The Contest: Create a simple Christmas Card showing what an Estonian Christmas means to you or what you would like it to be (traditions, activities, foods etc.) Use any medium of your choice (drawing, painting, digital art etc.) on a paper size 5” x 7” to max 11” x 14”.
Deadline: All entries to be received at the EFC office no later than Monday, November 28, 2022.
If mailing, please send your art to:
Estonian Foundation of Canada
G2 – 3 Madison Avenue,
Toronto, Ontario M5R 2S2
Mailed entries must be postmarked no later than Thursday Nov. 24, 2022
If sending via email: Artwork may be sent as a high-quality pdf file (300 dpi) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please provide your name and contact info on a separate sheet and submit it with the artwork. Do not write your name on the Christmas card design so that our judges can judge fairly. One entry per person please.
Judging: A panel of judges will select one overall winner. The winner’s art will become EFC’s Christmas card for this year. Three runners up will also be highlighted as honourable mentions. Judges will look at originality and creativity in the different age groups.
Please enter in the following categories:
1. up to 7 years old
2. from 8 to 13 years old
3. from 14 to 18 years old
Judges will be provided with anonymous numbered entries only. The EFC office will keep track of entrants and their numbers, ensuring that this information remains confidential until the winners and runners up have been chosen.
Prize: Winners will be awarded cash prizes:
1. $150 for the overall winner*
2. Cash prizes for winners in each age category.
3. Smaller prizes for honourable mentions as determined by the judges, based on the number of entries.
* If the overall winner’s work is submitted by a teacher / instructor on behalf of the child, the teacher will also be provided with $100 to be used toward lessons or art supplies for their class.
All submitted artwork will become the property of EFC to be used on EFC materials, website and in other relevant media, with proper attribution at EFC’s discretion.