In order to learn more about Chinese culture and to participate in an art contest if interested, we are going to learn a bit about the Spring Festival of China. This festival is one of the most important traditional festivals in China. Before we can participate in the art contest, we need to know a bit about the festival and what the year of the Goat means as part of this festival and as part of Chinese cultural symbolism. Use these websites to learn more about it, and be prepared to share interesting facts about this festival.
Chinese New Year- History.com
Chinese New Year
After you complete your research, if you interested in participating in the art contest- here are the guidelines.
Artwork should be mounted to a piece of BLACK foam core board or poster board that measures 16” x 20” in size – No matter the size of the art, all artwork MUST be submitted on the SAME size board.
The image must relate to the theme of the contest which is, “The Goat Expresses Life 2015”. Each entry should represent a portrait of a goat that includes Chinese symbolism to be a mascot for the New Year.
Each Artwork should be submitted individually. There is no category for collaborative or group projects.
Each entrant should submit only one piece of art; attach one of the entry forms provided to each entry. Be sure it is completely filled out.
All entries must be submitted before January 23rd.