PARADE SPONSORS  

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Welcome Artists, Students & Folks!

LOOKING FOR ARTISTS WITH A VISION TO PUSH THE ENVELOPE AROUND WHAT'S POSSIBLE TO RECYCLE, REPURPOSE, AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, REDUCE TRASH. YOUR WEARABLE ART WILL BE SHOWCASED IN THE NIGHT-TIME PERFORMANCE ART PARADE INTERTWINING CULTURE WITH FASHION, DANCE, ART, SPOKEN WORD & MUSIC. 

EVENT April 18-23, 2023

NIGHT TIME PARADE 

Friday, April 22ND, 2023

Photo: Winner of People's Choice for 

Nigeria

Paper Hat from Belle Signature 

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Photo: Winner of People's Choice for

Nigeria

Paper, Plastics, Wire & Cloth Head Band

from POLLY'S SIGNATURE

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CREATE A PAPER DRESS 

TYPES OF WEARABLE ART FEATURES!

Click to see the package 

*BE AN ARTISTS FOR NIGHT TIME PARADE 100 Paper Dresses & Hats (Artists featured at Performance Art Parade) 

ADULTS:$100.00 per 1 or 2 submissions

YOUTH:$25.00   per 1 or 2 submissions

INVITATIONAL:

 

Click below to see information

HAVE YOU OR, YOUR DAUGHTER OR SON BE A  KREWE MEMBER

INDIVIDUAL YOUTH: $150.00 

(2) PARENT & YOUTH: $250.00

3) ON A BUDGET: $10.00 (MINIMUM)

This level volunteers their time in-trade.

WHERE:

The small parade with a big punch will be staged as an in-person event and "Live Streamed" at the St. Roch Market location (St. Roch  Street at St. Claude to Urguart Street)

 

HOW MANY WEARABLE ART PIECES WILL BE FEATURED: The aim is to have at minimum twenty-five-plus dresses created by the general public. At present we have in-house 34 paper hats from Nigeria and twenty paper dresses.

WHAT TYPE OF MATERIALS CAN BE UTILIZED:

Click to download the package

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Photo: Paper Hat 

Model: DeJa with Chic Nouvelle Talent Management

Dress: The Fringe Paper Dress by Shanitra Neal 

STEPS TO REGISTER

1. Review the article first - on vending with The Recycle Challenge. Click here to review the article.

2. Download or complete the online application 

2. These are the items to have ready to add to your artist profile or enter on the Questionnaire

  • One headshot to the vendor profile.

  • Add your Instagram handle to your vendor profile. 

  • Mandatory, include a drawing of your planned dress or hat and or photos if, your wearable item is ready. Add this to your vendor profile.

FOLLOW US & WE FOLLOW BACK

It's important that we support our artists, vendors, and all participants. When you sign up for our event, we ask our team to follow you and support you. Help us spread the word about our positive vibe around THE RECYCLE CHALLENGE PARADE & FESTIVAL. When you follow us indicate you are an artist or vendor.

 


100 PAPER DRESSES & HATS: PARADE 

From New Orleans to Nigeria, over twelve paper dresses and over thirty-four hats - fascinators, berets, wide brims  crowns have been created

for the 2023 Night Time Parade

 

$100.00 Artists Pay Per 1 Dress 

$25.00 Youth Pay 1 Dress

All participants pay for shipping 

Click below, if, you're located in Africa or a European country. 

 

BENEFITS 

*Designing your promotional flyer

*featured on our social media.

*Your logo will be featured on the 100 Paper & Recycled Dresses & Hats page, with direct links to the website and one social media.

FEATURES

ONLINE Schedule & CIRCULAR Page :

*Features a sliding gallery with CIRCULAR sponsors' and main sponsors' logos 

            *your brand on one social media, business website, and video your recycle story.

* As a Co-Sponsor for Online experiences which includes “Live Stream” presentations, Zoom, and HOPIN your logo will be featured at the beginning of each scheduled experience to be live-streamed.

DIGITAL BILLBOARD:

* Your paper dress or hat will be featured on various digital billboards located in New Orleans. Photo shoot with queens and models, stylists and etc.  

2 days featured

 

TOURIST WEBSITE: 

We partner with a tourist platform that will be purchasing tickets to events. As an artist, if an attendee wants to purchase a dress or hat, an ADD ON will be featured. This is a test, we can not guarantee that additional sales will be made.

 

  **As an artist's business name you may select to create paper dresses for attendees. This will be an Add On for travelers to select and pay for additional features.

         On your website, there must be a designated page that promotes your participation in THE RECYCLE CHALLENGE Parade & FESTIVAL

            **Note that there will be a review of your page prior to adding you to the list. This page must be approved.

   

ONLINE EXPERIENCE

* There will be either an in-person or online discussion group talking about the making of your art item. TBA.

* Logo is featured on flyers announcing the ONLINE schedule (printed & digital) 

SOCIAL MEDIA

*THE RECYCLE CHALLENGE will post on various social media platforms (2 times) in a month's time before the event. Our social media is: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook & TicTok

*Interviews (TBA) 

INCLUDES:

*(1) slot to showcase your paper & recycled dress within the parade. 

          Includes: 

(1) sign will feature the brand's logo within the parade.

(1) Queen or model) to wear your dress/hat along with a choreographed with the performer(s).  

*Featured logos on promotional material for THE SMART ART OF TRASH:100 Paper & Recycled Dresses & Hats

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Photo: Paper Rose Crowns (left yellow 

by Belle Signature & right white by Elizabah Millinery) Queen Dr. Kendra Andrus of The SunFlower Paper Dress with her daughter as a Rose Princess.

 

BE A ROSE PRINCESS

 

Photo: Paper Rose Crowns from Milliner's Association of Nigeria

Paper Roses Corsages by Rueben

Craddock

Rose Princesses 

SMART ART OF TRASH
PAPER ROSE PRINCESSES: PARADE 

COST:$200.00 SPONSORSHIP FOR ROSE PRINCESSES

YOUNG GIRLS

 

INSTRUCTIONS 

1. Click here, to download guidelines.

2. Click here,  to download the application.

         

 

DEADLINE: Completed by January 28, 2023.

Complete:

a) short bio of your daughter/grand-daughter/ niece

(250 words)

b) Upload or have ready the following: 

           *Parent Permission Form  Click here to download.

           *short bio 

           *1-minute video Recycle Story (do not use last name of child) 

           *current photo JPEG/PNG

           *provide measurements for chest, waist & shoe size

 

DROP OFF THE PERMISSION FORM OR, UPLOAD

 

WHAT TO BRING TO REHEARSAL

The dates for rehearsals will be in February 2023.

  • One pair of unwanted shoes to be repurposed. Old tennis shoes, flip-flops, or dress shoes.

 

AGE GROUP:

4 to twelve-year-old girls

WHAT YOUR SPONSORSHIP INCLUDES:

a) Your child will have a dress and rose crown created for her for the April parade,

b) rehearsals (two) for the rose princesses for the parade.

c) 2 Passes to the parade.

d) Featured with bio and short article in Whose Magazine? A Youth Publication. 

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