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Žofia Dubová

Žofia Dubová

1st place Maľba 2017

“I see winning the recognition of an international jury whose opinion counts also outside the borders of Slovakia as a great personal success. The cash prize that I won in the competition has enabled me to experiment more and seek out new challenges.”

Erik Šille

Erik Šille

1st place Maľba 2009

“The competition raised my profile both with arts professionals and the public. It is a beautiful initiative and it is admirable that the VUB Foundation supports young artists.”

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We announce the 13th annual Maľba

We announce the 13th annual Maľba

The VUB Foundation has launched a call for entries to the 13th annual Maľba (Painting) competition. Once again, an international jury will select 20 young Slovak painters as finalists and award a cash prize of EUR 20,000 to the 3 best entries. Enter using the online form from 16 April to 17 June 2018.

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Maľba in Milan

Maľba in Milan

Last year’s edition of the Maľba competition was the 12th organised by the VUB Foundation for young painters. Several exhibitions around Slovakia were organised to mark the competition’s 10th anniversary in 2015 under the title “Ten years of the Maľba competition”. Last year the exhibition collection was also shown in Italy.

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