Experience-Japan organized a national level painting competition for school students in the month of July-August, 2015. This competition held for 2 categories. Theme for category I was “Spirit of Japan” and 7 years to 10 years old students participated in this category. Themes for category II was “Buddhism in Japan” and students of age 11 to 15 participated in this.
Following schools participated in this competition: G.D. Goenka Public School-Indirapuram, Delhi Public School East Ahmedabad, St. Thomas School-Indirapuram, DPS Greater Faridabad, Growell Girls School-Baraut (Uttar Pradesh), Delhi Public School –East of Kailash (Delhi), C.L. Gupta World School – Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Chitrakala Academy – Coimbatore, Art Nest – Coimbatore, Delhi Public School – Sushant Lok (Gurgaon), Sh. Venkateshwar International School – New Delhi, Bal Bharti Public School – Noida, Bhartiya Vidhya Bhawan’s Public School-Hyderabad, Delhi Public School – Panipat City, Presidium School – Indirapuram, Mount Litera Zee School – Baraut (Uttar Pradesh), Delhi Public School – Vasant Kunj (New Delhi), Litera Valley Zee School, Apeejay Svran Global School, Delhi Public School-Hyderabad, Gurukul Global School – Chandigarh, Blue Bells International School – Kailash (Delhi), G.D. Goenka International School – Surat (Gujrat), Wisdom World School – Kurukshetra, Khaitan Public School – Sahibabad, Amity International School-Vasundhra, Mount Litera Zee School – Patiala, Lilavati Bai Podar High School – Mumbai, The Gee Kay World School, Podar International School – Khandwa, Delhi Public School – Vasant Vihar (New Delhi), S.D. Adarsh Public School –Gurgaon, Shalom Presidency School –Gurgaon, NPS International School – Gowahati, St. Thomas School – Dwarka, G.D. Goenka International School – Sonepat (Haryana), Meenakshi World School – Gurgaon, Meenakshi Public School – Gurgaon, Ryan International School, Bright Scholar Sr. Sec. School – Sonepat (Haryana), R.N. Podar School – Mumbai, Delhi Public School – Gwalior, Mount Abu Public School – Rohini (Delhi), Delhi Public School – Chandigarh, Ramagya School – Noida, Delhi Public School – Bopal (Ahmedabad), Jindal Mount Litera Zee School – Raigad (Maharashtra), Suncity School – Gurgaon, Blue Bells Model School – Gurgaon, Ryan International School – Gurgaon, Delhi Public School – JAIPUR, Delhi Public School - Sonepat In total we received 1382 paintings. Our Jury team selected best 30 paintings from all those 1382 paintings and best 30 Painters are: Category 1 (Spirit of Japan)
S.N.Winner’s NamesSchool Name1Aachita KairaPresidium, Indirapuram2Aashaka. JajpuraDPS East, Ahmedabad3Ansh MehtaDPS Greater Faridabad4Anvita GoelAmity International School, Ghaziabad5Arpita DubeyAmity International School, Ghaziabad6AyuviAmity International School - Ghaziabad7Gia BistArwachin International School, Delhi8Hitika MathurAmity International School, Ghaziabad9Joyeeta BenerjeeGurukul Global School, Chandigarh10Krushang .D. MewadaDPS East, Ahmedabad11PoonjiArwachin International School, Delhi12Pratibha ChauhanS.D. Adarsh Public School, Gurgaon13Shyam Prasath .SChitrakala Academy, Coimbatore14Somya SrivastavaDPS East Of Kailash, New Delhi15Yashas KapurDPS East Of Kailash, New Delhi
Category 2 (Buddhism in Japan)
S.N.Winner’s NamesSchool Name1Aashi GargG.D. Goenka International School, Surat2Aditi AgarwalDPS Bharkrota, Jaipur3Aditi SinghMount Abu Public School - Rohini, Delhi4Anvi SinghAmity International School, Ghaziabad5Bhavna ChandramouliLilavatibai Podar High School, ISC, Mumbai6DeepaliMeenakshi Public School, Gurgaon7Ms. Anmol JhaRyan International School, Vasant Kunj, New delhi8PalakDPS Chandigarh9Prithvi KshirsagarLilavatibai Podar High School, ISC, Mumbai10Puru MehraKhaitan Public School, Sahibabad11Riya JainDPS Sonepat12Shreya BadhranWisdom World School, Kurukshetra13Siddharth GuptaDPS Jaipur14Suhani GuptaAmity International School, Ghaziabad15V. NiharikaChitrakala Academy, Coimbatore
All these top 30 paintings being exhibited by EJ at following venues: i. Delhi Public School Mathura Road (28 November 2015) ii. Multi Art Cultural Center - Kurukshetra (9 Dec 2015 - 15 Dec 2015) Also we organized PRIZE DISTRIBUTION CEREMONY on 22 December 2015, to give awards to all participants and winners and we announced the final result for the same in the presence of our honurable guests "Mr. KAORU MIYAMOTO (Director General - Japan Foundation), Mr. Mukul Mehta (Senior Manager - Nippon Steel India Pvt. Ltd.), Ms. YOKO TORI (Project Head- Japan Travel Bureau) and Ms. Chisato Murakami (Japanese Language Adviser - Japan Foundation). Final Result of the event is as following: Category 1 Anvita Goel (Amity International School - Ghaziabad) - WINNER Gia Bist (Arwachin International School - Delhi) - 1st Runner Up Krushang D. Mewada (Delhi Public School East - Ahmedabad) - 2nd Runner Up) Poonji (Arwachin International School - Delhi) - Consolation Joyeeta Benerjee (Gurukul Global School - Chandigarh) - Consolation Shyam Prasath S. (Chitrakala Academy - Coimbatore) - Consolation
Category 2 Anvi Singh (Amity International School - Ghaziabad) - WINNER Aditi Singh (Mount Abu Public School - New Delhi) - 1st Runner Up Aditi Aggarwal (Delhi Public School - Jaipur) - 2nd Runner Up Shreya Bhadhran (Wisdom World School - Kurukshetra) - Consolation Siddharth Gupta (Delhi Public School - Jaipur) - Consolation Puru Mehra (Khaitan Public School - Sahibabad) - Consolation
Also we announced Sponsors' Award given by Kuuraku India Pvt. Ltd. Sponsor's Award Winners: Krushang D. Mewada (Delhi Public School East - Ahmedabad) Prithvi Kshirsagar (Lilavati bai Podar High School - Mumbai) We are grateful to Japan Foundation, Kuuraku India Pvt. Ltd., Multi Art Cultural Center and RAAH for their outstanding support for this event.
Also we are thankful to all the participants, teacher in-charges and all schools, for their outstanding contribution in this event.