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Canadian embassy launches ‘Celebrate # Canada150’ art competition
November 1, 2017, 4:18 pm

The Canadian embassy in Kuwait in cooperation with the Kuwait Times newspaper, and under the patronage of Education Ministry, is running a painting competition for students titled ‘Celebrate #Canada150’. The event, running from 8 October to 9 November, is sponsored by Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company, Petrochemical Industries Company, Algonquin College Kuwait ,S N C Lavalin, Air Canada, Lufthansa, Ebla and hosted by  Four Seasons Hotel- Kuwait at Burj  Alshaya.

The aim of the competition is to encourage students in Kuwait to explore the culture and civilization of other countries, and understand their different perspective through art. Hence, the art competition called ‘Celebrate#Canada150’ invites students to examine the unique aspects of Canada and channel it into their art work by drawing an icon, a natural scene, or any other relevant work of interest. Participants can draw touristic, environmental or civilization pieces or icons or symbols that reflect the competitions slogan. Canada is famous for its magnificent and beautiful places. It is one of the largest countries in the world with a unique geography, such as towering mountains, beautiful beaches, lush forests, green areas and wild and marine life.

Canada is a beautiful tourist destination, filled with diversity in land, scenic beauty and culture. It is home to communities from all over the world who moved there to make Canada their home. Keeping their views on Canada in mind, participates are expected to illustrate their vision of Canada and translate into meaningful piece of art.

The competition is open to students from (6- 9 years) (10 - 13 years) (14 year and above) and students with special needs.

• The competition is open to all schools in Kuwait (Government and Private).
• 10 winners from each category will receive valuable prizes.
• All participants will receive a certificate of appreciation.
• All schools participating in the competition will receive a certificate of appreciation.
•  Any school or individual interested in participating are welcome to visit the office of the Kuwait Times and collect the drawing sheet.
•  Drawing sheets will be given to schools free of charge.

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