Hanoi250 works including paintings, handwritten letters and poems by children participating in “For a Vietnam to win” will be displayed at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum, from October 30.
The exhibition is part of a series of activities to summarize the contest “For a Vietnam to win”, which was held immediately after the award announcement ceremony on October 30 and lasted until November 5. Through the exhibition, the organizers want to honor the spirit of optimism, and at the same time call for the sympathy, listening and sharing of the whole society with cancer patients and disadvantaged children across Vietnam.
The exhibition is open to the public, displaying 200 paintings and 50 best literary works of children participating in the competition. Each picture, handwritten letter or poem carries a meaningful message, upholds the anti-epidemic spirit, and is a gift of encouragement for frontline medical staff. Behind the exams is also a story of optimism, strong will, overcoming fate despite facing adversity.
Taking place in 7 days, the exhibition “For a Vietnam to win” is expected to organize exchange activities between visitors and some contestants. To add faith and spiritual support to the children, visitors to the exhibition can buy and support the works on display. The works will be sold at the prices of 500,000 VND, 5 million VND and 10 million VND. All proceeds are sent to the Hope Foundation – newspaper VnExpress to support pediatric patients and disadvantaged children in difficult circumstances.
In addition to the exhibition in Hanoi, the Organizing Committee “For a Vietnam to win” plans to open an online exhibition, displaying 500 works of the contestants in the near future. Online visitors can also purchase the works on display through the show’s payment gateway.
Mr. Minh Nhan, representative of the organizing board of the contest shared: “Hidden inside the children’s bodies of illness, pain or difficult circumstances are sensitive, optimistic, dreaming souls. Their optimism and love of life have become a great inspiration to the community, especially the doctors on the front lines of the fight against the epidemic.”
After two months of launching, the contest “For a Vietnam to win” has received more than 2,300 works in two categories of painting and literary composition. Works from more than 1,000 children in 45 provinces and cities across the country. On October 30, the organizers will summarize and announce the prizes of the contest. In which, 2 special prizes worth 30 million VND each; 2 First prizes worth 20 million VND each; 4 Second prizes worth 10 million VND each; 6 Third prizes worth 5 million VND each and 10 consolation prizes worth 3 million VND each.
In addition, the organizers also awarded other awards such as 2 youngest contestants; 2 prizes for contestants with the most entries and 25 prizes for “impressive faces of the week”. The total value of the contest’s cash prize is more than 240 million VND, in addition to the in-kind rewards.
“For a Vietnam to win” is a painting and literary competition for children with cancer, fatal diseases, Agent Orange, disabled, disabled, autistic and orphans. The contest is co-organized by the Sun of Hope Program (formerly Mr. Sun), the Hope Foundation and Foreign Trade University, the youth news site iOne.net; VTV Digital and newspapers VnExpress media sponsorship. Details of the contest can be found here.