On December 10, 2022, Year in Year out: Celebrating Chinese Spring Festival – Online Exhibition of the 2023 Global Zodiac Design Competition (Guimao Year of the Rabbit) was officially launched!
Year in Year out: Celebrating Chinese Spring Festival – Online Exhibition of the 2023 Global Zodiac Design Competition (Guimao Year of the Rabbit) displays all the winning works of the 2023 Global Zodiac Design Competition (Year of the Rabbit) and 127 outstanding winning works of previous competitions, and specially displays 13 Zodiac artworks created by 13 contemporary artists.
The Global Zodiac Design Competition is a brand cultural activity jointly sponsored by the Beijing Municipal Culture and Tourism Bureau and the Central Academy of Fine Arts, and undertaken by Beijing Overseas Cultural Exchanges Center and other institutions. The competition aims to promote Chinese zodiac culture, extend the cultural connotation of the Spring Festival, and promote the international communication capacity building of Chinese excellent traditional culture. Since its establishment in 2014, it has been held for 9 consecutive sessions, with a total of nearly 30,000 design works from home and abroad, and more than 400 award-winning works. Designers participating in the collection of works come from 32 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions and more than 20 countries.
The exhibits of Year in Year out: Celebrating Chinese Spring Festival – Online Exhibition of the 2023 Global Zodiac Design Competition (Guimao Year of the Rabbit) closely adhere to the cultural connotation of Zodiac, endow China traditional Zodiac with new vitality and influence, provide a platform for artists and designers from all over the world to continuously communicate and share their design achievements, and promote cultural exchanges at home and abroad by integrating design language. In this online exhibition, design descriptions are specially added to the exhibits, so that visitors can better understand the creative ideas of design works.
This exhibition of Zodiac Design is presented online all over the world, aiming at further promoting China Zodiac culture, enhancing the world's understanding of China's traditional culture, and making the audience who love China culture all over the world feel the charm of China Zodiac culture and creative design.