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.
31th ANNUAL WORLD CHILDREN’S PICTURE CONTEST ENTRY GUIDELINES
Works can follow theme that supports self-expression.
June 1 – October 2, 2023 (The picture must be recieved by this date.)
6-15 years old
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 shield attached a winning work and a commemorative gift.
*All prize winners and participating organizations will also be given a “Commemorative Book of Winners.”
Judging will take place in October and November 2023.
Director-General, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Associate-Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts
Professor, University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo
Chairperson, The National Formative Education Union
Author of Art Picture Books
Announcement of Results (Tentative)
Results will be announced on the IE-NO-HIKARI Association website at the end of January in 2024.
IE-NO-HIKARI Association will notify all participating organizations (or to each participant for individual entrants) of the results via letter after March 2024.
Address and Information
The 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)
The National Formative Education Union
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA）
Supporting organizations (Tentative)
Central Union of Agricultural Co-operatives
The Norinchukin Bank
Nokyo Tourist Corporation
SAKURA COLOR PRODUCTS CORP.
Commemorative Book of Winners
- Works of the Worldwide Friendship Picture Exchange Program
- Gold prize works of 30th contest / 30th Anniversary prize works
- Gold prize works of 29th contest
- Gold prize works of 28th contest
- Gold prize works of 27th contest
- Gold prize works of 26th contest
- Gold prize works of 25th contest / 25th Anniversary prize works
- Gold prize works of 24th contest
- Gold prize works of 23rd contest
- Gold prize works of 22nd contest
- Gold prize works of 21st contest