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The National Poetry Competition 2021

The competition is open to anyone aged 18 or over. International entries are welcome.

All poems must have a title and must not exceed 40 lines in length. Entries can be on any subject.

The first poem submitted costs £7. Subsequent entries in the same submission cost £4 per poem.

• 1st prize: £5,000
• 2nd prize: £2,000
• 3rd prize: £1,000

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Biodiversity Photography Contest 2021

The theme of this competition is the wildlife. There are four categories:
• Birds;
• Other Fauna;
• Flora and Fungus;
• Landscapes and natural habitats.

The entry fee is 5 €.

1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes will be awarded in each category of €400, €200 and €100 respectively.

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The Greek Bicentennial Poetry Pamphlet Prizes

The Greek Bicentennial Poetry Pamphlet Prizes are open to poets and illustrators from around the world.

All work submitted must relate to the culture and history of the Greeks, from ancient to contemporary times.

Poetry and illustration portfolios will be judged entirely separately.

The entry is free.

• Poetry Prize: £10,000
• Illustration Prize: £5,000

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Head On Photo Awards 2021

The competition is open to professional and emerging photographers.

There are three categories:
• Portrait (open internationally);
• Landscape (open internationally);
• Student (open to Australia’s young photographers).

Entry fee: AUD$30 (approx. US$23).

Prizes:
PORTRAIT AWARD – The winner will receive AUD$15,000
LANDSCAPE AWARD – The winner will receive AUD$15,000

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Biodiversity Drawing Contest 2021

The competition is open to anyone.

There are two categories:
• Scientific Drawing (three prizes: 500 €, 200 €, 100 €);
• Nature Drawing (three prizes: 250 €, 100 €, 50 €).

The entry fee is 5 €.

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McLellan Poetry Competition 2021

Poems should be of no more than 89 lines, in English, on any subject.

The entry fee is £6 for the first poem.

Prizes:
• 1st prize: £1,500
• 2nd prize: £300
• 3rd prize: £150

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The Allard Prize Photography Competition

The Allard Prize Photography Competition invites photographers from around the globe to submit images reflecting themes of leadership and courage in combating corruption and promoting human rights.

The competition is free to enter.

Up to six photographs may be selected as a winner in the competition. Each winning entry will be awarded CA$1,000.

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Nikon Small World Competition 2022

The Nikon Small World is an international competition for images TAKEN THROUGH THE MICROSCOPE.

The competition is open to anyone over the age of 18 years.

There are two contests:
• Photomicrography Competition (1st Prize: $3,000 / 2nd Prize: $2,000 / 3rd Prize: $1,000)
• Video Competition (1st Prize: $3,000 / 2nd Prize: $2,000 / 3rd Prize: $1,000).

Entry is free.

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Bünder Biennale 2021 – Poster Contest

The competition is open to anyone. This year's theme is 'Happiness'. You may submit a maximum of three posters.

The competition is free to enter.

Prizes:
• 1st prize: 300 €
• 2nd prize: 200 €
• 3rd prize: 100 €

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Weather Photographer of the Year 2021

The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) is looking for the best photographs from around the world that depict weather in its widest sense.

The competition is free to enter.

The overall winner will receive £500 cash and $350 voucher for REI.

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