Registration opens for first Nailympia competition in China

By Helena Biggs | 18 May 2024 | Movers & Shakers, News

Nailympia China

The first Nailympia China nail competition is to take place 15-17 August 2024 at The Sheraton Grand, Hangzhou Wetland Park Resort, China.

It presents 14 categories across three divisions, with cash prizes for the Winner Of Winners in Division 1, 2 and 3, and for the Individual Top Scorer.

Arena competitions:

  • Gel Polish Manicure
  • Salon Nails
  • UV Hard Gel Tip & Overlay
  • L&P Acrylic Sculpture
  • Perfect Match
  • The Joy Of Nails
  • Stiletto Nails
  • Reality Nails

Hand-in competitions:

  • Full Cover Creative *NEW Nailympia category
  • Mixed Media Boxed 3D ARt
  • Flat Art Boxed
  • To Stiletto & Beyond

Email poster competitions:

  • Manicure Poster
  • Pedicure Poster

26 judges from all over the world will be lending their expertise to the competition, including Elaine Watson (USA), Dafne Fernandez (Mexico), Eve Tran (Germany/Vietnam), Kirsty Meakin (UK), Stephy Pang (Malaysia) and Viv Clements-Simmonds (Australia).

Alex Fox Head Shot Copy

Alex Fox

The competition, in association with Scratch magazine, is directed by Alex Fox, who comments: “Nailympia continues to inspire, unite and elevate the global nail art community with each location adding its unique flair and perspective. From Sydney to Saskatoon and beyond, Nailympia leaves an indelible mark on the world of nail artistry.

“As we embark on this exciting new chapter in China, the community eagerly anticipates showcasing their skills and forging new connections. With Damon Ho (Nailympia Vietnam) and Kimi Chang (Nailympia China) at the helm of the Asia competitions, the future of nail artistry and the cross-fertilisation of ideas across East and West has never looked brighter.”

For more information and to register, visit