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German Embassy looks for colourful artists

German Embassy looks for colourful artists

The German Embassy is calling on visual artists, who are Namibian citizens or have a permanent residence in Namibia to submit a colourful design for painting the raw Buddy Bear sculpture.

The Buddy Bear is a sculpture in form of a bear whose open arms symbolise a spirit of friendship and optimism. The bear in general is a symbol for Germany’s capital Berlin, which is twinning partner of the City of Windhoek since 2000.

The deadline for the submission of proposals is 17 March. The Embassy said that a complete proposal consists of Call for Proposals, which should have a mandatory draft of the Buddy Bear according to the template which can be downloaded at the end of the page an artistic concept of the drawing a CV including copy of ID a basic artistic portfolio.

The Embassy will provide the white bear sculpture as well as the working materials. A commission of N$15,000 will be paid.

Applications can be handed in at the German Embassy: Sanlam Centre, 6th Floor, Independence Avenue, or electronically to [email protected]

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