The Canis Majoris Foundation announces the sixth edition of the Siboney Narrative and Painting Award in collaboration with the Directorate General of Family and Children of the Community of Madrid and with the participation of the artist Paloma Johansson and Friends of the Dragon Reader. The event aims to promote interest in reading and painting among schoolchildren aged between 6 and 17 years.
New to this year’s contest, we have established the following categories:
First Category: Drawing
Second category: Narrative
The topic to be developed will be “With my dog I learned that loyalty exists”
The stories must be original and unpublished, written in Castilian and with a maximum length two A4 pages and a minimum of half a page. The paintings must conform to a specific worksheet that the coordinator Paloma Johansson will issue to the participants.
PRESENTATION OF ENTRIES
The Foundation will hold a ceremony for participants to develop their narrative and art in each of the collaborating centers on 12 and 19 April. The organizing team will collect the works for the jury to evaluate.
The Canis Majoris Foundation will award the following prizes:
1st Category: Narrative
Prize for best presentation
Prize for the best literary style
Prize for the most imaginative story
2nd Category: Drawing
Prize for most original drawing
Prize for the most creative drawing
Prize for best drawing technique