Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design
The Tenth International Student Photo Contest "Garyacha Kryga"

Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design invites students, masters and postgraduates of institutions of higher education of Ukraine and other countries to take part in the Tenth International Student Photo Contest "Garyacha Kryga" that is held within the XIX International Competition For Young Fashion Designers "Pecherski Kashtany".

The Contest is supported by the National Society of Photo Artists of Ukraine (NSPAU) and Exhibition Federation of Ukraine (EFU).

The aim of the Contest is to develop and implement the creative potential of students who are fond of photography.

Tasks of the Contest: to create conditions for the development and implementation of the creative potential of young people in the sphere of photo design; to demonstrate results of the creative work of young photo artists to a wide range of specialists and potential customers; to distribute among students and young photographers modern development trends of the photo art; to create conditions for the establishment and strengthening relations between the creative youth of Ukraine, other countries of Europe and the world.

The jury of the Contest includes authoritative photographers – heads of professional photo associations of Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Poland.

Nominations of the Contest: "World around you", "Fashion-photo", "Creative activity".

In each nomination of the Contest the first three places are awarded, the winners are awarded with diplomas and prizes (it is possible to award several prize places in each nomination). Photo works, that have been pre-selected, participate in the photo exhibition and are posted online (web-sites of NSPAU and KNUTD). The authors of these photo works receive diplomas of participants.

Contest materials (an application form and photo works) are sent electronically to the Organizing Committee until April 30, 2019.

The terms of participation in the Contest

Application form


Photo works of previous contests can be found on the following sites:


Organizing Committee of the Contest: Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design, the Department of Design.

Address: Nemirovich-Danchenko Street, 2, educational building № 1, room 1-0383, Kyiv, Ukraine, 01011.

Tel.: (+38044) 256 84 79.



Administrators of the Contest:

Iryna Zhylenko – (+38) 067 389 63 73,;

Stanislav Potanin – (+38) 067 509 43 93,