Global Art Vietnam in coordination with the Ministry of Education and Training has launched a painting contest titled “My world-My future” for children aged 4-16 from across the world, on July 7.
The contest aims to help children express their wishes, dreams and feelings for the environment and the world in the future, besides encouraging their creativity, aesthetic sense and a chance to intermingle with children from different cultures.
The qualifying round will be held between Aug. 15 to Oct. 15 at schools in cities and provinces of Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho and Da Nang.
About 1,500 contestants will take part in the final round in Ho Chi Minh City in November.
The organizers will offer one special award with a cash prize of VND20 million and a tour of a foreign country.
There will also be 8 first prizes worth VND15 million each, 8 second prizes worth VND10 million each, 8 third places worth VND5 million each and 160 encouragement prizes worth VND2 million each.
The contest first started in 2004 and since been held in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Singapore and India, attracting thousands of young competitors from 20 countries around the world.