The competition and exhibition of artwork by Croatian pupils from around the world will be staged in Germany and Croatia, with the collaboration of Hrvatski Glas Berlin (Voice of Croatia Berlin) and Zadarski Otoci Elementary School in Zadar. The organisers are Ankica and Ante Karačić (58640 Iserlohn Storm str. 3, Germany /

Topic: I Paint The Song, from Slavonian bećarac to Dalmatian klapa.
Art technique: combined technique (mix media) collage, paint, Indian ink, marker / Format: DIN A 3
Participation applications: the children of Croatians in the emigrant communities and children from Croatia in the age group from the 1st to 8th grade of elementary school are eligible to participate.
Works should be submitted to the following address: Ankica Karačić, 58640 Iserlohn Stormstr. 3 Deutschland/Germany. The deadline for submissions is March 15th 2014.
Please note: Every participant must print the following on the back of the work: name & surname, address, the city and country of residence, school grade they are attending, the name of a Croatian association, school or Catholic mission in which they are active, the name of the teacher under whose mentorship the work was created.
The verses and melody can be selected independently from any part of the Croatian homeland. The selected song is to be illustrated, and parts of or the entire text of the song is to be incorporated into the painting such that it forms an integral whole. The printed text of the song (lyrics) and a short biography with a photo of the child must be submitted along with the work of art.
The announcement of the best works will be staged at the Municipal Gallery in Iserlohn by the end of March 2014. The exhibition in Croatia will be staged at Zadarski Otoci Elementary School in Zadar on April 22nd 2014. Three works by pupils will receive awards per the categories 1st to 4th grade and 5th to 8th grade.

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