Poster Call for Entries | International Reggae Poster Contest

International Reggae Poster Contest announces its 4th annual call for entries for poster designs worldwide. The contest has been running its yearly contest since 2011.

Theme of the contest: Toward a Reggae Hall of Fame: Celebrating Great Jamaican Music.

ENTRY PERIOD: July 15, 2015 (12am EST time) to October, 31, 2015 (12am EST time)

The goal is simple: Create a poster about Reggae Music – the rest is up to your imagination. Feel free to explore themes of Reggae covering any one of the genres; Ska, Rocksteady, Roots Reggae, Dub, Dancehall and the unique Jamaican Sound-system.


The Forth International Reggae Poster Contest 2015 is open to designers all over the world. Posters may be designed by a single artist or by a team. Designers are allowed to submit any number of original posters. Posters should be original artworks and should not have been published in prints, internet, social media etc.

Posters requirements:
Posters should be submitted in vertical format. JPG files, 1417×1984 pixels at a resolution of 72 dpi saved in RGB color space.

There is no entry fee.

International Reggae Poster Contest 2015 will reward the best 100 designs by including them in various exhibitions to be curated globally. A book with all 100 posters will be published.

The three top winners (1st, 2nd, 3rd place) will receive the grand prize awards, with more amazing prizes to be announced later, including lots of great reggae music..

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Maria Papaefstathiou

VISUAL DESIGNER since 1996 and blogger since 2010. Living in Athens, Greece. She has been focusing her research on poster design and particularly on social poster design and portrait design. Her main poster project is a series of posters celebrating great personalities of traditional and popular culture in Greece and Jamaica. These include actors, singers, musicians, poets etc. This is an ongoing project. “I believe that design is a powerful tool that we designers can use to spark enthusiasm, change mindsets and bring positive actions to our world and our culture”. FOUNDER AND EDITOR OF GRAPHICART-NEWS.COM BLOG. She carefully curates high-quality designs, illustrations, and art, from all over the world that will teach and provoke other designers. Many consider her blog to be an exceptional educational tool. CO-FOUNDER OF THE INTERNATIONAL REGGAE POSTER CONTEST which was launched on December 2011, partnering, the creative activist Michael Thompson aka Freestylee. (