Scholarships to be won in ‘Chonburi Sightseeing’ painting contest

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The organizers and local residents including their children pose for a group photo after the announcements were made.
The organizers and local residents including their children pose for a group photo after the announcements were made.

The Chonburi Toursit Attraction Association is inviting local youths to compete in its first painting contest to promote local sightseeing.

A seminar was held May 1 at the Hotel J Pattaya where Association President Wasan Temsiripong together with Mana Yaprakam, chairman of Independent Artists Group and Watcharapol Sansorn, deputy director of Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Pattaya office announced details of the contest which runs until Aug. 1.

The association wants to give Chonburi children an opportunity to show off their artistic talents and win a 10,000-baht scholarship. The theme of “Chonburi Sightseeing” will highlight local tourist attractions.

The contest is open to Thai children up to age 12. The young artists can submit up to two A3-size paintings to P.O. Box 147, Banglamung, Chonburi 20150 before Aug. 1.

For more information, email: [email protected]  or call 089-668-4460. Winners will be announced on Facebook with awards presented Nov. 30.