IWPG International-Loving-Peace Art Competition held in Kenya

Children taking a group photo with their paintings at Loving-Peace Art Competition

IWPG is an international female NGO listed in the United Nations Department of Global Communications (UN DGC).

  • About 75 children participated in Kenya for the first time this year.

Nairobi, Kenya 1, July 2021: On the 25th June 2021, the 3rd “IWPG International Loving-Peace Art Competition” was successfully completed at St. Andrews Catholic School in Nairobi, Kenya. The school’s Head teacher, Mr. Vincent Onyambu, hosted the event.

Over 75 elementary school students took part in the 3rd IWPG International Loving-Peace Art Competition, which took place under the theme of “Peace, let’s be friends!”. It was the first time event to be held this year in Kenya.

The IWPG International Loving-Peace Art Competition reminds children and teenagers of the painful history of war and promotes the end of war and peace culture. The event was organized under the themes of peace, including ▲Cession of Global War ▲ Coexistence of mankind ▲ Communication ▲ Healing of Mankind.

Kenyan artist, Esther Mukuhi said in a video of a congratulatory message to children participating in the competition, saying, “Children are our future and hope, please protect their love for peace.”

Another art expert (Art teacher), Combo Julius, attended and congratulated the event.

A student is drawing at the Loving-Peace Art Competition.

One winner for the grand prize, one winner for the 2nd place, and three winners for the 3rd place will be awarded scholarship and a certificate. The work selected for the grand prize at the Kenyan competition will be sent to Korea, where the headquarters is located, to compete with the grand prize winners from all over the world.

The awards ceremony will be held in October 2021.

Jeonbuk branch manager, Yeo Mi Hyun, of the International Women’s Peace Group (IWPG) sponsored the competition.

IWPG is an international female NGO listed in the United Nations Department of Global Communications (UN DGC) and has also gained ‘Special Consultative Status’ from the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), initiating peace activities through Support and Advocacy for Enactment of an International Law for Peace, Global networking with 3.6 billion women, Women Peace Education, and Spreading Peace Culture.

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