The organizer of the H Street Festival is looking to create a new logo for the annual celebration, with the help of locals.
H Street Main Street, which is holding the festival next month, is asking residents to send it logos that show the “vibrancy and uniqueness” of the H Street corridor, according to a notice for submissions. The designs must feature “H Street Festival” prominently and indicate that the celebration is in its 10th year, among other requirements.
Interested participants can submit their logos online until 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 29. The winning artist will receive $300, a $75 dinner for two people at Smith Commons on H Street NE and two tickets to the festival’s Sept. 1 launch party.
“The H Street Festival has always been about celebrating the H Street NE corridor and the District,” H Street Main Street executive director Anwar Saleem said in a statement. “Holding a contest to celebrate and honor the work of local designers seems like a fitting way to ring in our 10th anniversary. There is so much talent in the D.C. area, and we look forward to receiving artists’ amazing creations.”
The festival, which includes local food and music, will close down H Street between 4th and 14th streets NE from noon to 7 p.m. on Sept. 19.
Photo via Flickr/Ted Eytan