Al Sayer Group Holding held an awards ceremony to recognize the 9 finalists from Kuwait of the 9th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest at TOYOTA Al Rai Showroom on Saturday, 4 April 2015. The event was coordinated by the Group’s Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility division in partnership with Focus Kuwait International and was attended by Eng. Ibrahim Al Fouzan Chairman - Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility, Eng. Nehad Al HAj Ali Manager - Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility and a delegation from Focus Kuwait International. The 9 national level finalists were awarded certificates and trophies as well as one winner each from the three age groups received a special prize for the best creative artwork and design.
Offering insight into the 2015 contest in Kuwait, Ibrahim Al-Fouzan said, “The 9th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest welcomed entries from October 2014 till March 15th in Kuwait. Kids from various schools in Kuwait have shown great interest in this year’s contest. The theme was "Your Dream Car" and kids from various schools drew a car of their imagination. Toyota encourages children to share ideas about the future of transport and a society that lives in harmony with the environment, by drawing their dream cars of the future. We believe in our children’s dreams and in the importance of moving forward towards achieving them.”
Since 2004, Toyota Dream Car Art Contest has been conducted as part of TMC’s social contribution initiatives. It gives children throughout the world the opportunity to develop an interest in cars and helps them feel the joy and importance of having a dream. Toyota Dream Car Art Contest invites children from all corners of the globe to share ideas about the future of mobility by drawing their dream cars. 660000 entries received from 75 countries in the 2014 contest.
The National Contest winners enter into the World Contest. From which the jury panel in Japan gives Gold, Silver, Bronze and Best Finalist awards for each age category. The global contest winners are invited to Japan to attend the Award Ceremony in August. Al Sayer Group Holding will also launch shortly the painting competition for kids which will be held in partnership with United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) “we have the power”. The details will be announced soon.