Art competition for Human Rights Day

An art competition is being organized with the objective to promote and highlight the importance of International Human Rights Day.

The competition is organized by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, in cooperation with the European Parliament Office in Cyprus, the Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus, the Embassy of the United States of America, and the Embassy of Norway.

The theme of this year’s competition is human rights as expressed through art.

Entries can be submitted in two categories:

(a) Photography/poster
(b) Painting / drawing

In each category the competition is divided into two age groups:

(a) 12-18 years old
(b) 18+

All entries will be evaluated by a committee.

The two best entries in each category and age group will receive prizes, including tablets and smartphones.

All submitted artwork will be exhibited at an awards ceremony on Thursday December 3.

For more details and the application form in English, Greek, and Turkish please visit the Embassy of the Netherlands’ Facebook page:

The deadline for submitting entries is Wednesday, November 25, 2015.


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Was born and raised in London and first came to North Cyprus as a child where he lived for two and a half years. The Island left a long lasting impression on him, for after travelling the world and experiencing many different cultures and ways of life, Cyprus was always there. Sal, as his friends call him, has always had a passion for Art & Design and studied the subject for over ten years and resulted in him specializing in the design and production of contemporary furniture. He has worked in this field for twenty years now. After not having visited the Island for fifteen years he followed his heart back to North Cyprus, where he’s lived for the last four years. Now Sal works on a creative basis for NC Magazine.