Chinese New Year Arts Competition for Schools

中国新年生肖绘画比赛

Schools across Yorkshire & Humber, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and beyond are invited every year to submit pupils’ art work for a competition to celebrate Chinese New Year!

1st winners at each school will be presented with prizes by the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, part of Sheffield Chinese New Year Show, held every year at Sheffield City Hall.

The Year of Dog 2018 

Now OpenIt is school who organises pupils to create an A4-sized picture of the Chinese zodiac, Dog, that is inspired by Chinese New Year. The school makes a judgement on 1st, 2nd and 3rd winners per category and submits these winners' artwork.

Catergories:

  • 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
  • Six-Form: Y12-Y13

Overall winners across the same category are judged by the Confucius Institute. Artwork submitted are displayed and Prize Giving Ceremony is held at Sheffield City Hall, as part of Chinese New Year Show on 20th February 2018.
The Lord Mayor of Sheffield presents prizes to the 1st winners and overall winners ONLY.
          4:00pm Ballroom doors open
          4:30pm Pre-Show (free admissions), including the Arts Competition Display and Prize-giving Ceremony
          5:30pm Stalls, cultural activities and Chinese food sale
          7:00pm Main Show at the Irwin Mitchell Oval Hall (ticketed*)
         * 10 free Chinese New Year Show tickets to participating schools on first come first serve basis.

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 to submit the artwork: 6th February 2018.

Address to send entries: Confucius Institute at the University of Sheffield, 5 Shearwood Road, Sheffield, S10 2TD


2017- Rooster Painting


Childrens painting Rooster painting Rooster painting
Rooster painting Rooster painting Rooster painting

Click to see all KS1 entries.

Click to see all KS2L entries.

Click to see all KS2U entries.

Click to see all KS3 entries.

Click to see all KS4 entries.

Click to see all Sixth Form entries.


2016- Monkey painting

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. 

Overall Winners:

Overall winner_KS1 Overall winner_KS2L

Overall winner_KS2U

Overall winner_KS3

Overall winner_KS4

Click to see entries at Key Stage 1.

Click to see entries at Key Stage 2 Lower.

Click to see entries at Key Stage 2 Upper.

Click to see entries at Key Stage 3.

Click to see entries at Key Stage 4.

Click to see entries at Six Form.

Overall Winners 2016.


2015- Sheep painting

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.

KS1_Hallam_Pri_Beth_Surfleet

KS4_Maple Medical PRU_Tiffany_Warr

KS2_Nether Green J_Lola Pinnock

KS3_Birkdale_Jake_Chan

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2015_Prize_Ceremony

Click to see entries at Key Stage 1.

Click to see entries at Key Stage 2.

Click to see entries at Key Stage 3.

Click to see entries at Key Stage 4.


2014- Horse(s) painting

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.

exhibition exhibition KS1
KS2 KS3 KS4

Click to see Winners and some Runner-ups at Key Stage 1 entries

Click to see Winners and some Runner-ups at Key Stage 2 entries

Click to see Winners and some Runner-ups at Key Stage 3 entries

Click to see Winners and some Runner-ups at Key Stage 4 entries


2013- Snake(s) painting

Infant group winnerJunior group winnerSenior group winner


Click to see 1st Prize images of Infant entries from all participting schools

Click to see 1st Prize images of Junior entries from all participating schools

Click to see 1st Prize images of Senior entries from all participating schools

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2012- Dragon(s) painting

W_Infant_Jessica_Li_StarSchool     W_Junior_Meliza_Gramy_BeckP    W_Senior_Rhona_Hunter_LadyL


Click to see 1st Prize images of Infant entries

Click to see 1st Prize images of Junior entries

Click to see 1st Prize images of Senior entries

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2010- Tiger painting

Display at CNY Dinner, Sheffield United Football Club


Infant - Orla Conneely (Hasland Infant School)

Junior - Keren Wang (Star Mandarin School)

Senior - Nicole Briggs (Queensbury School)


Click to see top images of Infant entries

Click to see top images of Junior entries

Click to see top images of Senior entries

Please click to see photographs displayed at SUFC

For more information, contact:

email : confucius@sheffield.ac.uk