The younger generation is the future and to bring out the creativity in them Colgate from the past 16 years has invited Children from all over the world to show their creative side to the world showing that what bright smile means to them.
The unique Global Art Contest is held under the umbrella of Colgate’s Oral Health Education Program “Bright Smiles, Bright Futures ®” which not only shows their creative side but also educate them about the oral health.
Participating contestants range from children between the ages of 6 to 9 years. This year, “My Bright Smile” Global Art Contest received an overwhelming response from children across Pakistan, with 115,595 entries from 2,219 schools.
On 23rd May, 2017 an exhibition displaying the shortlisted entries was held at the Alliance Française Art Gallery in Karachi. The judges for the contest were Ms. Nahid Raza, renowned artist and President’s Pride of Performance award winner; Ms. Riffat Alvi, Director VM Art Gallery; Mr. Munawar Ali Syed, Visual Artist & Teacher at Indus Valley Institute of Art & Architecture and Visual Studies Department, University of Karachi; Ms. Nurayah Shaikh Nabi, Arts & Crafts Professional; and Ms. Rumana Hussain, Illustrator and Author.
The 100 best entries will be receiving prizes from Colgate while the top 12 entries selected by the judges will have their entries sent to the Global headquarters of Colgate. The following entries were selected by the judges:
- Syeda Kissa Fatima,The Smart School, Cantt. Way Campus,Karachi
- M. Shameer, Stanmore Public School,Karachi
- Samama,Delsol -The School, Karachi
- Ansa, Bahria Model School & College, Karachi
- Zainab Kashif, Generation’s School, Karachi
- Khadija Khan, Generation’s School,Karachi
- Batool,MSB Educational Institute,Karachi
- Hafsa Akram, Lahore Grammar School, Lahore
- Nimra Iftikhar, Silk School Of Tomorrow, Lahore
- Eman Aqeel, The Educators – Jinnah Campus, Lahore
- M. Abdul Hadi, Sherri Public School, Faisalabad
- Nabiha Saif, Sherri Public School, Faisalabad
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By: Mishaal #TeamBizmaX