15 April 2020.





 Da Dun Prize arts exhibition

The Da Dun Fine Arts Exhibition is an internationally recognized annual event and a globally important art exchange platform. Da Dun Fine Arts Exhibition Contest is now available for Artists all over the world. This global competition seeks to enhance international cultural exchanges and raise standards for artistic creation.

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Every year, there are more than 1,500 artists from around the world submitting works in eleven fine arts categories. The exhibition entails planning, collecting submissions, judging, and finishes with an awards ceremony. In the end, a total of about two hundred exceptional works of art are awarded prizes.The exhibition entails planning, collecting submissions, judging, and finishes with an awards ceremony. In the end, a total of about two hundred exceptional works of art are awarded prizes.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Ink Wash Painting.
  • Calligraphy.
  • Seal Engraving.
  • Glue Color Painting.
  • Oil Painting.
  • Watercolor Painting.
  • Printmaking.
  • Photography.
  • Sculpture (including three-dimensional mixed media works).
  • Crafts.
  • Digital Art.

For more information about each category click here.

Required Languages

Chinese or English.

Eligible Countries


Program Period

Final review from 19:21 June 2020.

Da Dun Prize Review 17:18 July 2020.

for more information about the program period click here.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • competition for All domestic and foreign artists.
  • Participants can apply to multiple categories, but may only submit one item for each category.
  • The organizer reserves the right to disqualify any applicant from participating in the Da Dun Fine Arts Exhibition for a three-year period if they are found copying, imitating or forging the works of other artists. Submitted artworks must be original, individual creations completed.
  • Artworks, as well as works from the same series of an artwork, that have received awards (excluding academic awards) or been short-listed at any other art exhibitions may not be submitted.
  • All awards (including monetary awards, trophies and award certificates) will be withdrawn if the individual artist is found to have violated the general rules and regulations of this event. Their awards will be cancelled and relevant legal actions will be taken.
  • Organizers reserve the rights to utilize the artists’ information and artworks for teaching, researching, exhibiting, photo shooting, publishing, art event promoting, making of the achievements DVD making, and product or website designing. The rights mentioned above will not be restricted by time, geographic location, number, and means of uses.

Opportunity Cost


  • registration fees for the competition is free.
  • Da Dun Prize: Five Da Dun Prize winners will be selected from among the first-prize winners.
    Besides a NT$120,000 first-prize award, each Da Dun Prize winner shall also receive an additional award of NT$120,000 (tax inclusive), a trophy, Da Dun Prize certificate and a permanent-collection certificate.
  • First Prize Winners of Each Category: NT$120,000 (tax inclusive) and a first-prize award certificate.
  • Second Prize Winners of Each Category: NT$80,000 (tax inclusive) and a second-prize award certificate.
  • Third Prize Winners of Each Category: NT$50,000 (tax inclusive) and a third-prize award certificate.
  • Award of Merit Winners: One to four participants in each category will be presented with this award, with the total number of recipients for this award not exceeding 34. Each recipient will receive NT$15,000 (tax inclusive) and an award of merit certificate.
  • Short-Listed participants: Several participants from each category will be granted a short-listing certificate.
  • Each winner will receive a Da Dun Fine Arts Exhibition album containing all winning artworks for the event.
  • All award-winning artworks besides short-listed works may be invited to take part in an oversea exhibition tour in the following year.

For more information about prizes click here.

How to Apply

First Step: 

Applicants can apply online or offline.

Second Step:

for online registration by filling this application,and take photos (pictures) of the entries, and mail “40701 Taichung City” by registered mail. 8 / F, Huizhong Building, No. 99, Section 3, Taiwan Avenue, Xitun District / Taichung City Government Cultural Bureau Visual Arts Section) The envelope states “Participate in the ○○ preliminary review of the 25th Taidun Art Exhibition in Taichung City”, and the back of the work photo (picture) is indicated Title, name, address, phone.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mohamed Sayed/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Ghada Raafat/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team