support
2.3. Design promotional materials
Design 1 key visual in different format (website, social media, press, email, standee, backdrop…)
Design visuals for social media posts
2.4. Promote the exhibition on media channels
Taking photographs and produce a summary video 
Compose event introduction content for website, Facebook event, press, etc..
Compose social media posts for Facebook and Instagram
Application and Procedure:
Interested candidates/companies can send the quotation to email with the subject “CLT- Ha Noi is Exhibition” by 29 November 2021 to tn.tran@unesco.org. The application should include
CVs or company’s profile
Detail budget proposals/quotations including the budget breakdown by Tasks as stated in 2.1-2.4
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