City seeks horticulture street banner designs

NANAIMO - The City of Nanaimo is seeking design submissions for the annual City Street Banner Design Competition.

Robert Plante won the city’s first banner contest in the Spring of 2011. The City of Nanaimo is seeking submissions for 2016 and 2017 banner designs.

Visual artists looking to get their designs flying high above the streets of the Harbour City are being asked to submit their designs for the annual City Street Banner Design Competition.

The City of Nanaimo’s heritage and culture department is seeking submissions for banners to be installed in the summer of 2016 and 2017.

Banners must have a bold design. A maximum of four colours are allowed, plus black and white.

This year’s theme is Culture in Horticulture and people are encouraged to choose plant life native to the Nanaimo area and Vancouver Island region.

The deadline for submissions is Jan. 8 at 3 p.m.

An information meeting about the banner competition is being held Dec. 10, 4-5 p.m. at the Nanaimo Ice Centre.

For more information, please go to www.nanaimo.ca, e-mail cultureandheritage@nanaimo.ca or call 250-755-4483.

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