Experience-Japan organized a national level painting competition for school students in the month of July-August, 2014. This competition held for 2 categories. Theme for category I was “Seasons of Japan” and 7 years to 10 years old students participated in this category. Themes for category II was “Traditional Japan”.
Following schools participated in this competition:
DPS R.K. Puram, DPS Bhilai, DPS Hyderabad, DPS-Sushantlok, DPS Bulandshahr, DPS-Bokaro, DPS Gwalior, Amity International School-Vasundhra, Bal Bharti Public School – Pitam Pura, Bal Bharti Public School-Sec. 12-Dwarka, Bal Bharti Public School-Manesar, D.A.V. Public School-Karnal, Mount Litera Zee School-Allahabad, G.D. Goenka International School-Surat (Gujrat), G.D. Goenka International School-Indirapuram, The Millennium School-Karnal, The Millennium School-Nagpur, Delhi Public School-Sonepat, Mount Litera Zee School-Meerut, R.N. Podar School-Mumbai, Mount Litera Zee School-Moga (Punjab), Arwachin International School-New Delhi, Mount Litera Zee School-Manikonda (Hyderabad), Amity International School-Vasundhra, Wisdom World School-Kurukshetra, S.B. P. Vidya Mandir
In total we received 610 paintings.
Our Jury team selected best 30 paintings from all those 610 paintings and exhibited at ‘THE JAPAN FOUNDATION-NEW DELHI’ from 18 October 2014 – 1 November 2014.
Top 30 Painters are:
Category – 1
Jhalak Sawhney - DPS Sonepat
Swarnim Kiran - Amity International School-Vasundhra, Ghaziabad
V. Niharika - Chitrakala Academy -Coimbatore
Sumit Chugh - Bal Bharti Public School-Sec.12, Dwarka
Shubha - Bal Bharti Public School-Sec.12, Dwarka
Sugun - Bal Bharti Public School-Sec.12, Dwarka
Neha Solanki - DPS Bulandshahar
Harsh Raghav - DPS Bulandshahar
Krisha - R.N. Podar School (C.B.S.E.)-Mumbai
M.K. Haramba Gowri - Chithrakala Academy-Coimbatore
M.K. Sudarshan - Chithrakala Academy-Coimbatore
Sruthi S - Chithrakala Academy-Coimbatore
S.Lalith Mohan - Chithrakala Academy-Coimbatore
Prisha Jhaveri - G.D. Goenka International School-Surat
Tanisha Bhikhan - Arwachin International School
Category – 2
Arya D. Manchekar - R.N. Podar School (C.B.S.E.)-Mumbai
Twisha Sahay - R.N. Podar School (C.B.S.E.)-Mumbai
Ariana Gupta - R.N. Podar School (C.B.S.E.)-Mumbai
Vaibhav . B - DPS-Hyderabad
Parinita Sharma - Arwachin International School
Rishi Kaushik - Arwachin International School
Nancy Rustogi - Arwachin International School
Muskurahat Bajaj - Bal Bharti Public School-Pitampura, Delhi
Ishpriya Gupta - DPS R.K. Puram
Sanya Khatri - DPS Sonepat
Tanish Ranjan - DPS Bokaro
Aryan Bhardwaj - Wisdom World School-Kurukshetra
Bhawna Sharma - Wisdom World School-Kurukshetra
Isha Chandrakar - DPS-Bhilai
Simran - Wisdom World School-Kurukshetra
More than 130 people visited this exhibition and praised all paintings.
On 1st November 2014, we organized ‘Valedictory and Prize Distribution Ceremony’ at ‘Japan Foundation’ and invited all top 30 painters there.
This ceremony has been chaired by our special guests ‘Mr. Seijiro Hirohama (Managing Director – Hirohama India Pvt. Ltd.)’ and ‘Mr. Kojiro Honda (M.D.- Kuuraku India Pvt. Ltd.) as chief guests.
We announced the final result of the competition and all winners has been awarded by our honorable guests.
1st Position: Neha Solanki (DPS Bulandshahar)
2nd Position: Sumit Chugh (Bal Bharti Public School- Dwarka )
3rd Position : V. Niharika (Chitrakala Academy- Coimbatore)
Consolation: Jhalak Sawhney (DPS Sonepat)
Consolation: Swarnim Kiran (Amity International School-Ghaziabad)
1st Position: ARYA (R.N. PODAR School-Mumbai)
2nd Position: Muskurahat Bajaj (Bal Bharti Public School-Pitampura)
3rd Position : Parinita Sharma (Arwachin International School)
Consolation: Vaibhav (DPS Hyderabad)
Consolation: Ishpriya Gupta (DPS R.K. PURAM)
This event ended with a Japanese song ‘Shiawasenara’ sung by ‘Mr. Krandeep Singla’ and ‘Mr. Gabriel’ from ‘RAAH’.
This event was supported by ‘THE JAPAN FOUNDATION-NEW DELHI’, ‘RAAH’, ‘HIROHAMA INDIA PVT. LTD.’ And ‘KUURAKU INDIA PVT. LTD.’.
We are very thankful to our all supporters for making this event successful.