Embassy of Lebanon in Kuwait announces students’ art competition
Supported by Ministry of Education, the General Coordinator of this competition announces that more than 10,000 students from 232 schools participated in a painting competition under the slogan of “Lebanon History & Culture”. The contest aims to educate students in Kuwait about the heritage, cultures and civilizations of Lebanon. The contest’s slogan motivates students to express their knowledge of Lebanon through art.
The art competition’s theme is “Lebanon History & Culture”, which is focused on encouraging students to express their knowledge of Lebanon by taking them on a journey to discover Lebanon’s culture and how the Lebanese people emerged from various civilizations over thousands of years. It was home to the Phoenicians, and was subsequently conquered and occupied by the Assyrians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Persians, the Arabs, the Crusaders, the Ottoman Turks and the French.
This variety is reflected in Lebanon’s diverse population, composed of different religious groups, and features in the country’s festivals, musical styles, literature, cuisine of Lebanon and architecture of Lebanon.
The famed Cedars of Lebanon are frequently cited as a symbol of beauty and strength. In addition to the many Biblical sites located in southern Lebanon, the Qadisha Valley, also known as the “Holy Valley,” reveals a wealth of hidden, rockcut monasteries, grottoes, and sacred sites from the earliest days of Christianity.
Participating students will draw anything related to the above theme using any material they prefer. They will create and provide the best artwork to enable them to enter in the competition. Drawing sheets are offered to participants free of charge. Selection of winners: The committee will consist of expert artist who will select the best artwork by category. There will be 10 winners from each category and 10 from “special effort”. Criteria will include creativity, amount of effort and technique.
The top 10 winners from five categories will be given valuable prizes and certificates by their names. Furthermore, the competition is open for art teachers and participating schools will be given certificates. The last day to submit art sheets will be on 19th March. The closing event will be hosted at Holiday Inn-Salmiya, an IHG hotel under the patronage of Lebanon embassy. Invitation is open for all sponsors companies as follows: Asia electro mechanical company, Saba Group Int, Alrefai company, Beidoun company, M2R advertising, Al Hoss Engineering & Transport Company, United Colors.
Schools principals and art teachers, winners and their parents, ambassadors and top VIPS. Also the general coordinator announced that they choose Al Jareda Arabic newspaper as a strategic partner for this competition.