SAARC Non-Violence Day

Art Competition for Children promoting Non-Violence
Conducted by the SAARC Cultural Centre

The SAARC Cultural Centre endeavours to promote the concept of non-violence amongst children across the Island, by conducting an Art Competition, based on the theme of love and kindness in honour of SAARC Non-Violence Day 2017. The Centre aims to create awareness on the need to inspire peace, tolerance, non-discrimination, co-existence and respect for people.

The Competition is open to all children in two age groups (Age as of 31st December 2017), using the following themes:

  1. Junior Category: 10 – 13 years: “Non-Violence is goodwill towards all life”-Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Senior Category:14 – 18 years: “An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind”- Mahatma Gandhi

All paintings should be submitted in the following format

  1. Size: Standard A3
  2. Medium: Water Colours, Crayons, Acrylic, Oil

All paintings should be accompanied with the following information:

  1. Name in Full
  2. Age and Date of Birth
  3. Name of School
  4. Paintings should be certified by the Principal, Art Teacher, or the Class Teacher.

DEADLINE – Completed Paintings, with the above-mentioned information, must reach the SAARC Cultural Centre on or before the 20th of November 2017. Late entries will not be accepted.

The winners in each Category will be awarded a Certificate and Cash Prizes as follows:

  • 1st Prize     LKR. 20,000/=
  • 2nd Prize     LKR. 12,000/=
  • 3rd Prize     LKR.   8,000/=

The School that sends in the most number of entries will receive a Certificate of Recognition
The Award Ceremony will be held on SAARC Charter Day (8th Dec 2017)

Entries must be sent (By Registered Post or Delivered By Hand) to:
The Documentation Officer,
The SAARC Cultural Centre, No. 224, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7.

For further clarification please contact 0771053008 / 0112584451