Lions Club International would be organizing a peace-poster drawing contest on the theme “Vision of peace” on October 2 at Lions Club of Dimapur. Interested schools or youth groups in Dimapur district have been requested to submit the names of three participants within the age group of 11 to 13 years as on November 15 to chairmen, Peace-Poster Contest, Lion Purnima Hojai and Lion Ajay Sethi.
The motto of the contest is to foster the spirit of harmony amongst the youths in particular, thereby giving a message of peace to all the sections of the society. The contest would be on four-levels viz, local Lions club, district, multiple and international level.
International grand prize winner would receive a trip to the award ceremony at Lions Day with the United Nations (subject to change). At the ceremony, the winner will receive US $5,000 (or local equivalent) and an award. Two family members (one being the winner’s parent or legal guardian) and the sponsoring Lions Club President or a club member (as designated by club president) will accompany the winner to the award ceremony.
Twenty three multiple-district merit award winners each would receive US $ 500 (or local equivalent) and a certificate of achievement. The criteria for the award are originality, artistic merit and expression of the theme.
Locally, there will be cash awards of `2,500, `2000, `1,500, `1,000, `500 for the first 5 winners respectively besides the certificates. The project is jointly organised by Lions Club of Dimapur and Lions Club of Blue Vanda.
For details, interested School authorities may contact Project Chairmen Lion Ajay Sethi, NIIIT Dimapur Centre at 229145/ 9612171341 or Lion Purnima Hojai at 9612153272.