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Call for poster design contest, Theme: Light and Light-based Technologies

[Mostafa Mohammad Rezaee, M.Sc. of Physics, Researcher]

Farabi Institute alongside with the modern world and in order to celebrate of the International Year of Light decides to hold poster design contest with the theme of light and light-based technologies. The works are categorized into two types of creativity and aestheticism. Hence those interested in both types can create their works and send them to our institute.

Conditions of the Contest

  • The age group: all people above 13
  • The theme are: “light” in human life, light and human communication, light and health, light and future and, etc.
  • Poster size: 3000*4000 Pixels, resolution of 300 dpi
  • Every kind of camera and every type of software for editing and design could be used.

Why International year of light? Extensive developments of optics have changed the human life. Growing revolution of medical imaging, causing to increases the accuracy in treatment and decreases the financial costs of casualties dramatically. The internet a symbol of communication via satellite performance and fiber optic, has converted the past mysterious world to the small village and made the human relationships more beautiful.

The increasing use of solar energy as the best and cleanest energy, promises happy future for our beautiful planet. These developments have convinced the erudite and scholarly scientists to focus and invest on swifter progress of optics can plummet the living costs of mankind life. Hence On 20 December 2013, the UN General Assembly 68th Session proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015). We are hoping it can open the doors for better life of human being.

Target: the main aim of this plan and celebration of the International Year of Light, is to synchronize with modern world for introducing the importance of light and light-based technologies to our students. We are hoping to expand the knowledge in this field, encourage youth to study in this prosperous field of science, and persuade our politician and legislators to consider and invest in this field.

Advantage: all well-designed poster which have acceptable caliber, will be eligible to send to the UNESCO. These works would be submitted with your name.

How to submit works: All dear participants should send their poster’s file to the or

The title of email: Poster Design Contest for International Year of Light + School’s name

Email contents: School’s Name, Phone No., School’s Email (if applicable), Website of Weblog (if applicable)

About Mostafa Mohammad Rezaee