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Cannes Lions draws over 30,000 award entries as China & India emerge as contenders

on Jun 14, 2019 | 0 comments

By John Glenday

The 2019 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, owned by Ascential, has recorded a bumper haul of award entries; driven by the launch of several new categories and the emergence of China and India as serious contenders.

In all, the competition has revealed that some 30,953 entries were drawn from 89 countries during a year in which The Creative Strategy Lions and Entertainment Lions for Sport emerged for the first time, drawing 848 and 702 submissions respectively.

Numbers were further boosted by a healthy turn-out from China and India, where entries rose by 5% and 8% respectively Read full story ›

Source: The Drum