Competition for the realization of the Palio banner. Delivery by March 31, 2014

Competition for the realization of the Palio banner. Delivery by March 31, 2014


Competition for the realization of the Palio banner for the edition 2014.

                                          Town of Castiglion Fiorentino – Associazione Pro Loco

                                             Notice of ideas for the realization of the Palio 2014


Art. 1- Launching the competition of ideas for the creation of the banner of Palio by fabric painting that will be awarded to the winner of District 2014 edition of the Palio itself.

Art. 2 – The competition is aimed at all those who have reached eighteen years of age. They are also eligible to participate in the students of The Art Institutes and schools and classes related side effects, without constraint of age.

Article 3 The realization of the subject depicted in the proposed Palio by the candidates have to be based on the correct correspondence with the historical, religious and folkloric manifestation of the “Palio dei Rioni” dedicated to Madonna delle Grazie of Rivaio. Candidates will have therefore read up on the history of the race from its origins to today. To this end, will benefit from the collaboration and the material in the possession of the City, the Pro Loco and Cultural Institution and educational Castiglionese. The candidates, upon request, may inspect the Palio banners belonging to the past editions and exhibited in venues rionali. The representation of the Madonna delle Grazie of Rivaio is exposed at the church in Castiglione Fiorentino.

Art. 4 – The comp image proposed form must include the colors of the three Rioni of Castiglione, the image of the Madonna, the name of the town of Castiglion Fiorentino and the year of the event. The designs proposals should be rigorously carried out with the technical manual. In the event of failure to comply, even partial, of the requirements of the designs will be excluded from the competition.

Art. 5 – Candidates must submit a sketch of the Palio of the minimum size of 21×30 cm with attached a report on the significance of the proposed subject. This material, together with the curriculum vitae of the candidate himself placed in a special envelope, must be mailed or delivered by hand to the Office Pro Loco selection of Castiglion Fiorentino by Monday 31 March 2014 through a special envelope addressed to the President of of the Pro Loco. Will make be the postmark and the Office Pro Loco is not responsible for delays or postal

The sketch and the report must be received by anonymously. Not signed works will be accepted. The personal data including name, telephone number, e-mail address will have only be indicated in the CV. Participation in the competition, the candidate agrees to the acceptance of this Regulation which can not be opposed no objection or reservation.

Art. 6 – The works received will be reviewed by a Selection Committee composed as follows:

- Vice Mayor of the Municipality of Castiglione Fiorentino

- Councillor of Palio

- Councillor for Culture of the Municipality of Castiglione Fiorentino

- President Pro Loco of Castiglion Fiorentino

- A member of the Board of Directors of the Institution Cultural and Educational Castiglionese

- An art expert.

The Commission will publish the winner’s name by Saturday, April 5, 2014. The judges’ decision will be final.

Art. 7 – The winner will receive immediate notification by registered letter or email with your request and instructions for the implementation of the proposed project on the comp image and further definitive agreements.

The actual sizes of the banner finished (including velvet frames the painting) will have be 90×150 cm, made with indelible paint technique. The winner will have to deliver the work day without fail by Monday, May 26, 2014. The same will be presented at a press conference and during the Gara Musici e Sbandieratori to be held Saturday, June 7, 2014, to which the artist winner agrees to participate. The winner authorizes the organizers of the Palio dei Rioni the use and dissemination of data and information contained in your resume.


It will be widely disseminated through print, radio, TV, the Internet and the winning of the curriculum vitae of the artist who will be the guest of honor at the 2014 edition of the Palio dei Rioni.


Pro Loco Castiglion Fiorentino – 0575658278 –

Piazza Risorgimento, 19 -52043 Castiglion Fiorentino (AR)

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