Rules for the 2024 competitions

ART. 1 - The Magné Painting Festival comprises two independent competitions open to all artists.

A competition in Coulon on Friday and a competition in Magné on Saturday and Sunday.

ART. 2 - The work must be carried out within the municipality of Coulon on Friday and Magné on Saturday and/or Sunday.

Painters must be visible to the public and the jury at all times.

ART. 3 - All techniques are allowed (each participant is entered in a single category in Magné).

Free category at Coulon.

ART. 4 - Only paper, canvas, glass and composite materials (maximum thickness 10 mm) are permitted. A background

monochrome is accepted before registration. Works on paper must comply with the following standard formats to enable them to be displayed and protected by framing under glass (30x30 / 30x40 / 40x50 / 40x60 / 50x50 / 50x60 / 50x70 / 60x80 / 60x90 / 70x70 / 70x90 / 70x100 / 84x119 / 33x95).

For other media, the format is free (maximum: 100x100).

ART. 5 - Entry fees :

➢ Coulon: Adults: €15 until 8 July (no on-site registration).

➢ Magné: Adults: €20 until 8 July, €25 on site on Saturday (no registration on Sunday).

Junior: €10 (on-site registration possible on Saturday and Sunday morning).

Means of payment :

➢ Online registration on the Magné Animation website by credit card.

➢ Registration by post to Magné Animation BP 40023 79460 MAGNE (date as postmark).

Cheque payable to Magné Animation.

➢ On-site registration: cash, cheque made payable to Magné Animation and credit card accepted.

ART. 6 - Participants must report to reception from 8.00 am to have one or more blank media stamped.

ART. 7 - Only one signed, unframed, stamped work per participant is allowed to enter the competition.

End of competitions: Coulon: Friday at 4pm - Magné: Sunday at midday.

ART. 8 - The exhibition of works is open to the public in Magné on Sundays from 3.30pm.

ART. 9 - The decisions of the Jury are final.

Prize-giving ceremony: Coulon: Friday at 5.00pm - Magné: Sunday at 5.30pm.

ART.10 - The winning works are acquired by their partners or by Magné Animation.

ART.11 - The works entered in the competitions may not be traded before the winners have been announced.

ART.12 - The authors of the winning works agree to waive their rights in favour of the partners or Magné Animation.

ART.13 - The 1st PRIZE of the Coulon competition, as well as the GRAND PRIX of Magné cannot be awarded two years after the competition.

to the same artist.

ART.14 - In each competition, no prize may be combined with another prize.

ART.15 - During the Festival in Magné, an exhibition and sale of artistic works, open only to participants in the

The competition will be held in a Tivoli tent on the church square (specific rules will be drawn up for this exhibition).

sale) During each competition, participants may also exhibit some of their work near their place of residence.


ART.16 - Each participant is responsible for his or her works and equipment for the duration of the Festival and may take out an insurance policy.

personal insurance if they so wish.

ART.17 - Magné Animation reserves the right to modify the exhibition venues if it deems that the conditions are not met.

for their smooth running. Competitions may be cancelled by the organiser in the event of bad or dangerous weather.

ART.18 - After registration, no refunds will be made unless the Festival is cancelled by the organiser.

ART.19 - The YOUTH PRIZES at the Magné competition are reserved for under-18s.

ART.20 - Photographs and video images taken during the two competitions and throughout the Painting Festival.

International de Magné, with a view to its promotion, are deemed to be free of copyright.

ART.21 - Magné Animation reserves the right to modify all or part of the rules and prizes.

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