World Health Organization (WHO) Calling Young Advocates and Artists for the Mind Art Poster Competition
Deadline: October 17, 2016
World Health Day (WHD) is on April 7, 2017. The theme for WHD is Depression. As a run-up to WHD, the World Health Organization South-East Asia Regional Office and HRIDAY are organizing ‘MindArt’, a poster competition for youth in 11 countries of the WHO South-East Asia Region. Participants have to design a poster and develop a corresponding message focused on support strategies to prevent/overcome depression and promote positive mental health. This competition is open to young youth advocates and artists based in the 11 SEAR Countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste. Categories The ‘MindArt’ competition is being organized for youth health advocates and artists in two categories: Category A (ages 13-17 years) and Category B (ages 18-25 years).
Please use standard A3 size paper of any colour to develop the poster.
You are free to select either a portrait or landscape orientation for the poster.
You can use any colour medium – sketch pens, crayons, coloured pencils, poster or acrylic colours etc.
The poster should be of an original design and first-hand creation of the participant.
The poster should include a message which promotes support strategies to prevent/overcome depression and promote positive mental health.
The message should be no more than 10 words. It should only be in English language.
The poster must include the following information about the participant:
Name of the school/institute + Class/Grade
Age (in years)*
Category of poster: A (13-17 years) OR B (18-25 years)
Contact number (including country code/city code and phone number)
Message (up to 10 words, in English) *Please note, we may ask for your ID card to cross-check your age for the competition
Entries without this information or those with incomplete above will not be eligible for the competition.
Submission of posters:
Both hard and soft copies of the posters are acceptable. Please send your poster only through one mode, in order to minimize duplication.
In case you are submitting a soft copy, please email a high resolution scanned image in PDF format to email@example.com The subject of the email should be: MindArt Poster Competition.
winners will be acknowledged by the WHO regional office for South-East Asia and the respective country offices.
The winning poster will be published with due credit, in the World Heath Day advocacy materials.
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