ASEAN Korea Youth Summit 2021


Calling all creatives! It’s time for you to show your creativity!

ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit (#AKYS) secretariat is looking for ASEAN and Korean youths to create a character that will be the #BrandMascot of the “ASEAN-Korean Youth Summit”.

Seize this chance to have your own character design represent a prestigious international event! Selected entries will be featured in various publications, homepage, videos, and souvenirs~~

ASEAN-Korea Youth Character Design Contest is being held as one of the ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit’s linking programs, and it aims to select a representative character of ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit and to promote the summit.
※ ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit will be held in August 10-13, under the theme, “Inclusion and Integration for the ASEAN-Korea Community” to promote youth exchanges and cooperation among future generations of ASEAN-Korea.


    ASEAN and Korean Youths (between the ages of 18 and 24)

    • Entry Period: May 6th (Thu.) ~ May 23rd (Sun.), 2021
    • Screening Period: May 24th (Mon.) ~ 27th (Thu.), 2021
    • Winner Announcement: May 28th (Fri.), 2021
      ※ The winners will be announced on ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit’s homepage ( and contacted individually

    • A character design that can stand for “ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit”
      ※ ONE (1) basic character and ONE (1) applied character that wears the traditional costume of entrant’ nation should be submitted
      ※ A description of what your character symbolizes should be submitted
      ※ The character should reflect youthfulness and dynamic of the youth summit
      (Please refer to the 2021 ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit’s Slogan <Connected Us, Beyond the Future>)
      ※ Please note that entry design may be modified during the development process

    • 10 winners will receive 1) a certificate of award and 2) a diary planner with winners’ designs printed
    • Selected entries will be featured in the publications, souvenirs, summit promotional videos, AKYS homepage, SNS etc.

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