HCM City’s pupil wins Javan rhino painting contest

Published: 07/06/2011 05:00



Wildlife At Risk (WAR) in collaboration with the Khan Quang Do (Red Scarf) children magazine have handed out awards to the 17 best paintings submitted for a contest titled Treasures of the Forest.

The first-prize winner and her painting.

The first prize worth VND3 million (US$145) went to Le Tran Truc Linh, a student at Dong Khoi Junior High School in HCM city for her painting titled “People Are Friends of the Javan Rhino.”

The two first runners-up and four second runners-up got VND1 million and VND500,000 each, respectively.

The painting that won the top prize was inspired by the death of a rhino in Cat Tien National Park last year.

More than 50 paintings selected as the best of all submissions are being displayed at the Cultural Product and Services Festival 2011, co-organized by Saigon Cultural Products Corporation and Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper at Phu Tho Exhibition Centre from May 1-6.

The contest, which was launched in March, received more than 1,000 paintings from children aged between 11-15 years nationwide.

The best 17 paintings:

The first-prize winning painting.


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