EKOPLAGÁT Žilina started as the first regular international event of this kind over the world in 1978 when this exhibition took place in the Považská Gallery of Arts in Žilina, Slovakia. Every three years EKOPLAGÁT shows to the public the latest trends in poster art aimed at environment and nature protection. EKOPLAGÁT is an important international event increasing the public interest in conservation of  life diversity on the Earth and has its cultural, social and educational dimensions.

The State Nature Conservancy of the Slovak Republic, the Malá Fatra National Park Administration in Varín together with the Carpathian Wetland Initiative are pleased to announce that from the date of publishing this notice the registration to the 15th International exhibition and contest of posters EKOPLAGÁT ´20 Žilina is launched.

EKOPLAGÁT ´20 Žilina will be held under the auspices of the Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic and in cooperation with the Považská Gallery of Art in Žilina. Registered and selected posters from the period 2017 – 2020 for the competition will be exhibited from 17th September to 15th November 2020 in the Považská Gallery of Art in Žilina. The Opening ceremony will be connected with awards of prizes selected by the Jury.

The exhibition is open for professional designers, artists, art agencies, teams of authors, environmental organisations and institutions and students from the art schools of the world. The students of the art and design academies and universities can enter the work of the art studio.

The conditions for participation in EKOPLAGÁT ´20 are described in the REGULATIONS [pdf] and COMPETITION RULES EKOPLAGÁT ´20 [pdf] The Regulations and Competition Rules contain changes, please read them carefully!

Registration of authors is possible only through the online registration form at EKOPLAGÁT webpage https://www.ekoplagat.sk/en/current-year/.

The deadline for sending the Entries and the posters is 5th June 2020.

In order to include the poster(s) in the Catalogue it is also required to send a digital version of the poster as a file recorded on CD-ROM/ USB flash to the contact address or via external storage to the contact e-mail.


Contact Address:

Správa Národného parku Malá Fatra, Hrnčiarska 197, 013 03 Varín, Slovakia

Contact person:

Ing. Miriam Balciarová, miriam.balciarova@sopsr.sk