The organizers are holding the awarding ceremonies for entries this 2013 in Manila on the 7th of February 2014 and the Spanish organizers had wanted more entries to come from the Philippines this year.
Details are as follows:
PAZ y COOPERACIÓN (PEACE AND COOPERATION) SCHOOL AWARD
(information for Philippine participants)
Organization: Peace and Cooperation Foundation is a Spanish non-governmental organization with a consultative status in the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations headed by Mr. Joaquin Antuña as President and Founder. In 1987, the organization was recognized by the UN Secretary General Pérez de Cuéllar as “Messenger of Peace” and since then brought global and social issues to schools by giving out School Awards every year.
Objective: This school award will bring global issues to the consciousness of schools and school children. For 2013, the award would aim to teach children about the importance of artistic expression in building a harmonious world.
Theme for 2013: “Art as the Universal Language – Creativity for Peace”
- Free Drawing (up to 6 years old).
Express theme in DIN-A4 format (maximum size).
- Message poster (from 7 to 12 years old).
Express theme in poster with brief text to support the message.
Minimum size: DIN-AS (29.7 X 42 cm) and Maximum size: 50 x 70 cm.
- Mural or collective work (from 12 to 15 years old).
- Free composition (from 16 to 18 years old).
Participants from the Philippines are encouraged to incorporate elements of the common heritage between the Philippines and Spain in their entries.
Deadline for submission of entries:
21 September 2013. Entries must be properly labeled with Full Name, Date of Birth, School Address, Telephone and/or Email address. Entries should be submitted to the following address:
Fundación Paz y Cooperacion
Calle Meléndez Valdés, N° 68, 4 lzq.,
28015 Madrid, Spain
We have begun working on our entries and we hope that by doing this we can spread the message of peace through education, and the acceptance and celebration of individual differences, with the world.