Betta Show Kassel 2012
part of the Annual Meeting of the European Anabantoid Club / study group
of the labyrinth fish of the VDA in 2012 the Betta Competition takes
place this year in the restaurant-hotel Lindenhof, Eschebergstraße 19,
34128 Kassel, Germany, under the motto20 years EAC / AKLCelebrate with us!22. to 24. June 2012Admission free!
is geographically well located to the north of Hessen, near the autobahn
(freeway) A7, A44 and A49, that is pretty much in the middle of Germany
and thus to achieve pretty good also of the neighbouring European
Expected are between 200 and 300 betta from many European countries and Asia.
In addition to the normally known classes for the Betta splendens this time there will be some additional classes.
Because we have more space in Kassel and therefore have the potential, we have decided to
add three classes of art.Class G1. PHOTOGRAPHY:
This classification is open to film entries, including still photography,
digital or video taping or motion picture exhibits. However, the entries
are judged on their artistic representation of the Betta, not on
The photographic setting must not reveal the exhibitor’s identity or the
work will be disqualified. Placing a small piece of paper over any
signature or initials can conceal the identity. Do not use tape if it can
damage the item.Special Requirements
Betta theme is required. The exhibitor is responsible for
all display arrangements including any needed stands,
lighting, projection devices and so forth. Class G2. ILLUSTRATION:
This category is specifically for oil, acrylic or watercolour paintings;
pen and ink; pencil or chalk drawings, and other such illustrations.Special Requirements
Betta theme is required. The exhibitor is responsible for any special
display requirements such as stands or lights.
If the artist has signed or initialled the exhibit on the display side, the
show committee must conceal the signature/initials or the work will be
disqualified. Class G3. CRAFT:
This unique classification serves for the exhibition of all other
types of work not permitted in the previous two classifications. Some
typical inclusions might be: figurines of clay, glass, metal or wood;
leatherwork items; needlework items, manuscripts, etc.
An entry may be disqualified only if it should be in the previous two
classifications, the identify of the exhibitor is revealed, or the exhibitor
is not also the creator or artist.Special Requirements
Betta theme is required. As in the other two classes, the exhibitor is
responsible for any display requirements.
that this certainly will bring some very interesting artistic results
to light, maybe even hidden or hitherto unsuspected talents.
participants or visitors who are interested in art should arrive a few
days earlier or stay a few days longer and visit the " documenta
". The documenta is one of the most respected and biggest exhibitions
of contemporary art worldwide. Every five years, it attracts hundreds of
thousands of visitors from all around the world into the city of
Definitely there will be something attractive for everyone. Information about the documenta can be found by the link.
For more information about the program, lectures and events, as well as accommodation and standards can be found under www.kampffischfreunde.de and www.aklabyrinthfische-eac.eu.
We look forward to many participants and visitors and a few Swiss and French.