SEA(S) ARTS 2021-2022-2023-2024-2025 



Opening date for applications:  December 10th 2023

Deadline for  applications : July 20th   2024 

Deadline for completion of  the  formal submissions/final participations :July 25th  2024  for the  SEA(S)ARTS 2024 INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL & EXHIBITION

OPENING DATE SOLO EXHIBITIONS  June 28th  2024  , 20.30 pm.

Deadline for receiving the artworks  :  open  

WELCOME MEETING: August 4th 2024 , 20.00pm


Duration of the Exhibition  :  August 4th -August 20th 2024

ELIGIBILITY: Eligible are All disciplines and interdisciplinary projects personal, institutional and collective   in Arts, Sciences and Technologies, Education  and Research, included Environmental projects, Literary Arts , Performing  Arts and Music, Applied Arts, Visual Arts , New Media.

Are invited  projects personal of collective, Artists,Activists, Researchers, Academic projects,  Schools,  Colleges, Universities and in Arts, Sciences and Research  involved Institutions, .

Submission policy 

Application  is required  through the web application form at the address :

 Email application is also acceptable to  the e-mail

For the formality of the submission it is required the follow information

a. Full name of the applicant  , postal address, phone, country , email address, web site(if available), profession, discipline , short description of the project no longer than 200 words , short cv no longer than 200 words, all the above  in word document.                                                                                                In case of group  /collective project( group -school- organisation) is required title of the group -school- organisation, full name of the  person representing OR leading  the group  , postal address, phone, country , email address, web site of the group -school- organisation  , short description of the group project no longer than 200 words , short cv of every group member no longer than 200 words, all the above  in word document.   .

b. Every submission / formal application toward been eligible must refer to a specific sector and/or/ discipline or activity .(for more than one sector or disciplines separate applications are required).

c.Every  submission   requires a FORMAL application/entry fee  of euro 150, non refundable.

Each Application toward been considered must be formally  completed including the follow: 

-Short submission notice -3 lines- in word document  addressed via email to the address

–  The transfer confirm of the entry fee payment, Euro  150 for every separate application/applicant.

 CV/Biography of the artist or CV/Biography  for each of the group members in case of group project(text  in word document non exceeding the 200 words).

– A short statement (text in word document not exceeding  the 200 words,  short description of the  work or project).

1-3 Still images ( jpg form) of the submitted or proposed work  ,and  free accessible web- links in case of music , performing works,  film works/new technologies /video art.

ONLY  applicants with completed formally submissions  are eligible for the announced grants.


PRIZES & AWARDS  starting from 2.000 up to 20.000 euro

The selected artists / winners will be notified  by email  after the selection/ evaluation process .

Winners ( 3 winners –  best participating projects)  will be granted after formal  completion of their  participation in the event.The grants are offered in services.
a.  1 personal grant -personal exhibition or presentation  of the artist , including opening celebration event  at the Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture, plus a 10 days  fully  free residency at the Ionion Center ( personal grant equal to 2000 euro ).
b. 1 group  grant  of 5000 euro for a  group project  (5 participants  -1 week  residency  plus exhibition at the Ionion Center) .
 c.  1 grant  of 20.000 euro for educational institutions,arts schools/ universities or artists groups (10 students +2 professors, 8 days development of an academic or research  project at the Ionion Center).

Evaluation Committee: Team of academics , Members of the Academic Board of the Ionion Center under the direction of Dr. Haytham Nawar.

Main criteria of evaluation will be the seriousness of the proposed projects, professionalism and responsibility of the applicants, innovation, global focus and compliance to the  character, terms and policies of the Forum.
Projects not formally submitted are not considered in the competition for the grants.All grants are offered in services applying  between August 20th 2024 – May 30th 2025 (time pre-arranged in agreement with the Ionion Center).


According the GRANTS ELIGIBILITY POLICY  eligible for the grants are  participants with completed the formal eligibility requirements( formal submission, payment of the registration fees,professionalism and  responsibility) .In the fees it is also included the free participation of all the artists  in the official Opening Celebration Gala and Dinner, in the closing event and free the entrance in all the events taking  place during the festival.

Late enrollments  will be  acceptable until  August 3th only in the case of space availability. The late entry fee will be euro 180. Late enrollments of the last minute (due to the time limits)will not ensure inclusion  in the catalogue, poster  or edition .


  For details about  formal submission  and fees:                                                           please contact by email

Additional terms and conditions:

All the participants of the festival, in the case of attending the events in form of residency, are welcome to apply for their residency at the Ionion  Center.

Participants must  follow the health protocols applying for the  Covid 19.No responsibility of the Organizer for health issues  is applying in ALL CASES.

All the applicants have personal responsibility for the back and forth shipping & related expenses  of their artworks as well  for the insurance and safety of their artworks.