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Official launch of the “Sandino Inspiration of Childhood” Painting Contest

Promoting creativity and artistic expression in the children of the capital, the municipality, through the Directorate of Historical and Cultural Heritage, held the official launch of the “Sandino Inspiration of Art” painting contest from the Arnoldo Guillén House of Culture and Creativity. childhood".

During the inauguration, on the afternoon of this Thursday, May 9, the director of Historical and Cultural Heritage of the commune, colleague Pedro Castillo, announced the registration days, the parameters established by the qualifying jury and the big day of the awards. .

“We want to invite all children between the ages of 5 and 9 to register for this contest that will be held throughout the month of May. Children can register online and also in the different Houses of Culture and Creativity, taking into account the award ceremony on June 2, in greeting to Children's Week,” Castillo reported.

Within the parameters established by the qualifying jury is creativity and innovation, with the theme being the General of Free Men and Women, Augusto Nicolás Calderón Sandino, using A3 canvas size, colored pencils, watercolors, acrylic paint and chalk as materials. .

Lenin Morales, drawing and painting instructor at this House of Culture and Creativity, expressed the importance of children knowing the legacy left by General Sandino.

“Everything that means their life, struggle, through this contest they develop in drawing and painting as part of their training,” said Morales.

The contest is held within the framework of the birth of General Augusto C. Sandino, this coming May 24 at the Lolita Soriano Museum, where first place will receive a prize of 3,000 córdobas, second place 2,000 córdobas and third place 1,000 córdobas.

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