Key Colours Competition 2020


Friday, 6 December 2019

19 July 2020

Who may enter 
The competition is open to illustrators from around the world.

The KeyColours Award is an international competition for illustrators of children’s books. It is open to everyone, regardless of experience.

The competition is organised by the Clavis Publishing and the city of Hasselt.

You may submit an illustrated book for children 2-7 years old. The story must be told and illustrated in exactly 24 pages, or 12 double pages.

The text must be sent in the original language. If the original language is not the Dutch, French, English or German language, a translation in one of those four languages should be added. 

View previous winners here.

Entry fee
The competition is free to enter.

The winner receives 7,500 euro and the winning work will be published by Clavis Publishing.

Competition website
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