This contest is held by Ha Noi Federation of Friendship Associations in collaboration with the Municipal Centre of Culture (Ha Noi Department of Culture and Sports, and the Municipal Peace Committee.
Delegates attending the opening ceremony of the contest.
The international painting contest of “I love Ha Noi – the City for Peace” has attracted the participation of nearly 300 children in the Capital and international ones who are studying and living in Ha Noi. This is aimed at encouraging talents and art creativeness of vietnamese and international children; simultaneously, a good opportunity for them to meet, exchange so as to boslter the friendship, solidarity among the Vietnamese and international kids.
Nearly 300 children both Vietnamese and international joining the contest.
Kids’s paintings describe their wishes in life, love for peace, dreams…
Kid Jo Han Ul (13, Korean, living and studying in Ha Noi) the one who has received a special prize in this contest, expressed his feelings: “Today, I am so happy to join the Vietnamese and foreign friends taking part in the international drawing contest titled “I love Ha Noi – the City for Peace”.
I am living and studying n Ha Noi together with my family. I do feel Ha Noi is a very beautiful and dynamic city. Ha Noi people are friendly and open. I love strolling along the treelines in Ha Noi, gazing lakes and also love Ha Noi foods. By studying, I know that Ha Noi is the city of more than 1000 years old, as the heart of Viet Nam. This year, the city of Ha Noi will commemorate the 20th anniversary recognized by UNESCO as the city for peace, so I am with Vietnamese friends here all love peace, hate war and wish all children in the world to live in peace and loves by family and friends.
Kid Jo Han Ul (Korean) won special prize.
Kid contestants taking photo together.
By Vy Vy