3,000 students participate in art competition, under the slogan of ‘Colours of Australia’
hosted by Crowne Plaza Sponsored by VIVA, ACK
KUWAIT: Supported by the Australian Embassy, in cooperation with the Kuwait Times, the embassy is proud to launch the “Colours of Australia” drawing competition for students in Kuwait. The competition will have students in Kuwait learn more about different countries, cultures and civilizations, and to identify communities in other parts of the world through arts. The theme for the Arts competition is “Colours of Australia” to encourage students to express their knowledge of Australia by drawing an icon, a natural scene, or any other expression they would find suitable. The competition is still open for all schools who want to participate.
The drawing competition is held from December 12, 2016 till January 26, 2017 for a period of forty six days, allowing participants from government, special needs, private schools and bilingual schools enough time to submit their work.
At the due date, the drawing sheets will be collected by Kuwait Times, and a jury of professional artists will be selected from the Kuwait Arts Association, who will choose the top ten winners of each age group. The contest is open to both boys and girls as follows: Elementary (6-9 years ) Intermediate (11-13 years), Secondary (14 years and above), in addition to schools of special needs.
Valuable prizes, including phones and tablets, will be awarded to the top 10 entrants in each category. Three major winners will be selected in each category who will be given a plaque and major prizes, while the remaining seven runnersup will receive certificates and prizes. A certificate will also be given to the school as recognition of honourable participation. The competition is sponsored by VIVA and the Australian College of Kuwait, with the awards event to be hosted by Crowne Plaza Hotel “Al-Thuraya City”.