The jubilee X International Book Arsenal Festival named the winners of the all-Ukrainian competition “Best Book Design-2021”. A total number of 227 books were submitted to the competition.
This year the most beautiful books were chosen for the sixth time. The award ceremony took place at the festival opening in Kyiv, and was also broadcasted online, according to the event's website.
The Grand Prix of the competition was awarded to the creative workshop “Agrafka” for the book “Where and from where” from Stary Lev publisher. The same edition won the “Children's Book” nomination. According to the rules of the competition, the winning books will be able to represent Ukraine in the world book design competition of the Buchkunst Foundation and will be included in the collection “The Most Beautiful Books in the World”.
It was reported earlier, the Book Arsenal Festival is taking place in Kyiv on June 23-27, 2021. The focus of this year's festival is "optimistic skeptics." The curator is literary critic Rostyslav Semkiv.