Children's Painting Competition
"I saw disaster with my eyes"
The Prizes of the Children's International Art Contest
(age group: 6-18 years)
Theme: "I Saw Disaster with My Eyes". Pictures illustrated natural and man-made disasters: floods, droughts, hail storms, tornadoes, fires, environmental accidents, war conflicts, rescue operations, self help and solidarity, etc. A motto or brief message, printed on a separate piece of paper in English, accompanied each picture. Aim: Encourage the talent and way of thinking of children and teenagers towards survival, friendship and solidarity in times of disaster and in everyday life. Organisers: the State Agency for Civil Protection, Sofia and the National Children's Palace - Sofia, Bulgaria. The 12 winning pictures (click to enlarge):