IGF 2021 Accepts Entries for My Internet of the Future Award


The government of Poland is inviting young creative people from all over the world aged between 18 and 28 years to submit entries for the “My Internet of the Future” competition as part of activities to mark the 2021 edition of Internet Governance Forum (IGF) which it will host in December

Holding in Katowice, Poland from December 6 – 10, Poland is inviting young people interested in the competition to write or show how they see the Internet of the future by sharing their thoughts on the trends of development of the Internet, showing their predictions and expectations with respect to the Internet.

The competition accepts entries in three categories: posters, which should be graphical work using any technique with a print-quality of 300dpi CMYK, B1 size in PDF file format; video, which should be a short video, in English or if in other language with English subtitles, with length up to 30 seconds, in full HD 1920 x 1080 px quality and the MP4 file format; and essay writing which should up to 350 words in English in any form but the file format should be PDF.

A participant may submit a maximum of three entries in the same category or in all three categories (e.g., three posters or one poster, one video and one essay). Entries can be submitted using any means of expression including: painting, drawing, graphic art (including computer), photography, video, or short film.

There will be three winners in each category with cash prizes, from a prize pool of 78,000PLN, approximately EUR 17,000 / USD 20,000, awarded to the first, second and third places in each category. This means that prizes will be given to a total of nine participants.

Entries must be submitted before or on October 8, 2021. To participant and submit entries, please go to https://www.gov.pl/web/igf2021award. Information on finalists will be published on October 27, 2021 on the website.