Mezinárodní výstava profesionálních uměleckých panenek, loutek a medvídků Teddy

International Exhibition of Art Dolls, Marionettes and Teddy Bears

Exposition internationale de poupées d'art, de marionnettes et d'oursons Teddy

Международная выставка авторских кукол, марионеток и тедди-медведей

Contest Doll Prague 2023

Art Dolls / Puppets Competition

Theme 2023:

The wisdom of myth and legend is still with us today


Contest Art Dolls/Puppets Request

Please take a look at the information under the form!

Application deadline is 9/30/2023

manager competition: Julia Alexandrova



Note: Please fill out the fields marked with an asterisk.

Art Dolls/Puppets Competition Categories:

1. Main Dolls Category – Thematic


The wisdom of myth and legend is still with us today.

- author’s works, all materials - individual doll or composition of 2 or more dolls



categories independent of the theme of the exhibition:


2. Dolls from „compact“ materials
- porcelain doll, ceramic doll, fuser doll-baked, self – hardening material, doll from paper, wooden doll, doll of unusual materiál, doll of author’s own technology


3. Dolls from „soft“ materials
- cloth doll, doll made by felt technique


4. BJD Dolls
- Art Ball-jointed dolls


5. Miniature Dolls

- Dolls up to 15 cm, any material


6. Puppet/ marionette
 - any material


7. Clothing – doll’s costume
- historic, fantasy, contemporary costume, cogency of costume, head – dress, shoes, accessories


8. Composition of dolls
- composition of 2 or more dolls


x. Special Category for Children age 8-15:


The wisdom of myth and legend is still with us today.


- maximum size 50 cm total height; no minimum size
Any material

Payment information:

The competition fee includes all DP costs, space, time and labor devoted to the competition. The competition fee does not include the amount of postage. DP is not responsible for any damage to the work that is mailed. The DP is only responsible for those works that are handed over in person and for which a handover report is drawn up. The works will be collected by the competitors or their authorised representatives at the end of the exhibition in the exhibition hall at 6:30 pm.

Contest fee   
1 exhibit:                       350,- CZK / 15 €    
2 exhibits summary:     550,- CZK / 25 €    
3 exhibits summary:     750,- CZK / 30 €  
each additional work:     250,- CZK / 10 €
 Category for Children 1 Exhibit 125,-CZK/ 5 €

Each contestant will receive one free one day pass.


Pay only when you recieve an invoice. The merchant code number is the reference number of your invoice. 


Application form must be sent before 9/30/2023


Name of Beneficiary: ART CZ 

Address of Beneficiary: Zbuzanská 5, Praha 6, 161 00, Czech Republic    


Bank of Beneficiary: Fio banka, a.s. 

Account number: 2000732083/2010 

IBAN: CZ1620100000002000732083 


In a field for recipient state: CONTEST  + your name    


Fee for payment from other country is applicable to participant. Bank operation code is : OUR (in case the participant doesn't pay for this commission fee, it will be automatically deducted from sent payment and his payment will be recorded as partial).  



Contact of contest organizer: - Julia Alexandrova  

in e-mail subject state: contest + your name


It will be sell on exhibition and sent collectors of dolls, teddy bears and marionettes. 
It is a great chance to show and sell your products!
Number of pages is limited. Hurry up!

Jury 2023

President of competition:
Marlaine Verhelst / NL
Members of the Jury:
Richard Pešek / CZ
Dagmar Jurčíková / CZ
Tatjana Mokhrjakova / ES
Jana Kučerová / CZ



The jurry will meet on Friday Nowember 3th 2023 at 1.00 pm.

Exhibition schedule

Registration for the competition + acceptance of exhibits for the competition: On Thursday 2 of November 2023 05.00 pm - 07.00 pm (it is not possible to register into the contest on Friday, November 3th personally or via mail!!)
Awarding ceremony 
(for all exhibition participants unaccompanied)
November 3th, 2023
 at 8.30 p.m.
Exhibition opening hours:
Friday:       12:00 - 20:00
Satturday:  09:30 - 19:00
Sunday:      09:30 - 19:00
from 18:30 5th November 2023
Please send your questions to: 
Julia Alexandrova