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Alfred Krupa wins 1st World Award in Painting, International Art Society & Academy, Volos, Greece

  • East, International
  • combined arts, dance, interdisciplinary arts, photography, music, visual arts
  • Christina Markidou


Volos, Greece, January 2021 - On the recently finished 13th consequent edition of the InterArtia Art Festival, the pioneer of the New Ink Art movement Alfred Freddy Krupa received outstanding distinctions and the Evaluation Committee unanimously awarded the artist the 1st World Award in Painting and the title of the Artist of the Year 2020.
The International Festival Interartia 2020, which among others includes the International Music Competitions 2020 as well as Artists of the Year 2020 Competition has been organized by the Foudoulis’ Conservatory and International Art Society & Academy in Volos, Greece. In order to be considered for the title of the Artist of the Year, an artist must previously gain the 1st First international Prize (the World Award) in his/her field.
Since its inception, the festival awarded and collaborated with a number of famous and notable artists like Martha Argerich (the winner of the Japanese Premium Imperiale and 3 Grammy awards), Éric Pénicaud, Nobuyuki Tsujii, The Quartetto di Cremona, Peter Bence (Guinness World Record-breaking pianist with "the fastest fingers on the planet"), Małgorzata Chodakowska, Fraguial Francisco Guilherme de Almeida Jesus, Alondra de la Parra, Marco Minnemann, Tolgahan Çoğulu, Sungha Jung, Silesian Guitar Octet, Robert Hagan (the host of the Discovery HD/Discovery television show "Splash of Color") and many others.

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