Chinese New Year Arts Competition for Schools
The Year of the Rat 2020, Deadline 17th January 2020
1st Prize Winners and Overall Winners receive prizes on a stage.
Participating schools receive prizes and can request 10 tickets FREE, for Chinese New Year Show held on 27th January 2020.
To promote activities related to China, schools across Yorkshire & Humber, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and beyond are invited to submit pupils’ art work for a competition to celebrate Chinese New Year!
Run by School: The school organises a competition for pupils to create an A4-sized picture of the Chinese Zodiac of the Year - 2020 is the Year of the Rat.
Judged by School: The school then judges the competition to choose 1st, 2nd and 3rd winners per category and submits the artwork to our our office located at: 2-4 Palmerston Road, Sheffield S10 2TE.
Overall Winners across the same category are judged by the Confucius Institute.
Key Stage 1: Y1-Y2
Key Stage 2: Lower: Y3-Y4
Key Stage 2: Upper: Y5-Y6
Key Stage 3: Y7- Y9
Key Stage 4: Y10-Y11
Artwork display and Prize-giving ceremony will be held during：
Sheffield Chinese New Year Celebration at Sheffield City Hall, Monday 27th January 2020
Venue: Sheffield City Hall, Barker's Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA
Rundown of the event:
4:00pm-6:45pm, Pre-Show at the Ballroom (FREE admission)
4:00pm-5:30pm, Registration and Display; Stalls, Cultural Activities and Food Sale;
5:30pm, Line up and watch live entertainment;
5:45-6:05pm, Prize-giving Ceremony;
7:00pm-8:45pm, Main Show at Irwin Mitchell Oval Hall (Ticketed)*
* 10 FREE tickets for school teachers, pupils and parents can be requested by a participating school based on first come first serve.
- 1st Winners and Overall Winners will get onto the stage and receive prizes.
- 2nd and 3rd winners can get prizes from the Registration Desk.
- Participating school will get a prize at the Registration Desk.
- Towards the end of Artwork display, you can take your artwork away (all will have already been scanned and archived).
All artwork submitted must be originals (with pupils’ names, year groups and schools indicated on the reverse) and will be returned after the competition.
Deadline for school to enter: Friday 17th January 2020
Click to download a flyer and an Entry Slip.
Entries were received from 38 schools, with estimation of ~2000 pupils had taken part in, e.g.
Anns Grove, 61 pupils,
Dobcroft Infant, 180 pupils
Killamarsh Infant, 53 pupils,
Nether Green Infant, 47 pupils,
Nether Green Junior, 105 pupils,
Star Mandarin School, 150 pupils,
Stradbroke Primary, 27 pupils,
Tinsley Meadows Primary, 360 pupils
Town Field Primary, Doncaster, 44 pupils
Walkley Primary. 248 pupils
Westways Primary, 180 pupils
On the 6th Feb 2019, Prize Giving Ceremony was held and the overall winners across the 38 schools were announced.
KS1_ Isla Allard from Meersbrook Bank Primary School
KS2 Lower _ Siddharth Satyawadi from Birkdale Prep School
KS2 Upper _ Sarah Dahmani from Nether Edge Primary School
KS3_ Simon Peng from Birkdale Senior School
No KS4 and KS5 overall winners, because there were less than 5 entries at each category.
226 entries from 40 schools across Yorkshire & Humber and Derbyshire were received and displayed at Sheffield City Hall as part of Chinese New Year show.
86 1st-prize winners at each participating schools, plus 6 Overall Winners at each Category, received their prizes from the Lord Mayor of Sheffield.
2015- Sheep / Goat
160 entries from 35 schools across Yorkshire & Humber and Derbyshire were received. All entries were displayed at Sheffield City Hall as part of Chinese New Year Show.
There were 52 1st-Prize winners, plus 2nd and 3rd prize winners at each participating school. 1st-prize winners, including 4 Overall Winners, received their prizes from the Lord Mayor of Sheffield.
120 entries from schools in Yorkshire & Humber and Derbyshire were received. After careful judging, 36 winners and 56 runner-ups were selected. The Painting Exhibition and the Prize-giving Ceremony took place at Sheffield City Hall as part of Chinese New Year Show.
For more information, contact:
Tel: 0114 2228447 Email : firstname.lastname@example.org