京都國際子供繪畫 is a global art competition for children and teenagers, aiming to provide a higher level of growth opportunities for young people who love art. This competition encourages children to spread their wings, pursue their dreams, and directly communicate with international art masters. It is not only a painting competition, but also an emotional outlet, a firm belief, and a breakthrough. The contest promises to provide participants with authoritative, fair, open, and convenient competition experiences.

INTRODUCTION
The event was jointly initiated by the Kyoto Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Academy and the Japan Chinese Literature and Art Federation, along with over 500 children’s art education institutions worldwide. The theme of this year’s contest is “We Only Have One Earth”. Through the power of art, it aims to inspire the creativity and imagination of young people, guide them to “discover beauty” and “create beauty” from a new perspective and way of thinking, and showcase their concern for environmental protection, their longing for a better future, and their understanding of the coexistence of nature, culture, and humanity. Through their artworks, they convey the green concept of protecting the earth, while demonstrating their creativity and imagination.

Organizing Institutions

Hosted by :

Kyoto Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Academy
Japan Chinese Literature and Art Federation

Co-organizers Singapore:
Singapore Youth and Children Education Association
TREE ART

Introduction of Judges


Schedule Overview

Preliminary submission: February 20th – April 30th

Preliminary judging: May 1st – May 8th

Registration for semifinals: May 8th – May 23rd

Semifinal judging: May 28th – June 10th

Award ceremony and exhibition: July 8th – July 23rd

Explanation of participation fees

1. The preliminary round is free of charge, and electronic works can participate. For the semifinals, each work will be charged $60 (a beautiful album and certificate will be awarded to all semifinalists), and original or reproduced works can participate.

2. After the scoring channel is opened on the organizing committee’s official account, all participating works can check their award-winning status.

3. All works that enter the semifinals will participate in the excellent works exhibition (a participation certificate will be awarded).

Participants who enter the semifinals can receive the following benefits:
1. A beautiful bilingual collection of works.
2. Officially issued certificates of honor (award certificates, participation certificates).
3. Students who win first, second, or third place can receive officially issued award certificates and medals.
4. Provision of semifinal review site photos, audiovisual materials, and media interview materials.
5. All semifinalist students will participate in the award-winning works exhibition at the Wuhan Exhibition Center and provide relevant photos and videos of the exhibition site.
6. Semifinalist students will have the opportunity to take photos with and interact with members of the international art jury.
7. Semifinalist students and their parents can participate in offline interactive exchange activities for the Kyoto International Children’s Art Competition.
8. Students whose semifinal works win first, second, or third place can have the opportunity to participate in the “International Artists Master Tour” of the competition (self-funded).

Competition Information
Target audience: Children and students worldwide who love art and painting, including kindergarten students.
Groups: Preschool Group (under 6 years old), Children’s Group (7-9 years old), Juvenile Group (10-12 years old), and Teen Group (13-16 years old).
Competition Theme: “We Only Have One Earth”
◆ (Focus on weather changes, purify the atmosphere, and environmental gas purification)
◆ (Protect natural ecology, become a green guardian, plant trees and protect forests)
◆ (Save energy, classify waste, and reduce carbon emissions in daily life)
◆ (Live in harmony with animals and protect wildlife)
◆ (Reasonable planning of buildings, dedicated to a future world of environmental protection)

Types of works: All types of paintings (no restriction on painting techniques, A3 or 8K in size, please do not mount the work, the exhibited works will be mounted by the organizing committee), limited to two-dimensional works.

Requirements for works: Only one image of the work is required for the preliminary round (with a memory size of no less than 1M), and the submission format should be in JPG or PNG. The original work should be in the size of 8 open or A3 (approximately the size of two A4 papers laid flat). The submitted work images will be printed in the work collection and participation certificate, and the organizing committee will not make any adjustments. Participants are responsible for taking and cropping the photos of their works before submission.

Award
Evaluation Principles: The preliminary round will be evaluated online by an international jury, and the semifinals will be evaluated offline by the international jury.

Evaluation Criteria: For every 100 entries, there will be 5 first prizes, 15 second prizes, 25 third prizes, and several outstanding prizes.

Award Settings:
1. First prize, second prize, third prize, and outstanding prize winners will receive certificates (award certificate, participation certificate), medals, and a collection of works. Outstanding prize winners will receive certificates (award certificate, participation certificate) and a collection of works (all semifinalists will receive a collection of works).

2. Group evaluation: Group A: Preschool group (under 6 years old) Group B: Children’s group (7-9 years old) Group C: Juvenile group (10-12 years old) Group D: Teen group (13-16 years old). Participants will be divided into four groups based on their age, and each group will be evaluated independently.

3. The competition will set up an award for outstanding guidance teachers, and the award will be presented by the Japanese government based on the guidance teacher’s coaching performance and their students’ award-winning situation.

Competition Review

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