Inauguration Wednesday 14th of September, 18h00
Shenzhen “City of Design” Promoting Office and Shenzhen Creative Culture Center (SCCC) organized yearly competition which recognizes successful or potential young designers from creative cities.
The purpose of the Award is to reward the efforts of young designers, who, through their creativities, have contributed to the enhancement of environmental sustainability, social and economic development and, above all, quality of lives in cities.
The Award also aims to encourage exchange between young talents from different countries, cooperation between creative cities, and the sharing of experiences and ideas for developing creative and cultural industries. The Award also aims to promote the value of design thinking, concepts and products as contributors to the recovery of economies.
This year, young designers from 23 creative cities participated to the 2015 SZDAY. Among them, 16 individual person or teams were chosen as winners. With the support of the Design Center of Region Jämtland Härjedalen, Ting Xu, Secretary General of Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Association (SDPA), worked on showcasing the results of the 2015 Shenzhen Design Award for Young Talents in the city of Östersund during the 2016 Annual Conference of the UCCN Network.
The exhibition will be inaugurated at Exercishallen Norr in Östersund on Wednesday 14th of September at 18.00 by Mr Ting Xu, Secretary General, Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Association and Ms. Alice Bah Kuhnke, Minister for Culture and Democracy, Government of Sweden.
The exhibition will be open to the public 15-25 September 2016.