|Dream Car Art Contest: The winners of the contest will be invited to visit Japan in August. — Photo Courtesy of Toyota Motor Vietnam|
Hà Nội — Toyota Motor Việt Nam (TMV) and the Ministry of Education and Training’s Department of Primary Education held the first national awards ceremony for excellent primary school children participating in the Dream Car Art Contest in Hà Nội on Saturday.
During the 2015-16 school year, organisers selected 124 outstanding artworks from nearly 600,000 paintings submitted by primary students nationwide. Awards include 10 first, 10 second, 34 third, and 70 consolation prizes, worth VNĐ218 million (US$9,700) in total.
Organisers will now select nine of the 124 best artworks to compete in an international contest in Japan. The nine top prizewinners will be invited to visit Japan in August.
More than 2.3 milllion artworks had been sent to organisers by Vietnamese primary children since Toyota’s Dream Car Contest launched five years ago. — VNS