International Children’s Art Contest 2021

2021 CONTEST WINNERS

Grand Prize Winner: Listen to her poem

***Artist’s whose work was chosen by donors to appear on their gifts and will get 10% of what was donated to Mamai Art Gallery is, FRANKLYN MASEMBE-SWEDEN***

Sabrina Orthi - 13yrs - Butterfly Night Scenery
Sabrina Orthi - 13yrs - Butterfly Night Scenery
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- BANGLADESH , This is my first art work.I used Oil Pastel colors in this art.
SAI SASWAT DAS - 7yrs - UNITY IN DIVERSITY
SAI SASWAT DAS - 7yrs - UNITY IN DIVERSITY
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- INDIA , My country India believes in "Unity in Diversity." People of different religions, castes, customs and languages live together in India. My painting based on the theme "Unity in Diversity." Thank you
Jiyansh Kaushik - 6yrs- Festivals of India
Jiyansh Kaushik - 6yrs- Festivals of India
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- INDIA , Drawing of festival of India. In our country so many festival celebrate in different religion. I make a drawing of few of them diwali festival of light, holi festival of color, Christmas festival of gift and id festival of togetherness.
D.M Senul Ranol Dissanayaka - 12yrs- Power of unity
D.M Senul Ranol Dissanayaka - 12yrs- Power of unity
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- SRI LANKA , There are lot of nations live in my country. We all are same.we live together, we learn together.....I proud about peaceful with other nations in my country, "Powe of Unity....."
D.M Senithi Kinara Dissanayaka - 5 yrs - Strong family bond
D.M Senithi Kinara Dissanayaka - 5 yrs - Strong family bond
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- SRI LANKA , We all are live under one flag, one family, one nation. I'm proud of our strong family bond in my country with all nations
Sadbin Al Jubair - 14yrs - Save Water Save Nature
Sadbin Al Jubair - 14yrs - Save Water Save Nature
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- BANGLADESH , Nowdays, pollution is increasing in almost every country.In my country Bangladesh, there is also lots of pollutions including water pollution. Water is an important element in our life. We should clean and save our water because the importance of water can't be describe in some words.Tree is our best friend. Without trees we can't live.To save trees and grow trees, we need water. If there's no water, trees will be die and we can not live. We can't drink. So we should not pollute water for better future.
Manvi Kallare - 4yrs - Night Sky - Oil Pastel
Manvi Kallare - 4yrs - Night Sky - Oil Pastel
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- INDIA , It is a night sky with shades of blue. There is a moon and several stars in the sky. There are some plants too. This is my imagination which i have put on the paper.
Aarya Butolia - 15yrs - My family my culture
Aarya Butolia - 15yrs - My family my culture
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- INDIA , My art shows that we Indians enjoy our each moment with our family. We are so blessed to have our caring family with us.
Ujan Das - 10yrs - I am proud of my ethnicity.
Ujan Das - 10yrs - I am proud of my ethnicity.
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- INDIA , It is a difficult time but my nation is united and fighting the situation. This is the heritage of my nation. My work is based on the heritage of my nation.
Muhammed Dhulfiqaar.A - 8yrs - My birth in this beautiful world
Muhammed Dhulfiqaar.A - 8yrs - My birth in this beautiful world
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- INDIA, My birth in this beautiful world is the one most proud thing about my ethnicity and being an Indian is the another proud thing of my ethnicity.
Maisha Fahmida Bintay Jahangir - 11yrs - Bangalis and Boishakh
Maisha Fahmida Bintay Jahangir - 11yrs - Bangalis and Boishakh
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- BANGLADESH , I am a Bengali. I drew about the largest festival of the Bengalis,'The Pohela Boishakh'(the first day of the Bengali calendar).In my picture, there are some Bauls(local folk singers), there are people, there is a river showing off the beauty of our nature. And while drawing this picture, I felt like I was there, enjoying the festival, running around. There is a whole lot amount of things I couldn't show in my picture. Because even the largest color palette can't hold the colors of my ethnicity.
Divija Gupta - 9yrs - Ethnicity- The interwoven relationship
Divija Gupta - 9yrs - Ethnicity- The interwoven relationship
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- INDIA , My painting describes the interwoven relationship between humans, plants, animals and nature, how beautifuly they are different but stand together
Krishti Khandelwal - 11yrs - Things i am proud of about my ethnicity
Krishti Khandelwal - 11yrs - Things i am proud of about my ethnicity
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- INDIA , This art, the angel(our love) is hugging the planet(as in humanity) which explains our love and respect to everything we humans have created and achieved. I belive that everything that has happened in our world is not because of specific countries but specific people, who's thinking was influenced by other people in our planet. Thus, I am proud of humanity as i am also a human and we all are humans.
Pumal Damsara - 7yrs - I am proud of my ethnicity
Pumal Damsara - 7yrs - I am proud of my ethnicity
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- Sri Lanka, As a Sri Lankan I am a sinhalese boy. I am really proud of my nationality. We are always in peaceful mind. Any time, anywhere we all together. We respect each other. We always think "Unity is Power". We are strong people. Together we stand under one flag.
Kritika Agarwala - 12yrs - My Indian Ethnicity
Kritika Agarwala - 12yrs - My Indian Ethnicity
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- USA , I have an Indian ethnicity. For me, this means my culture, clothing, food, and religion. I decided to incorporate traditional clothing and religion into this drawing. The girl is wearing a lehenga choli. The lehenga is a long skirt, and the choli which is the top. It is paired with a drape (duppatta). Elephants are symbols of peace, mental strength, and power. They are sacred to Hindus.
Gehansa S. D.H - 10yr- Kandy Perahara
Gehansa S. D.H - 10yr- Kandy Perahara
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- SRI LANKA , I'm from Sri Lankan Buddhist child. I drew Kandy Perahera because it a very beautiful traditional religious pageant in our country. Tusker carries the sacred tooth of relic. Kandyan dancers and drummers adding more beauty to the perahera. It start at evening and lasts for 3 to 4 hours conduct on the mouth of august in every year.
Ayush Saha - 12yrs - Joy is in sharing
Ayush Saha - 12yrs - Joy is in sharing
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- INDIA , I am so happy to draw this picture of nature in touching to the dolphin's life. I used oil pastel colour to draw it
Jigisha Nitin Kadam - 10yrs - Unity in Diversity
Jigisha Nitin Kadam - 10yrs - Unity in Diversity
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- INDIA , I am proud of my country India, where there are many religions and festivals but celebrations are same with one feeling of happiness and togetherness
Ananya Kashyip - 7yrs - Flowers in garden
Ananya Kashyip - 7yrs - Flowers in garden
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- INDIA , Beautiful red flowers using pencil sharpened leftovers
Raiann Shalia Granados - 11yrs
Raiann Shalia Granados - 11yrs
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- PHILLIPINES, Philippines is a diversed country. But in the eyes of a child, it knows no color, gender or cultural differences. What I love about my ethnicity is how united we are as a nation.
Maria Angelica Tejada - 15 yrs
Maria Angelica Tejada - 15 yrs
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- PHILLIPINES , Sufferance , is not just a word or a noun, its an action carries out a movement of loving and embracing all the aspects of yourself, your gender, race, skills color you ethnicity, and even your economic background. Saying that you're proud of your ethnicity is not a complete thought without learning holistically of its beauty of WHY's. We humans should learn the basic of it all LOVE AND RESPECT. Learning to embrace our ethnicity from the basic to its core values, from culture to spirit.
Remmy Franklyn Masembe - 8yrs - Kiganda dance
Remmy Franklyn Masembe - 8yrs - Kiganda dance
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- SWEDEN , I love my traditional dance, mom is good at dancing She makes me have. My mother is my role model
Maisha Ahmed - 12yr - ‘We together Bangladesh’
Maisha Ahmed - 12yr - ‘We together Bangladesh’
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- BANGLADESH , We are different irrespective of caste, colour, culture, religion and language but we have unity within diversity. we are Bangladeshi.
Fiona Reisha - 13yrs - Pinoys’ ethnicity
Fiona Reisha - 13yrs - Pinoys’ ethnicity
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- PHILIPPINES , The best resorts and views, and how we Filipinos can get along with people from other countries. Us Filipinos have a hundred more languages, but most oftenly uses English, Bisaya, and Tagalog, and are religious to our God, we are proud and Stay Safe everyone.
Zafira Midya Mulyana - 15yrs- The beauty of tolerance
Zafira Midya Mulyana - 15yrs- The beauty of tolerance
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- INDONESIA , I am Sundanese, one of the biggest tribes on the island of Java, Indonesia. usually known as friendly people. but in my country, Indonesia, there are many ethnic groups that are unique in terms of different cultures, languages ​​and religions. although each of our ethnic groups is different, we always maintain unity and harmony. in this country we have a motto "bhineka Tunggal Ika" which means "different but still one goal" I am very proud to be part of the tribe in Indonesia.
Mara Felicity Tejada - 9yrs
Mara Felicity Tejada - 9yrs
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- PHILLIPINES , My mother and my uncle always told us that we are all humans, regardless of where we live or our skin color and family. My artwork is a table full of different foods that we offer to everyone, it is just like its always a party where everyone is welcome to have some. Everyone is welcome, is what I think I am most proud of my ethnicity, we offer food to anyone whether that someone and we embrace them for no matter who they are,
Nadib Ahmed - 10yrs
Nadib Ahmed - 10yrs
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- BANGLADESH ,
Samin Ahmed - 12yrs
Samin Ahmed - 12yrs
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- BANGLADESH ,
Sima Rhaman - 13yrs
Sima Rhaman - 13yrs
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- BANGLADESH ,
Rimi - 15yrs
Rimi - 15yrs
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- BANGLADESH ,
Richa Deva - 9yrs
Richa Deva - 9yrs
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- INDIA , Beauty
Chandradeva - 9yrs
Chandradeva - 9yrs
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- SRI LANKA , Nature
Nahida - 13yrs
Nahida - 13yrs
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- INDIA , Nature beautiful
Rimjim - 9yrs
Rimjim - 9yrs
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- BANGLADESH ,
Mehedi Hasan - 13yrs
Mehedi Hasan - 13yrs
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- BANGLADESH , Bangladesh beauty
Mashiyat Ahmed - 7yrs - Identical in love
Mashiyat Ahmed - 7yrs - Identical in love
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- BANGLADESH , We stand for peace and love. We are without discrimination. We are identical.
Isali Rathnaweera - 5yrs - Things I'm proud of my ethnicity
Isali Rathnaweera - 5yrs - Things I'm proud of my ethnicity
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- SRI LANKA, I am a Srilankan Buddhist and also a Sinhalese. I am proud to be a Sri Lankan...I love to eat Sri lankan Food..Milk Rice..Chilli pecies Sambole...Oil cakes like Kevum..Kokis ...Asmi...and Hoppers too. New year Festival is the most valuable Festival .. Our blessing is unique "AYOBOWEWA" "AYUBOWAN" We bless to your long life not only for mornings afternoons evenings or nights. We live in harmony all the nations in our country, Sinhalese,Tamils, Muslims...Burger...Not only that our traditional industries....muppets...puppets...traditional dancers of Kandy Dalada Perahera.....I love my country, I love to being here, I am proud to be a Sinhalese...I am proud to be a Buddhist. I love our National heritage...
Lovely akter - 12yrs
Lovely akter - 12yrs
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- BANGLADESH , There is no end to from in our country.bangladesh is the country of conspiracy.river, bangali culture, bangali new year,bengali fair, fishing,sports, cooking,noboborsho meka,water festival,eid mubarak verious traditional in our country.the tradition of our country in my picture.im proud of my ethnicity.i love my country.
Rabeye - 15yrs
Rabeye - 15yrs
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- BANGLADESH , Our game our ethnicity our proud.
Shilly Rhaman - 12yrs
Shilly Rhaman - 12yrs
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- BANGLADESH , We are Bangali. Our women wear sari always and our national flower is a lily. We are collecting lily from pond.
AKSHAYA PADMAKRISHNAN - 12yrs - PRIDE MY INDIA
AKSHAYA PADMAKRISHNAN - 12yrs - PRIDE MY INDIA
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- INDIA , THINGS I AM PROUD OF ABOUT MY ETHNICITY.......MY INDIA.....OUR PRIDE.....UNITY IN DIVERSITY....

CONTEST JUDGES 

Leiya Silveira:
She has her own art business, “Art from the heart”
Has participated in the children fair for the past 3 years.
She is also a model, dancer and singer.

 

Bruce Kaplan:
Photographer and Assemblage Artist

 

Heidi Born: Professional Face Painter (Ratt Scallion Face Painting), Ceramicist, Art Instructor, Illustrator and Muralist. https://www.facebook.com/368299568852/

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9 Comments

  1. Your utmost effort to bring out children from some parts of the world to showcase their artworks and to render the theme of Ethnicity is much more enough to say that we still have reason to celebrate life and humanity here. I salute you and the rest of the organization.

    Long live and if there is anything I can help just feel free to include me.

    Mr. Jess Ramos Tejada

    1. Thank you so much Jesus. We definitely need more people on board to help us realize our goal so thank you for offering yourself. We will reachout to you and see how to we can best work together.

      Thank you so much.

  2. Donate to Mamai Art Gallery and we will send you a gift with your favorite child’s artwork.
    One child whose work is chosen by most donors to appear on their gifts will receive 10% of the donation made by the donors that chose them.

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