BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.1777@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20090615T000000Z DTEND:20090901T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>About this Art Contest</strong>\n<a href="http://www.ni kkeiportal.com/concurso"></a>\n<a href="http://www.nikkeiportal.com/concur so">\n</a>\n<strong><a href="http://www.nikkeiportal.com/concurso" target= "_blank">www.nikkeiportal.com/concurso</a>\n</strong>\n\nThis project aims to show\, through drawings\, the reality of the world through the eyes of children and young foreigners living in Japan\, and to encourage greater cultural exchange between foreigners and Japanese who live together&nbsp\; in this country.\n\n<p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 10pt\;">\n\n<p style="margi n: 0cm 0cm 10pt\;">At these moments of crisis and school desertion in Japa n\, we\, the members of the NFSA &ndash\; Nippon Foundation Scholar Associ ation &ndash\; understood that we could collaborate giving an incentive to the students of the schools ofthe foreigners communities in Japan\, to co ntinue their studies through the &ldquo\;First Drawing Contest: My World &ndash\;What makes me Merry(happy)&rdquo\;.\n<strong>Prizes:</strong>\n< strong>Kid&rsquo\;s Category: Foreign residents in Japan\, ages between 6 to 11 years old.\n </strong>\nGrand Prize:\n\nBook Ticket (Toshoken) w orth 30\,000yen\n Contest Diploma\n A printed poster of the participant&rs quo\;s drawing\n\n2nd to 4th Prize:\n\nHonorary mention of the participa nt in the awarding ceremony\n\n<strong>Youth&rsquo\;s Category:Foreign r esidents living in Japan\, ages between 12 to 18 years old\n </strong>\nGr and Prize:\n\nBook Ticket (Toshoken) worth 30\,000yen\n Contest Diploma\ n A printed poster of the participant&rsquo\;s drawing\n Invitation to the Awarding Ceremony in the <a href="http://www.jadesas.or.jp/EN/taikai/inde x.html" target="_blank">Convention of Nikkei and Japanese Abroad</a>\, hel d in agugust 2009.\n\n2nd to 4th Prize:\n\nHonorary mention of the parti cipant in the awarding ceremony\n Contest Diploma\n A printed poster of th e participant&rsquo\;s drawing\n\nSchool Prize:\n\nThe school with most pa rticipants will be awarded with special gifts from the organizing committe e. \n\n<strong>How to Participate\n </strong>\nThe drawing cannot be digit ally made and has to be drawn in a A4 size paper (29.7cm x 21cm)\n<ul><str ong>Please include this information on the back of your drawing\n </strong >\n</ul>\n\n<strong>Name:</strong>\n<strong> Nationality:\n Date of Bi rth:\n Phone Number:\n School Name:</strong><strong>\n 200 word para graph about what is &ldquo\;merry for you:</strong><strong>\n Name of yo ur parents:</strong>\n<strong>Please send your drawing to the address be low:</strong><strong>\n 〒231-0001</strong><strong>\n J ICA Yokohama\, 2F\, 2-3-1\, Shinko\, Naka-ku\,\n Yokohama-shi\, Kanagawa-k en </strong><strong>〒231-0001</strong>\n<strong>Notes:</strong>\n<ul><li >The drawing cannot be neither digital nor a made as a collage.</li><li>Th e drawings will not be returned and the rights for publication and neighbo ring rights will be transfered to the <a href="http://www.nikkeiportal.com /nikkei" target="_blank">Nippon Foundation Nikkei Scholars Association.</a ></li><li>One participant can only send one single drawing.</li><li>The aw arding ceremony will be held in October 2009\, in the <a href="http://www. jadesas.or.jp/taikai/pdf/49sengen_en.pdf" target="_blank">Convention of th e Nikkei and Japanese Abroad</a></li></ul>\n\n<strong>Contact:</strong>\ nAkira Uchimura\n Project Coordinator\n The Association of Nikkei and Japa nese Abroad\n Phone: (+81) 045-211-1784\n\n SUMMARY:Drawing Contest “My World: What makes me Merry” URL:/en/events/2009/06/15/drawing-contest-my-world-what-makes-me-merry/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR