The first year of the glass contest Sanssouci Junior Glass Match took place between 18 and 20 April 2008. A total of 47 students from eight secondary schools, colleges and universities took part, of which 31 in the younger and 16 inthe older students category.
Results of the contest:
Older students category (colleges and universities)
1st place – Lubica Bakičová, Faculty of Arts and Design UJEP in Ústí nad Labem
2nd place – Ladislav Průcha, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague
3rd place – Josef Divín, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague
Younger students category (secondary schools)
1st place – Barbora Vymazalová, Secondary School of Applied Artsin Železný Brod
2nd place – Alena Hájková, Secondary School of Applied Artsin Železný Brod
3rd place – Pavel Kozderka, Higher, Secondary and Apprentice Glass School in Nový Bor
The authors of the awarded works received prizes donated by Imperial Karlovy Vary, a.s. All the works were exhibited during the contest in the premises of Spa Resort Sanssouci and a reduced collection was exhibited in the SunGallery until the end of June 2008.