The Healthy Caribbean Coalition and Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados, are pleased to announce their Universal Children’s Day Youth and NCDs Art Contest, the theme for the contest is ‘What NCDs mean to me’.
The contest is open to children and young people 10-21 years of age and age groups will be split into 10-13 years old, 14-17 years old and 18-21 years old. Deadline for entry submission November 30, 2018.
The winner in each age group will win a Fitbit fitness tracker.
View/download the contest poster here.
- This competition is open to youth from the CARICOM Member States and Associate Member States.
- The entries are to follow the theme: ‘What NCDs mean to me’ and are to show how the youth view NCDs and how they affect their families, schools, communities, countries and the world.
- Entries can be drawings/paintings or videos and multiple entries are allowed.
- Entries must be submitted electronically using the online entry form on this page or by emailing the Healthy Caribbean Coalition at this address: (firstname.lastname@example.org) using ‘Universal Children’s Day Art Contest’ as the subject of the email.
- Acceptable file formats for drawings/paintings are pdf and jpg, and should be no larger than 2mb in size.
- Video submissions must be 2 minutes or less in length they should be uploaded to YouTube or any online file storage site that can be accessed via a link. You must include the link in the entry form or in your submission email. The uploaded video may be kept in a secret or private category and does not need to be publicly viewable or searchable at the time of submission.
- The deadline for submission is November 30, 2018.
- This contest is open to children and young people 10-21 years of age and age categories will be split into 10-13 years old, 14-17 years old and 18-21 years old.
- This artwork must be original and be the artist’s own creation and must not be copied from previously published art or photographs.
- The parents’ or guardians’ signature on the entry form, will indicate that the artwork is original and gives permission for Healthy Caribbean Coalition, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados and their partners to use the artwork to promote NCD awareness in the youth.
- Youth with special needs may be assisted by their parents, teachers or guardians to complete their submission.
- Submissions will be judged by: Art and Health experts and young people selected by the HCC and HSFB.
- The judging criteria will be: Expression of theme/Message; Execution/Artistic Ability and Impact.
- Winners will be notified by: November 18, 2018.
- HCC/ HSFB will retain ownership of the artwork provided and use them in promotional materials to promote the awareness of youth and NCDs.