Event Duration: March – May
To honor all mothers and express gratitude for the hardships they bear in bringing up a child, and to encourage, bond and enhance the communications between the parents and children, Sing Tao Daily presents The Annual Mother's Day Drawing Contest to celebrate this special day every year. The event is being promoted in 3 phrases through our major publications including Sing Tao Daily and Sing Tao Weekly in the Eastern region.
Each year a theme expressing the love between mother and her children is selected. Children show their creativities and loves to their mothers with any painting medium like pencil, paint, crayon, water color, oil, canvas & such on paper or canvas in the size of 11" x 14".
There are 3 age group divisions:
- Kiddo (4 – 7 years old)
- Junior (8 – 11 years old)
- Teen (12 – 18 years old)
Judging panel including renowned artists is formed and to conclude the Top 3 winners and 10 Excellence Awards for each division as well as The "Most Touching Award".
Cash Prize and exciting, heart-warming gifts are carefully selected as making the event a rewarding experience for both the child and the mother. Previous gifts include swimming lessons, ginsengs, gift certificates from computer store and more.
The last event generated contestants from New York City, New York Upstate, Vermont, Virginia, Chicago, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Boston, and even Colorado.
Selected paintings are to exhibit openly, which intends to encourage and giving confidence to children by showing their works in public.
Total of 40 awardees resulted from each division's Gold, Silver, Bronze winners and 10 Excellences, plus “The Most Touching” honor.
Award Ceremony is being held around Mother's Day. VIPs including politicians, community leaders, sponsors, winning children and their families are invited, with family friendly entertaining and rewarding programs which attract hundreds of people. Cultural performance of magic show and folk dance highlight all the attendants with laughter.