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Slovak designer in line for top prize

THE INTERNATIONAL committee of the Henkel Arts Prize has nominated the best five designs out of 43 works submitted from central and eastern Europe. Among those chosen is Sylvia Jokelová from Slovakia. Other nominees include Katia Savina from Russia, Kasia Sokolowska and Agnieszka Tarnawska from Poland, and Ines Vlahovič from Croatia.

THE INTERNATIONAL committee of the Henkel Arts Prize has nominated the best five designs out of 43 works submitted from central and eastern Europe. Among those chosen is Sylvia Jokelová from Slovakia. Other nominees include Katia Savina from Russia, Kasia Sokolowska and Agnieszka Tarnawska from Poland, and Ines Vlahovič from Croatia.

The third annual Henkel Arts Prize focuses on experimental design. At the beginning of September, the jury, led by internationally acclaimed designer Professor Ernst W Beranek, met to shortlist the five candidates for the award.

The winner will receive €5,000 and will be announced on November 4 at Vienna's Porcia Palace. Slovakia submitted six works for consideration.

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