The Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards Competition (SOYA) is Now Open!

The 7th Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards (SOYA), has officially opened registrations to young achievers wanting to highlight their careers with a once-in-a-lifetime  grants and mentorship program.

To enter you must be under 30 year of age and talented Australian. There are seven creative categories  to enter:

  • Fashion
  • Film
  • Visual arts
  • Visual communications,
  • Music
  • Industrial object design
  • Photography
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This is a National competition and interested artists & designers are encouraged to submit their best work to the grants program. One winner will be selected from each of the seven  categories and the lucky winners will be awarded with prices consist of $5000 in cash, $5000 in Qantas flights and a 12-month mentorship with industry leaders across seven creative categories.  The mentors from each  creative categories will provide the appropriate mentorship to the winners for the next 12 months.
The 2010 SOYA  Creative Mentors are:

Last year, SOYA received around 10,000 entries across all of the categories.  So come on Creative people under 30, if you got what it takes, please submit your best work to the competition.

Entries close on August 9, with all submissions to be made through the SOYA website. Winners will be announced at an awards night on November 11 at the Foundation Hall of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.

And the Winners of the SOYA 2010 are……………

Stay tune for it after 11 November.

Vinh Van Lam
the authorVinh Van Lam
Vinh Van Lam, co-founder of ArtSHINE, is a visionary art coach and entrepreneur with a passion for fostering creativity. With a diverse background in art and business, he brings a unique perspective to empower emerging artists, enabling them to thrive in the dynamic art industry through the innovative platform of ArtSHINE.

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