In celebration of the 45th anniversary of ASEAN, a drawing contest will be held for youth in all ten ASEAN Member States from May to July 2012 with the theme “ASEAN: One Community, One Destiny”.
The objective of the contest is to raise ASEAN awareness among ASEAN youths from the early age and to encourage their participation in the celebration of ASEAN’s 45th anniversary on 8 August 2012.
The specific objectives of the contest are:
a. Promote youth artistic talent and highlight what unites youth around the region;
b. Promote reflection and understanding of youth on ASEAN community-building and integration efforts towards the ASEAN Community by 2015 – one community and one destiny; and
c. Encourage youth participation in ASEAN activities.
The contest is open to young nationals from all ten ASEAN Member States between the ages of 6-12 and 13-18.
Drawings must be original and authentic.
The works should be submitted in the format of a drawing representing the values of unity and solidarity with a short caption. The caption should not exceed 2 lines and should be written at the registration form.
The drawings should be sent on an A3 sized paper and should be one-sided in full colour. Water Colour, Crayons, Colour Pencils, etc. can be used to fill the colour.
Deadline for the submission
All submissions should be sent to the ASEAN National Secretariat in each ASEAN Member State by Friday, 6 July 2012. The address is attached on the registration form and is available on the ASEAN Website: http://www.asean.org/20061.htm
Participants should attach the registration form to the drawing with complete details of the participant – all must be written in block letters.
No submission will be accepted after the deadline. Only one submission is allowed per participant.
Submissions received will not be returned and will be the property of the ASEAN National Secretariats and the ASEAN Secretariat.
The ASEAN Secretariat reserves the right of usage of the drawings.
Each ASEAN Member State will select one best submission from each of the following
a. One (1) in the 6-12 category; and
b. One (1) in the 13-18 category
An online version of these selected drawings will be displayed on the ASEAN Secretariat facebook page for public viewing.
The most favourite drawings will be selected by the public using the ‘like’ button. The most favourite submission from each category will be announced at the end of the contest based on the number of ‘likes’ received.
The winner of each category will receive certificates signed by the Secretary-General of ASEAN, a cash prize of USD 500 each and ASEAN books and souvenirs. Other participants whose works are selected to represent their respective countries will receive certificates for their participations and prizes equivalent to USD 100.
For further information, please contact:
Public Outreach & Civil Society Division
The ASEAN Secretariat
Please find the registration form below:
Source: ASEAN Secretariat