The season of Ukrainian Creative Stories 2021 is opened!

3 February 2021

The season of Ukrainian Creative Stories 2021 is opened!

Ukrainian Creative Stories (UCS) is started. This important event that brings together all the activities of the Ukrainian creative sphere under one roof shows honors the best creative talent and groundbreaking work across many different creative disciplines and finishes with Awards Ceremonies on May 26-28.


UCS 2021 consist of contest part that is called Ukrainian Creative Awards and Stories part.


The contest part of the project unites 3 professional advertising festivals:


• Ukrainian Design: The Very Best Of is a festival designed to celebrate the best creative projects of well-known Ukrainian designers and to discover new names on the market, their most interesting and brightest works. It is a great value for development of the industry. The works of Ukrainian designers are evaluated by international jury members.


• ADC*UA Awards is the Ukrainian Design & Advertising Awards created by Art Directors Club Ukraine. Winners and finalists have an exceptional opportunity to take part in the annual contest of the European Club of Art Directors – ADC*Europe Awards.


• Kyiv International Advertising Festival (KIAF) is the most prestigious and main advertising festival in Ukraine. The festival will run by an international jury, who are titled and recognized experts in marketing and advertising, professionals of international level. KIAF is a kind of test drive of works before participating in the international advertising festivals/contests.  


All festivals are included to National ranking of creativity and craft of Ukraine.


The stories part will be full with seminars, creative meetings, master classes, presentations, installations, different exhibitions, demonstrations and other activities. As well the Awards Ceremonies of contests of Ukrainian Creative Awards 2021 and parties will be held within the event on 26-28 May.


The contest part of UCS 2021 was changed and expanded. The most changes were made in the KIAF contests.


The contest program of KIAF 2021 will have 4 main blocks such as:


  • Creative Communications
  • Craft/Technology            
  • Positive Change
  • Client`s View

Each block includes contests where entries will be shortlisted and awarded (gold, silver, bronze) and one project will get Best Of Contest. And the most important that the Grand Prix for the best project will named in each block separately. 


The non-media contests that are connected with marketing services and PR and were belonged to WOW Done Awards were integrated to KIAF contest program.


More details about contest categories and judging process will be published soon.


30 April 2021

Record number of entries at the Ukrainian Creative Awards 2021

Submission of entries at the Ukrainian Creative Awards 2021 festivals, that is included Kyiv International Advertising Festival, ADC*UA Awards and Ukrainian Design: The Very Best Of 2021, has ended

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The new video of Ukrainian Creative Stories tells about hate in advertising

"Hate is a reward!" Under such motto was announced new ad of Ukrainian Creative Stories 2021.

22 April 2021

Ukrainian Creative Stories 2021: free online access and awarding of winners in person

The winners will receive their awards in person in the studio, and everyone will see it live.