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The Fourth International Children's Art Exhibition

Updated: 2007-10-10 08:32

“A World in Harmony and Passing on Love - Marching towards 2008”The Fourth International Children’s Art Exhibition (with the approval from the Ministry of Culture)

1. The objective of the Exhibition

Our objective is to discover the artistic talents, to foster the artistic development and to promote the friendship of the children over the world. We are launching a series of activities under the theme of “A World in Harmony, Passing on Love – Marching towards 2008”, in response to the appeal of Chairman Hu Jintao: “Hand in hand, we shall build a harmonious world of lasting peace and common prosperity.

2. Organizational structure


The approving authority: Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China The main organizers: China Foundation for Human Rights Development China International Exhibition Agency Beijing Municipal UNESCO Clubs Association Beijing Passing on Love Culture Development Center The Secretary-General of the Committee:Yu Yan The Executive Secretary-General of the Committee:Li Pinzhi The Panel of Art Judges: Chinese Artists Association Chinese Calligraphers Association Chinese Photographers Society China Television Artists Association Chinese Musicians Association Chinese Dancers Association and international renowned people of art circles.

3. The main themes of the Fourth Exhibition:

The main themes: “World in Harmony” “Passing on Love” “World Nationalities” “The Spirit of the Olympic Games”

4. The events of the Fourth Exhibition:

I. Art: a. Drawing and painting: pencil drawing, oil painting, sketches, water colors, gouache, comic, animation, cartoon, crayon drawing, computer art etc. The size of the art work is 39cm by 54cm. Use B5, A4 or A3 papers for your computer printout. Suggested source of ideas: posters of previous and current Beijing Olympic Games, cartoon characters, mascot, impression of the host city, portrait of Olympic champions, the journey of growing up or sport events. Suggested themes: “I am looking forward to Beijing’s Olympic Games” “The Relay of Olympic Torches” “My Impression of China” b. Design: stamp, stamp chop, post card and student uniform etc. The size of the art work is 39cm by 54cm. c. Calligraphy: no restriction as to the styles of script or the language used. Write your name, age, title in pencil on the back of your calligraphy. Attach label and translation to your work. d. Photography: black-and-white photos and color photos. Send three to five photos to enter the contest. The size of the photo is about 7 inches . e. Video shooting: Send DVD or CD disc. The duration of shooting must not exceed three minutes.

II. Handiwork: knitting, sculpture, carving, folk arts, paper cutting and so on. Do not send in your art object. Send three to five photos of that object at different angles instead. Collective work is encouraged. Photo size is about 7 inches.

III. Multi-talent performance: vocal music, instrumental music, dance, stage performance etc. Send DVD or CD disc of your performance. The duration of shooting must not exceed three minutes.

IV. Literary works: a. Written work from the children and the junior groups:

Styles: prose, poem, essay, children’s song or rhyme, mobile phone message (please look up the details on our website)

Suggested themes: “I look forward to Beijing’s Olympic Games” “Harmony” “Passing on love”

b. Thesis from the art teacher: We invite thesis on children art education (about 3000 words) from art teachers. Send in your thesis, your art work and your resume with two passport photos and one photo (about 6 inches) of working activity. The qualified thesis will be edited and compiled into a book and the qualified art work compiled into a pictorial book.

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