The Host Organization : IE-NO-HIKARI Association
The IE-NO-HIKARI Association works hard to foster the cultures of rural villages by publishing books such as the IE-NO-HIKARI magazine and by implementing various cultural activities. As a part of its diversified activities, the IE-NO-HIKARI Association has held the World Children’s Picture Contest since 1993 with the hope of creating friendships and mutual understanding between children all over the world and enabling them to become.
We would like to invite you to participate in this international event, the World Children’s Picture Contest.
※WEB version is different from booklet version.
27th ANNUAL WORLD CHILDREN’S PICTURE CONTEST ENTRY GUIDELINES
Works can follow any theme that supports self-expression.
June 3 – September 30, 2019
*Pictures must be received during this time.
6-15 years old. *As of December 31, 2019
728 mm x 515 mm or smaller with a thickness of 3 mm or less.
Any materials or method can be used, as long as you have fun!
Gold Prize: 20 people, Silver Prize: 40 people,Bronze Prize: 60 people, Honorable Mention: 80 people All winners will be awarded a framed certificate featuring their work and a commemorative gift.
*All prize winners and participating organizations
will also be given a commemorative book of winning entries.
- Present for the Gold Prize “Coupy Pencils 60 colors”. SAKURA COLOR PRODUCTS CORP.
- The 26th Contest Commemorative Book of Winners
Judging will take place in October and November 2019.
Director-General, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Professor, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
Professor, University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo
Chairperson, Japan Federation of Art Education Teachers
Writer of art-themed picture books
Announcement of Results (Tentative)
Results will be announced on the IE-NO-HIKARI Association website at the end of January in 2020.
The IE-NO-HIKARI Association will notify all participating organizations (or to each participant for individual entrants) of the results via letter after March 2020.
Address and Information
27th Annual World Children’s Picture Contest
#11 Funagawara-machi, Ichigaya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
The host organization
International Raiffeisen Union
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs 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）
Central Union of Agricultural Cooperatives
The Norinchukin Bank
Nokyo Tourist Corporation
SAKURA COLOR PRODUCTS CORP.