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Mittelmoda Fashion Award 2004 Have 31 Finalists

Mittelmoda_the fashion award 2004 has 31 finalists:

4 from Eastern Europe selected in Brno_Czech Republic, August '04

11 awards and a scholarship in New Zealand on offer

This August Mittelmoda_the fashion award 2004 has closed the finalists' list at the international textile and clothing fair Styl/Kabo organised by the Brno Fair_Czech Republic. As a matter of fact, during a special evening dedicated to Mittelmoda, 12 semi-finalists coming from 8 countries in Eastern Europe showcased their collections in front of an international Jury which chose the four best collections.



These four will be showcasing on Mittelmoda's catwalk on 11th September in Grado_Gorizia ( Italy ) together with the already selected 27 collections, for a total number of 31 finalists from 27 countries. The Brno event sealed the first step of a partnership started last February between Brno Fair and Gorizia Trade Fair - the one organising Mittelmoda.

This cooperation will be further developed in Mittelmoda coming editions and its aim is to promote emerging talents coming from Eastern Europe , as the Director of the Czech Fair Jaroslav Hlousek and the General Director of Gorizia Trade Fair Maurizio Tripani underlined.

Nikolay Pachev_Bulgaria, Khatja Chomakashvili_Georgia, Lada Arzumanova_Russia, Wojciech Czapla & Dagmara Czarnecka_Poland are the talents selected who will run for the 10 awards on offer to all finalists, and also for the Mittelmoda Eastern Europe Meryl Award which is only dedicated to an Eastern European collection and is offered by Nylstar, the brand fostering the happening.

A brand new special prize donated by the school Otago Polytechnik_New Zealand was lately added to the awards already on offer: a 2-month-scholarship + Eur 2000 for the collection which most of all will show innovation in the use of materials and methods. Return flight ticket to New Zealand , lodging and school attendance at the Fashion College in the Otago Polytechnik in Dunedin are included, together with 1000 Eur per month (minimum stay 4 weeks; maximum stay 8 weeks).

Thanks to always new international collaborations Mittelmoda proves to be the first event ever aiming at promoting exchange and meeting between emerging talents and the fashion system.


Name Nationality School Country

1 Stephanie DOWNEY Australian RMIT Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Australia

2 Nikolay PACHEV Bulgarian New Bulgarian University Bulgaria

3 Jérèmy DHENNIN French La Cambre Belgium

4 Luciana CAMPOS DOS SANTOS Brazilian Senac Esmod Brazil

5 Yan GAO Chinese Wuhan Textile Institute China

6 Martine JARLGAARD Danish Danmarks Designskole Denmark

7 Samanta FIORENZA Patrizia FIORENZA

8 Sabine SAVARY French Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale France

9 Antonia GOY German Kunsthochschule Berlin Weissensee Germany

10 Jens HESSE German Hannover University for Design (already graduated) Germany

11 Nidhi RAJ Indian NIFT (already graduated) India

11 Caoimhe O’DWYER Irish NCAD Ireland

13 Vlada ROTSHTEIN Israelian Shenkar College Israel

14 Giovanna CERBONE, Barbara GIRARDI, Emanuela SERAFIN

15 Metello DE FAZIO Italian Koefia Italy

16 Irene SARA Italian NABA (already graduated) Italy

17 Emanuela MORRIONE Italian Istituto di Moda Industriale Italy

18 Valeria MECARELLI Italian Accademia di Costume e Moda Italy

19 Hiroyausu YUKAWA Japanese Bunka College Japan

20 Marcia HUDSON New Zealander The Otago Polytechnic New Zealand

21 Wojciech CZAPLA &

Dagmara CZARNECKA Polish Arts Academy Lodz (already graduated) Poland

22 Lada ARZUMANOVA Russian Moscow State Textile University (already graduated)Russia

23 Jonathan SEOW Singaporean Raffles LaSalle (already graduated) Singapore

24 Estefania SANCHEZ LAGO Spanish Escuela Superior de Diseño y Moda Felicidad Duce Spain

25 Carmen SCHÄFER German Escuela Superior de Diseño y Moda Felicidad Duce Spain

26 Rickard LINDGVIST Swedish University of Boras Sweden

27 Erika JAKOB Swiss Hochschule Für Gestaltung Zurich Switzerland

28 Marlous OUD Dutch Amsterdam Fashion Institute (already graduated)The Netherlands

29 Khatia Chomakhashvili Georgian Lasalle Academy Instabul Turkey

30 Ana Inés PIRIZ ASUAGA Uruguayan Centro de Diseño Industrial Uruguay

31 Ana PAUNOVIC Croatian Massachusets College of Art (already graduated)


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