Luna Arts Announces Third Annual
Drawing Contest for Latino Children
COLORES 2012: Fantastical Dream Creatures
What is your favorite fantastical creature? A dragon? A monster?
A fairy? Or something out of your own imagination like a snake
with a lion's head or a dolphin that can fly? Send us a drawing
of your fantastical creature and you could win one hundred
are a SC Latino child under 12 years old, you are invited
to participate in the Colores Contest 2012. You can submit
a drawing, sketch or painting which depicts your favorite
fantastical known creature or something completely out of
your imagination! Send us your drawing and you could win $100
"There is nothing like the imagination of a child; those
wild, inventive, amazing ideas that run through a child's
mind when they are reading a book, playing by themselves or
pretending to be the hero who defeats the dragon" Said
Ivan Segura, Executive Director of Palmetto & Luna "We
want to inspire all of our Latino children to use their creativity
along with those wild ideas to draw their favorite fantastical
creature. It is part of our effort to continue promoting artistic
creation in our Latino children."
COLORES is organized by Palmetto & Luna a non-profit organization
with the mission to foster an understanding of the Hispanic
culture by promoting artistic creation and generating spaces
of cultural expression for the community in the state.
There will be prizes for the top three drawings in two categories:
ages 3-7 and 8-12. Send your drawing to Palmetto and Luna,
Colores Contest, 9 Cedar Top Lane, Columbia SC 29212. Deadline
for submissions is April 15, 2012. Colores Contest is organized
by Palmetto & Luna in collaboration with L.E.E.R. Family
COLORES 2012 Contest' Criteria
the winners from COLORES Contest 2011
the winners from COLORES Contest 2010
Contest's winners will be announced and awarded at DIA (Diversity
in Action): A celebration of children, culture and books.
April 28th from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Cayce/West Columbia
Library (1500 Augusta Road West Columbia, SC 29169).
(Diversity in Action)
A free, fun-filled festival
celebrating children and culture
30th from 1-3 at the Cayce-West Columbia Library.
1500 Augusta Road, West Columbia, SC 29169, (803) 794-6791.
more information on the event contact:
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.leerfamilyoutreach.org
by Columbia College Division of Languages and Literatures
in collaboration with the Cayce-West Columbia Library, L.E.E.R.
Family Outreach, Palmetto & Luna, and Maria Palito USA.