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International Stone Sculpture Competition and Stone Sculpture Event August 5-7, 2022 in Juuka

Dear stone sculptors from enthusiasts to experts!

Welcome to participate in the International Stone and Sculpture Competition and the Stone Sculpture Event on August 5-7, 2022 in Juuka, North Karelia! The competition is open to everyone. The main organizer of the event is Ellin Taitajat ry. There is a wide range of communities, businesses and volunteers involved. The theme of the stone carving competition is Love. The sculpture material is soapstone from Juuka.

The competition is an art competition and there is only one series in the competition, the solo series. There are three competitions: Hand Sculpture, Machine Sculpture and International Competition, where you can choose your working technique. Finnish citizens can at the same time choose for the national and international competition.

The maximum number of participants in all competitions is 10 sculptors. Registration of competitors starts on 1.4. 2022 and expires on May 31, 2022.

More information will be published on For inquiries related to the competition, please contact: Tapio Vartiainen, Director of the Competition,, tel. +358 50 522 0337, Eija Meriläinen, Director of the Event,, tel. +358 50 541 8951, Tuula Ikonen-Graafmans Contact Person,, tel. +358 400 674 062.