Competition Guidelines :

  • Deadline for Artwork : 8th May (08/05/24)
  • Theme of K-FEST Art Competition “Vibrant”
  • All Artwork submitted on A4 paper only
  • Category 1: Juniors – 2nd class
  • Category 2: 3rd class – 6th class
  • 20 Artworks will be selected (10 from each category) and will exhibited in a dedicated gallery space at K-FEST Arts Festival.
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize will be announced at the festival (June Bank Holiday)
  • Post all entries (back of artwork with pencil) with full name and class & school to : K-FEST, An Sean Scoil, School Road, Killorglin, Co. Kerry, V93 YWH1

We are thrilled to announce the inaugural K-FEST Children’s Art Competition, an exciting opportunity for young artistic talent, based in the county of Kerry, to showcase their creative flare and artistic passion at K-FEST – Ireland’s biggest “Emerging Arts Festival”.

The K- FEST Children’s Art Competition aims to celebrate local artistic talent as well as cultivating community spirit and celebrating creative diversity. Furthermore, the competition aims to serve as a valuable and enriching experience for students, providing them with a platform to showcase their talent and engage with the vibrant arts community at the festival in Killorglin.

Here are just some reasons why we hope your National School will get involved:
  • Platform for Creative Expression
  • Exposure to Artwork at the Festival
  • Encouraging Young Talent
  • Engagement with the Arts
  • Opportunity for Growth

There is no registration required. All competition guidelines are supplied above but if you cannot find what you are looking for please email We encourage you to share this opportunity with your co-workers and actively support their participation in this exciting new event.

We look forward to examining the talented artwork from all the young artists in County Kerry.