26th ANNUAL WORLD CHILDREN’S PICTURE CONTEST (Son katılım 31 Aralık 2018)

The World Children’s Picture Contest has been held as part of its cultural activities since 1993 in order to promote awareness of the importance of nature and agriculture as well as to encourage friendship and goodwill among children around the world and help them develop well-rounded characters.

Contest Rules

(1) Themes

Please choose one of the following themes:
“Agriculture”“Farming Area”“Nature”“Environment”
“People” or “Family”

(2) Eligible Participants

6-15 years old *As of December 31,2018

(3) Entry Period

June 1 – September 28, 2018
*Pictures must be received by us during this time.

(4) Dimensions of the Pictures

  1. Size is must be less than 728mm × 515mm × 3mm
  2. You can use any materials and methods to paint.
    Let’s enjoy painting it!
  3. Prizes

    Gold Prize: 20 people, Silver Prize: 40 people,
    Bronze Prize: 60 people, Honorable Mention: 80 people
    All winners will be awarded a shield attached a winning work and a commemorative gift.

    *All the prize winners and the participating organizations will be given “The Contest Commemorative Book of Winners.”

    • Present for the Gold Prize “Coupy Pencils 60 colors”. SAKURA COLOR PRODUCTS CORP.
    • The 25th Contest Commemorative Book of Winners


    We will judge the pictures in October and November by rigorous.

    The Director-general of The National Museum of Modern Art (Tokyo)
    The Professor of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
    The Professor University of the Sacred Heart,Tokyo
    Chairperson Japan Federation of Art Education Teachers
    Masako Yuki (Picture book writer of the art)

    Results Announcement Date(Tentative)

    1. Results will be announced on the IE-NO-HIKARI Association website in end-January, 2019.
    2. The IE-NO-HIKARI Association will send the result notice to all the participating organizations (or to each participant if he or she participated in the contest individually )after March, 2019.

    Address and Information (Yapılan resimlerin gönderileceği Posta Adresi)

    IE-NO-HIKARI Association
    “The 26th Annual World Children’s Picture Contest”
    #11 Funagawara-cho, Ichigaya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
    162-8448, Japan


    International Raiffeisen Union
    The Ministry of Foreign Affaires of Japan
    The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan
    NHK(Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
    Japan Federation of Art Education Teachers
    Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA)

    Supporting Organizations

    Central Union of Agricultural Co-operatives
    The Norinchukin Bank
    Nokyo Tourist Corporatio

    The cooperation organization




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