On the morning of December 16, at
the Hall of Provincial Youth Union, the Vietnam - Japan Friendship Association and
the Council of the Ho Chi Minh Children’s Union of the province cooperated to
choose the outstanding art works of the painting contest to celebrate the 48th
Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam -
Japan (September 19, 1973 - September 19, 2021), proceeding to celebrate the 2nd
Congress of Vietnam - Japan Friendship Association of Dong Nai province, term
2021 - 2026, with the theme "Strengthening
the friendship between Vietnam and Japan".
The painting contest was launched from November 10,
2021 to December 15, 2021 and has attracted students at levels with more than
1000 paintings. The contest is a creative and useful playground for the Children’s
Union’s members and children of the province to have more opportunities to learn about the
country and people of Vietnam and Japan; thereby, contributing to preserving
the long – term culture, tradition; connecting the socio-economic development
between the two countries and the people of Vietnam and Japan.
Chairman of the Provincial Vietnam - Japan Friendship Association
(Head of the Organizing Committee) - Mr. Nguyen Van Quyet presented flowers to
congratulate the Contest’s Jury.
At the contest,
painter Nguyen Xuan Hung - In charge of the Department of Graphics, Dong Nai
College of Decorative Arts, on behalf of the Contest’s Jury, approved the
regulations, judging criteria and the number of prizes including: 04 first
second prizes, 12 third prizes and 20 consolation prizes for the Primary Students (Table A) and Secondary Students
Speaking at the Contest, the Chairman of the Vietnam -
Japan Friendship Association of the province (Head of the Organizing Committee)
- Mr. Nguyen Van Quyet emphasized that the painting contest is a practical
activity to propagate and educate the Children’s Union’s members, students of
Dong Nai province about the friendship and good sentiment of the two nations
and people of Vietnam and Japan; thereby encouraging them to have a connection,
foster a sense of solidarity and friendship between the people of Vietnam and
Japan in general and the young generations of the two countries in particular.
The winners will be awarded at the 2nd Congress of the Vietnam -
Japan Friendship Association of Dong Nai province, term 2021 - 2026.
of the art works of the contestants.