31.03.2017 The exhibition of the works of the finalists of the International Children's Creativity Festival "Mitsubishi Asian Children's Enikki Festa"
On 31st March, 2017 at 11.00 Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan together with the Kazakhstan National Federation of UNESCO Clubs open an exhibition of the works of the finalists of the International Children's Creativity Festival "Mitsubishi Asian Children's Enikki Festa" in the framework of celebrating the 25th anniversary of the National Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan for UNESCO and ISESCO and the 70th anniversary of the creation of Club movement of UNESCO.
The project organized by the Japan National Federation of UNESCO Associations in conjunction with the Asia-Pacific Federation of UNESCO Clubs and Associations, with the support of the Public Relations Committee of Mitsubishi Corporation which has been implemented since 1990, promoting UNESCO's programs in the field of culture and education, and the preservation of intercultural understanding through children's creativity.
Since 2008, the Republic of Kazakhstan is a member state of the project "Mitsubishi Asian Children's Enikki Festa". In Kazakhstan, the competition is held by the National Federation of UNESCO Clubs with the support of the National Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan for UNESCO and ISESCO and the UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty.
About 700,000 children from 24 countries of the Asia-Pacific region submitted to the contest fascinating essays on the 5 happiest days of their lives during the years of this Festival.
In order to promote intercultural dialogue through familiarity of guests and residents of the southern capital with the life of peoples and the culture of Asian countries, on the eve of the launch of the new cycle of the project "Mitsubishi Asian Children's Enikki Festa 2017-2018". The paintings of the winners of 2015-2016 years will be displayed at the Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan from such countries as Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei-Darussalam, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand, Chinese Taipei, Timor-Leste, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Japan. The work of eight Kazakhstani finalists of contest will be presented.
The exhibition of children's works will last up to 14th April 2017.