The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs has announced the competition to design Slovakia’s logo for its EU Presidency in the second half of next year, with a cash reward for the lucky winner.
Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak announced the competition at a press conference Thursday, saying he wanted the Slovak public “to be an active and direct participant in Slovakia’s presidency”, it first at the head of the Council of European Union. The design should be “attractive and easy to remember”, with a motif that represents Slovakia but which the 500-million EU citizens can relate to.
Lajcak said it should “mirror Slovakia’s identity” and that the lucky winner would cash in EUR 4,500 as a reward. The deadline for submissions 16 March 2015, If you are looking for inspiration, previous successful designs can be seen here.
The requirements and conditions can be found at the Ministry’s website (only Slovak). Part of the order is to include a full design manual for the logo, with various official stationary etc.