Τhe Secretariat General for Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs is promoting the virtual exhibition of the awarded drawings by 125 children of the Diaspora who participated in the International Student Painting Competition “near or far, WE are all ONE” via a video posted in YοuTube by the Children’s Art Gallery of Greece: https://youtu.be/hR8vJEqLcwo
The competition was organized in 2020 by the Secretariat General for Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Children’s Art Gallery of Greece, in collaboration with the Circle of the Greek Children’s Book, which is the Greek Section of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). 125 Drawings received distinctions from a total of 3520 submitted works from 30 countries.
Entries were evaluated by the Art Assessment Committee of the Children’s Art Gallery of Greece, which consists of qualified artists and teachers. Prizes were sent for the artworks distinguished by age group, as well as honorary certificates of participation to all students who took part in the competition, regardless of ranking.
The awarded artworks of the young artists will be printed in a special commemorative album with the support of the Greek Parliament.
Watch the video below: