Luna announces winners for COLORES Children's Drawing Contest
was 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. COLORES
Children’s Drawing Contest 2011 received 285 entries
from Latino Children from 37 different cities across the state.
SC Latino children under 12 years old were invited to submit
a drawing, sketch or painting which depicted their favorite
story, whether it is a fairy tale, a princess story, a folk
tale, a famous story, a family anecdote or a bedtime story.
The contest offered prizes to the top three drawings in two
categories: under 8 years old, and 8-12 years.
The winners of COLORES Children’s
Drawing Contest 2011 are:
8 years category:
Nunez, 6 years, Hartsville, SC. Favorite Story:
"Lucha Libre: The Man on the Silver Mask" by Xavier
Silbertbi Tomas, 7 years,
Williamston, SC. Favorite Story: "It's OK to be different"
by Todd Parr
Alarcon, 6 years, Hardeeville,
SC. Favorite Story: "Chesnut" by C.W. McGeorge
8 to 12 years category:
Olguin Santos, 10 years, Georgetown, SC. Favorite
Story: "The Invisible Princess"
by Faith Ringgold
Garcia, 9 years, Georgetown, SC. Favorite Story:
"James and the Giant Peach"
by Roald Dahl
Guevara, 11 years, Newberry, SC. Favorite Story:
"Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears" by Verna