In London, the winners of the children's drawing competition for the 15th anniversary of the Collective Security Treaty Organization were awarded
The representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in London hosted the awarding ceremony for the winners of the thematic children's drawing competition “Children paint the world”, dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO). The competition was initiated by the embassies of Russia and Tajikistan in the UK.
"We decided that the children will help us to designate that world peace is very important," said Ksenia Verkholantseva, second secretary of the Russian Embassy in the UK.
Children of diplomats and CSTO member countries, as well as Armenian, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik and Russian diasporas were invited to participate in the competition. Received more than 50 works of children aged 4 to 14 years, who were assessed by a commission from the teachers of the fine arts school at the Russian embassy, and also by a children's jury consisting of 11th grade students.
“Childhood is the most important period in the life of every person. A happy childhood defines a happy future, ”said the third secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in the UK, Behruz Emomov.
The competition sent drawings in various genres and made in various techniques. “What the world is in the eyes of a child is what surrounds it, what it loves, those who love it, what it thinks, dreams about, what it is keen on,” says Olga Elkina, a teacher of fine arts at the school at the Russian Embassy .
The winners were awarded with certificates and valuable gifts.