The call invites Europe’s best street artists to add colour and spectacle to the city’s walls.

In the open call within the framework of the Veszprém-Balaton 2023 European Capital of Culture programme artists can rethink several designated areas of Veszprém. The House of Arts Veszprém invites entries that showcase the rich cultural history of the town and the surrounding region. Deadline for entries is 9 April 2023.


Our aim is to create and present 5 large-scale and 3 small-scale works of art and a combined surface (with the collaboration V-Bus/ Veszprém Bus Public Transport Company).


The amount per work that can be applied for: for large surfaces gross 6 million HUF, for small surfaces gross 500,000 HUF, for combined surfaces gross 5 million HUF, which includes the cost of materials and additional costs.


The competition is open to designers and creators of projects.

Evaluation of the application:

Applications are judged by a 7-member professional board of trustees. After studying the entries received, the jury will invite the most promising designers to a one-to-one closed online consultation, where they may be asked to submit modifications or additional material. The jury will make its decision following the consultations by 23 April at the latest.

All applicants will be notified of the decision and the names of the winners will be published on the House of Arts Veszprém and VEB 2023 project website.

Formal requirements:

The language of the application is Hungarian or English. There are no genre or technical restrictions, and one applicant may submit more than one design

The competition gives preference to projects that are related to the Creative Region (CITY: Carrier of Memories and Desires), reflect the rich cultural history of the theme, the social and psychological phenomena and experiences related to it – however, thematic connection is not an exclusive condition.

Duration of the period:

The works will be created/installed on site between 1 May 2023 and 30 September 2023. 

Submission of the application:

One copy of the application (in PDF format) should be sent electronically to:

The application must include the following:

  • Concept – 2000-4000 characters;
  • Technical specification – with precise sizes, indication of the use of materials and technology, structural design (if necessary), characteristics;
  • Visual design – drawing, computer animation, photo or model;
  • Budget: if the budget for the realisation of the work is higher than the budget allocated to the application, a declaration of commitment must be attached certifying the availability of additional funds;
  • Professional biography – including relevant works and exhibitions;
  • Contact details – name of contact person – mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number;
  • The condition of validity: the digital copy of the application must be signed by the author(s).

The detailed call for application is available here.