Entries for preliminary round should reach centres by Nov. 17

The 20th The Hindu Young World painting contest is to be held on November 26 and 27.

The competition will be held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode on November 26, in Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchi, Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore, Hubli and New Delhi the next day. There is no entry fee or entry form.

Intending participants (juniors from class IV to VII and seniors from VIII to X) should send their paintings on a white drawing sheet (26X27 cm) on any one of the topics given. The topics for the preliminary round for juniors are: ‘Favourite Game,' ‘Visit to a village,' ‘Break time at School,' and ‘Favourite Festival.'

For seniors, the topics are: ‘Favourite Landmark,' ‘A Holiday,' ‘Wildlife Safari,' and ‘Underwater.'

Entries will be accepted at The Hindu offices in the 15 competition centres. Entries for the preliminary round should reach the centre by November 17. Participants selected for the finals would be sent letters with details of the venue and time. MIOT Hospitals (CHIME) is the title sponsor for the contest. Amrutanjan Relief Cough and Cold is the national sponsor.

Consolation prizes

Apart from the first, second and third prizes in each group, there will be consolation prizes. The all-India winner from the junior and senior levels will be adjudged from amongst the winning entries of all the 15 centres. The best three paintings will be selected and engraved in the cover/lid of Amrutanjan product.