Mrs. Chang Shana is an outstanding designer and educator in China. She inherited her father Chang Shuhong’s duty of promoting the Dunhuang art. She has long been engaged in studying ancient Chinese murals and traditional decorative patterns, with the combination of modern design concepts. She had participated in significant design projects of major buildings and memorial architecture, such as the Banquet Hall of the Grand Hall of the People, Beijing Exhibition Hall, Capital Theater, Cultural Palace of Nationalities, the Bauhinia Sculpture presented by the Central Government to Hong Kong marking the 1997 Handover. Chang is known as the "Decoder of Dunhuang Mural Patterns". She is also a pioneer in Dunhuang design research and application. 

In order to thoroughly implement the important concepts that President Xi Jinping delivered at the Dunhuang Academy seminar, we strive to strengthen cultural confidence, spread Dunhuang culture, practice the "Silk Road Spirit," and promote cultural exchanges along with “the Belt and Road Initiative.” We hope that more designers will understand and use the Dunhuang art patterns appropriately. We hope that they can achieve perfect integration between traditional crafts and contemporary design. To promote various applications of Dunhuang art patterns in daily life design, and achieve the innovative development of intangible cultural heritage represented by Dunhuang art patterns, we hereby conduct the Chang Shana Design Award in 2021.
Competition Goal
  • Application Deadline
    March 31, 2021 (18:00 GMT+8)
  • Entry Submission Deadline
    June 30, 2021
  • Preliminary Review
    Finished on August 15, 2021
  • Second Review + Online Voting (cancel)
    Before September 16, 2021
  • Exhibition and Final Review
    Before October, 2021
Execution Unit
Support Units
Secretary General of Committee: Wang Min

Assistant Secretary General: Liu Bingyuan, Zhang Lintao 

Head of Secretariat: Chen Jin
Execution Team: Fiona Tseng, Zhai Nengyuan, Chen Jin, Feng Xi, Du Junshuai, Grace Ge, Xu Guoyou, Sun Lu, Yu Junya, Allen Tseng, Ji Yuan
Director of Committee: Lucus Ji

Assistant Director of Committee: Yang Jianren

Members: Cheng Liang, Liu Bingyuan, Tina Huang, Tian Weige, Shi Yang, Li Yuexi, Liang Haihu, Ding Jian, Cui Donghui, Yang Dongjiang, Deng Yaohua, Huang Jian, Chang Jiagao, Chen Xiangjing, Han Weimeng, Lou Jie, Zhuang Wensheng, Wang Yu'ou, Christophe Comentale, Neil Schmid, Xie Daning, Wang Daning, Wang Jian, Wang Yingjiu, Hou Liming, Wu Weiwen
Organizing Committee