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

Competition Teddy Bears Prague 2024

Teddy Bears Competition

Theme 2024:

"Music is the language of emotion" (Bedřich Smetana)


Competition Teddy Bears

Please take a look at the information under the form!

Application deadline is 9/30/2024

manager competition: Julia Alexandrova



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

Teddy Bears Competition Categories:

9. Main Teddy Bears Category – Thematic


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


- Teddy Bears of all sizes, made by any technique, with or without clothes - Teddy Bear’s Friend - individual Teddy Bear/Teddy Bear‘s Friend or composition of 2 or more Teddy Bears/Teddy Bear‘s Friends




categories independent of the theme of the exhibition:

10. Classic Teddy bear
– art bear of 12 to 50 cm made from mohair in accordance with the traditional technology. Usage of small amount of accessories and cloth’s details is allowed.


11. Teddy bear in retro style

– Art bear of 12 to 50 cm made from viscose, antique and vintage materials, аs well as in technique of artificial aging, or bear-replica.

12. Miniature Teddy bear

- Art bear, Teddy bear’s friend up to 12 cm


13. Teddy bear’s friend

- Art bear, 12-50 cm high, The Teddy bear’s friend is any single animal (not bear) with or without cloths. Doll can also be bear’s friend.

14. Teddy bear — creative

- Art fantasy bear made from any materials.

15. Modern Teddy bear

- Art bear of 12 to 50 cm. The main accent in this category is given to costume and accessories.


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

Terms of payment:

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 9/30/2024


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 2024

President of competition:
Marlaine Verhelst / NL
Members of the Jury:

Dagmar Jurčíková / CZ

Richard Pešek / CZ
Tatjana Mokhrjakova / ES
Jana Kučerová / CZ
The jurry will meet on Friday Nowember 8th 2024 at 1.00 pm.

Exhibition schedule

Registration for the competition + acceptance of exhibits for the competition: On Thursday 7 of November 2024 05.00 pm - 07.00 pm (it is not possible to register into the contest on Friday, November 8th personally or via mail!!)
Awarding ceremony 
(for all exhibition participants unaccompanied)
November 8th, 2024 at 8.30 p.m.
Exhibition opening hours:
Friday:       12:00 - 20:00
Satturday:  09:30 - 19:00
Sunday:      09:30 - 18:00
from 18:30 10th November 2024
Please send your questions to: 
Julia Alexandrova