We received 435 logo designs for the public Contest – Gabrovo – Creative City of Crafts and Folk Art

435 project proposals for a logo were submitted. 260 are the foreign projects and 175 requests
from Bulgaria.

All eligible projects will be announced on 25th of January 2019, section “Participants” on this website.

The winner will be announced on 31st of January 2019, section “Winner”.

After the contest will be awarded the following prizes:

2500 BGN (1250 EUR) for winner;

500 BGN (250 EUR) two incentive awards.


The Logo should represent Gabrovo as a favorable place for creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation. The new Logo will be used in future communication campaigns and presentations, as part of the regulated rules of UNESCO or as a separate Logo to identify Gabrovo as Creative City, part of UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

In 2017, Gabrovo joined the network of Creative Cities of UNESCO as City of Crafts and Folk Art. Established in 2004 for supporting the cooperation between cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development.

Now the Network consists 180 cities from 72 countries working together to put creativity and creative industries at the centre of their local development plans and to cooperate actively at the international level.