ICRF Bahrain announces ‘Faber Castell Spectra 2021’ art competition | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

ICRF Bahrain announces ‘Faber Castell Spectra 2021’ art competition

TDT | Manama

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The Indian Community Relief Fund is organising its annual art carnival ‘Faber Castell Spectra 2021’. ICRF is organising the event, virtually this year too, like last year, under the patronage of the Embassy of India to Bahrain The carnival, the largest art competition for students in the Kingdom of Bahrain, aims at encouraging and honouring artistic skills among the youth.

The competition will take place on Friday, 10th December 2021.

How to participate?

Preliminary rounds will be at schools. Participation will be only through Schools/Institutions.

In preparation, ICRF Spectra team coordinator Aneesh Sreedharan held a meeting recently with more than 30 coordinators from 15 schools.

The competition will be in four age groups - five to eight years, eight to eleven years, eleven to fourteen years and fourteen to eighteen years.

ICRF will provide all participants in Bahrain with drawing paper and materials. The top three winners in each category would receive individual trophies and certificates.

All participants will receive participation certificates.

The winning entries and other outstanding creations will figure in the Wall Calendars and desktop calendars for 2022. These calendars will be launched at a function held during the first week of January 2022.

These calendars will be available to all sponsors, corporates, banks, insurance companies, educational institutions, clubs, associations and businesses.

International version

After completing 12 years, the art carnival is also going International.

“We are also conducting an International Online Competition Spectra 2021,” ICRF said.

The competitions will be held separately and announce two sets of winners.

“We invite participants from schools across the globe to take part in Spectra 2021 International, win fabulous prizes and feature your creations in the most outstanding desktop and wall calendars which would decorate the thousands of office tables of various establishments in Bahrain for the year 2022,” ICRF said.

Family Welfare fund

Net proceeds from the competition go towards a Family Welfare Fund to support the families of deceased Indian labourers drawing wages below BD100 per month.

As per the scheme, the Family Welfare Fund will provide financial assistance of Rs1,00,000 (Rupees One Lakh) to the dependents of a deceased Indian.

For more information on Spectra 2021, contact Aneesh Sreedharan on 39401394 or Nithin on 39612819, email -icrfbahrain@gmail.com.