Nine hundred and twenty-three works were submitted to the First International Poster Biennale in Warsaw. Of these, the Polish Jury consisting of Professor Jerzy Hryniewiecki, Di rector Ryszard Stanisfawski, Professor Stanisfaw Teisseyre, the Editor Jerzy Wasniewski and Director Wojciech Wilski, accepted six hundred and five posters from thirty-two countries. In accordance with the rules, the Biennale's commissioner, the graphic artist Eryk Lipihski, divided the posters into three groups as pro vided by the rules: those on social subjects (107), those dealing with cultural events (309) and ad vertising posters (189). In accordance with the rules, the Jury of the First International Poster Biennale awarded prizes in three sections, as well as special prizes. Awards SECTION ONE POSTERS ON SOCIAL SUBJECTS First Prize Gold Medal and 20,000 zlotys HIROSHI TANAKA, Japan Blood Donor Drive Second Prize Silver Medal and 15,000 zlotys HENRYK TOMASZEWSKI, Poland Peace Third Prize Bronze Medal and 10,000 zlotys JEFIM S. CWIK, Soviet Union June First International Children's Day Honourable Mentions WALTER BREKER, German Federal Republic DICK ELFFERS, Holland CYLA MENUSY, Israel SECTION TWO POSTERS DEALING WITH CULTURAL EVENTS First Prize Gold Medal and 20,000 zlotys JAN LENICA, Poland Poster for Alban Berg's Opera "Wozzeck" Second Prize Silver Medal and 15,000 zlotys HANS HILLMANN, German Federal Republic Kiel Week Third Prize Bronze Medal and 10,000 zlotys RALITZA STANOEVA, Bulgaria Bach Organ Music Festival Honourable Mentions ARMIN HOFMANN, Switzerland ALMIR MAVIGNIER, Brazil ANAMARIA SMIGELSCHI, Rumania JAROSLAV SURA, Czechoslovakia SECTION THREE ADVERTISING POSTERS First Prize Gold Medal and 20,000 zlotys KAZUMASA NAGAI, Japan Advertisement for Asahi Beer Second Prize Silver Medal and 15,000 zlotys PETER DOEBELE/GERARD WERNARS, Holland Autumn Fashion Collection Third Prize Bronze Medal and 10,000 zlotys ANDRE PASTURE, France Three posters for Belgian Railways Honourable Mentions DONALD BRUN, Switzerland CROSBY/FLETCHER/FORBES/GILL, Great Britain GIANCARLO ILIPRANDI, Italy Special Prizes On the day of awarding the special prizes, the Jury met in full strength, with together a re presentative of the institution which gave the prize. From the Minister of Defence, for a poster on "Freedom and Peace" 20,000 zlotys JÓZEF MROSZCZAK, Poland Never Again Auschwitz! From the Presidium of the Central Council of Trade Unions, for a poster on a social theme 15,000 zlotys DUONG NGOC CANH, Vietnamese Democra tic Republic Defend Our Native Land, Defend Our Youth

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