UNICEF “Little Artists Big Dreams Drawing Competition”

3 Jan

UNICEF drawingUNICEFLittle Artists Big Dreams Drawing Competition” will take place on 25 January 2014 (Saturday) at Central Lawn, Victoria Park, Causeway Bay to raise funds to support the ‘Cash Transfers for Deprived Children‘ Project in China, a project that helps poor families to access the necessary medical services provided by UNICEF and its local partners which in turn enables children in China grow healthily.

Little Artists aged 12 or below are invited to participate in this meaningful event. In the spirit of ‘Kids helping Kids’, participants can through their drawings communicate with the children in China bringing hope and blessings for a better future.

Date: 25 January 2014 (Saturday)

Time: 12pm – 5pm (Tentative)

Location: Central Lawn, Victoria Park, Causeway Bay

This competition is open for children 12 years old or below. There are 3 categories:
Category A: 6 years old & below (Born 2008 or later)
Category B: 7-9 years old (Born 2005 – 2007)
Category C: 10-12 years old (Born 2002 – 2004)

Prizes: 1st prize, 2nd Prize, 3rd Prize and 20 Consolation Prizes for each category.
All participants will receive a certificate of participation.

Enrollment: Click here to register online (Enrollment is on a first-come-first-served basis.)

Enrollment donation: HK$120

Deadline for online application: 15 January 2014

About UNICEF:
Founded in 1946, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is the world’s leading United Nations organisation working specifically for children, with the mandate and influence to transform their lives. The Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK), one of the 36 National Committees, was founded in 1986 to raise funds to support UNICEF’s work worldwide and to promote, advocate for child rights in Hong Kong. They believe their work is not completed until all champion for child rights to achieve four Zero Sufferings for children.
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ZERO Mortality ⇔ Right to Survival
Every child has the right to enjoy food, clean water, health services and a standard of living, etc. adequate for survival

ZERO Underdevelopment ⇔ Right to Development

Every child has the right to education, leisure, participation in cultural activities and understanding their basic rights, etc.

ZERO Abuse ⇔ Right to Protection
Every child has the right to special protection in situations of armed conflict or conflict with the law, and should be protected from any forms of abuse, neglect or exploitation

ZERO Isolation ⇔ Right to Participation
Every child has the right to freedom of expression; social, economic, cultural and religion activities; association and peaceful assembly; information from diverse sources

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