The Shanker Art Foundation successfully unveiled eighth all
India Children Art Exhibition ‘My Favourite Festival 2019’ from November 1-30, 2019
at the exclusive and known India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
The exhibition is an off-shoot of painting competition,
which was organized from July 1-31, 2019 and received participation from above 1700
students from nearing 260 schools and hobby centres spread across pan India.
The artworks were then methodically and comprehensively reviewed and judged by
a jury of 7 members comprising of acclaimed artists, art teachers and critics.
They, with their unbiased approach, selected the best young artists and
unanimously believe that every participant is a winner by participating in such
“Children must be thought how to think, not what to think”
the famous saying was reinforced and reiterated by Kishore Shanker, celebrated
artist and founder of Shanker Art Foundation. He stated, “The sole objective of
organizing the competition and exhibition is to provide children with the
platform to explore their creative talent and exhibit their concerns, thoughts
and stories, which otherwise remain constrained to their individual schools and
their notice boards”. He added, “The theme ‘Colours of National Symbol’
promotes the national integration as at this tender age building love for
nation and feeling of patriotism is very much needed”.
The winners of the competition from seven segregated groups
are tabled in the category of Gold Award, Silver Award, Bronze Award, Commended
Award and lastly Appreciation Award. These 254 winners will be felicitated with
mementos, medals or certificates depending upon the award they have won and
which will reach them through the post.
Venue : Lobbies 4A, 4B, 5A & 6A India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi