Win a full ride to THU

Every year we launch a competition to give one talented artist the chance to grab the Golden Ticket – the last remaining ticket to the main event in Tróia!

The best part? The whole trip is on us.

  • The last THU ticket

  • Flight plan

  • 5-star accommodation

  • Tons more rewards up for grabs

Competition Closed: THU Reborn

From the darkness, the spirit of the artist is reborn. After the war, we've arrived at a time of peace. A new era for the tribe. New bridges need to be built. The World is ready for our clans and for a new society grounded in art and passion. THU Reborn is the place you imagined for this new world of infinite possibilities. A world based on the THU culture, where art is the universal language.

Winner: Grace Liu

United States

2nd place: Khiew Jit Chun


3rd place: Dei G.


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THU Friend or foe

In 2013, we challenged artists to digitally create a new character to represent THU – the Trojan Horse was a Unicorn mascot.

Dor Shamir struck gold: having always loved creating unique and interesting characters, and fascinated by cartoons and cinema, he drew on his 10 years of experience in the industry to design and perfect his character.

Winner: Dor Shamir

180 valid entries

Prizes worth 2500


THU Warrior

In 2014, the challenge was to create a THU Warrior. As always, entrants went above and beyond to invent some incredibly creative characters.

The winner was Max Kostenko, a talented digital artist from Moscow, specialising in illustration and character design.

Winner: Max Kostenko

243 valid entries

Prizes worth 3500


THU Tribe

2015’s challenge was all about The Tribe, whatever that means to you: be it a character, a set of characters, a landscape, or a more abstract concept.

The winner was Jakob Eirich, a freelance concept artist and illustrator living and working in Salzgitter, Germany.

Winner: Jakob Eirich (Yakonosuke)

370 valid entries

Prizes worth more than 5000

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