Registered to the contest 112 perfumers from 25 countries

The fourth edition of the International Perfume Competition – Mouillette d’Argent will have a historical record of participants. More than 100 perfumers from 25 countries have registered to participate in a contest that has already become an international benchmark for perfumery.

In this edition, perfumers will be eligible for the jury award in two different categories: professional perfumers (who work in the industry) and independent perfumers. Additionally, all perfumes presented will compete for the audience award.

Registered perfumers come mainly from Spain, France, the United States, Italy, the United Kingdom, Argentina, Brazil and Germany. The presence, for the first time in this edition, of perfumers from South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Greece and Kuwait stands out.

The awards ceremony will take place in Ca L’Antiga (Teià) on June 5th of 2021. The contest, promoted since its inception by the Beauty Cluster, the Teià City Council and Ainea Perfums has grown edition after edition to bring together the main international specialists in the perfume industry.

As in the previous edition, the Contest is the central activity of the Barcelona Olfaction Week (BOW) which is a series of activities around the universe of perfume, olfactory science, the culture of beauty and the fragrance industry that takes place every year between Teià and Barcelona. Also the Maridatge dels Sentits is held entirely in Teià and which has become a benchmark event in which culture, gastronomy and perfume create a unique festive environment for the general public.

During the 2020 edition, the BOW took place virtually and brought together more than 2,000 international participants. Both the contest and all the activities of the BOW have the support of companies in the sector such as Eurofragance, Iberchem, Cosmo Fragrances, Lluch Essence and Rafesa.