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[Important Update] 🏡🖌"Build My Ideal Solar Energy Community" Young Energy Artist | SEE Eco Painting Contest🎨🌞


Due to the change in the timing of the term-end activities to July 2024, we are extending the deadline for submitting artwork to the contest until 23:59 on July 31, 2024. Details regarding the awards will be announced at a later date.


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🏡🖌《SEE Eco Painting Contest - "Build My Ideal Solar Energy Community"》🎨🌞

Regenerating.Energy.Envisioning.Propelling.Practising


"SEE Community" aims at inspiring households to explore the future of community energy inclusive of envisioning and discussing how to develop solar energy and other renewable alternative energy.


Contest THEME

Our contest theme would like to focus on "Build My Ideal Solar Energy Community". During painting, we expect kids and parents to:

📍Acquire more knowledge about solar energy🌞

📍Discover current practices of solar energy in different communities of Hong Kong and the world💡

📍Envision and plan how to apply solar energy at home or in your community🏡🌞


Contest RULES

📌The contest starts from 30 June 2023 to 30 April 2024. The deadline for submission is at 23:59 on 30 July 2024

📌After contestants complete your solar energy community painting, you MUST submit your personal information, a picture of your artwork and a picture of you and it via the provided Google form below. Also, you MUST keep your physical artwork for the award exhibition.

📌Artwork MUST be original and plagiarism is strictly prohibited. The violator will be disqualified.

📌Open to Hong Kong residents ONLY


Contest SPECIFICATIONS & COMETITION GROUPS

According to your competition group and community (or any community you are familiar with), contestants can choose and download a colouring/painting material from the pictures in the post (or click here); and create your masterpiece with it.

📌Your artwork MUST include two elements:

🔹Solar technology🌞 (e.g. solar panel);

🔹The community you live or are familiar with🏡 (e.g. 📐buidings/estates, 📐transport or📐public areas)


📌Artwork Format:

✅All drawing tools are allowed

✅A few of collage elements

✅Physical artwork

✅Digital drawing (required to submit a screen recording of the whole process)


📌Competition Groups:

1️⃣ Toddler and social inclusion (TSI) group: 5 years old or below or those who study in special school/have special educational needs (SENs);

2️⃣ Children group: 6-12 years old;

3️⃣ Public group: 13 years old or above


📌Introduction to the idea of the artwork:

🔹The family of the TSI group MUST submit a 30-50 word brief description of parents' expectations/concepts regarding what "solar energy community" or inclusive society their kids would grow up in (e.g. opening school as a solar energy base, advocacy of social inclusion etc.).

🔹Contestants of children group MUST submit a 1-2 minute video recording description regarding the ideation of your artwork with the theme "Build My Ideal Solar Energy Community". You may just express your creativity or refer to the questions below for your description.

🔹Contestants of public group MUST submit a 100-150 word description to answer 3-4 questions below for how the ideation of your artwork could show the theme "Build My Ideal Solar Energy Community".


A. Where do you expect the installation of solar panels in your community? Why?

B. What solar facilities do you expect your community or home to have? Why?

C. Who should be responsible for the maintenance of the solar panels or solar facilities in your ideal solar energy community?

D. What do you think about how your community could promote more concepts regarding green cities?

E. What do you think about how solar energy could promote an inclusive society? (Elder-younger, SEN students, people with physical disabilities, etc.)

F. Other important thoughts or plans?


Contrst SUBMISSION

📌Please remember to retain your physical artwork

📌Online submission link: https://forms.gle/tSs9YZHaJeexqoYB6 

📌Please prepare:

1️⃣ Artwork: HD and bright scanned file in form of PDF, PNG or JPG within 25MB (Photocopier scanner or scanning mobile app can be used)

2️⃣ Process or picture of your creativity

🔹One picture of the contestant (with family) and your artwork

🔹(If applicable) digital drawing is required to submit a screen recording of the whole process (upload to your Youtube/Google Drive/Onedrive)

3️⃣ Ideation of your artwork:

🔹Family of the TSI group: 30-50 word brief description

🔹Contestants of children group: a 1-2 minute video recording description

🔹Contestants of public group: a 100-150 word description

4️⃣ (If applicable) the TSI group and children group need to upload your student ID or student handbook as proof


Contest JUDGING CRITERIA , PRIZES , AWARDS & ANNOUNCEMENT

Judging Criteria:

🔹Theme expression (solar energy community): 30%

🔹Attraction and beauty of design: 30%

🔹Creativity: 30%

🔹Appropriateness and realistic implemental plan: 10%


After Finalist Selection: Initial screening will proceed after the deadline on 30 April 2024; the artwork of contestants in finalist will be uploaded to our page "SEE Smart Energy Community" for a 3-week vote.

#VoteFormatMayBeChanged After the vote, the artwork with the most amount of LIKE (and community vote) will be rewarded with "Most Popular Award"; besides, "SEE Smart Energy Community" will select a "Distinction Award" after the event.


Contest result: rewarded in HKBU in the "Closing Carnival cum Young Energy Scientist Graduation and Awards Ceremony" on 16 December 2023; the artworks of the contestants in finalist may be exhibited or published later.


Certificates, Awards and Prizes:

The first eight coming of the public group will be both rewarded with a certificate; for encouragement in participating and envisioning low-carbon, smart community, and development of renewable energy, the first twenty coming of the TSI group will be both rewarded with a certificate.

📌Most Popular Awards: (3 in total)

🔹TSI group and children group: HKD$150 cash voucher + Solar Toy

🔹Public group: HKD$150 cash voucher + Solar LED camping lamp

📌1st Place: (3 in total)

🔹TSI group & Children group: HKD$250 cash voucher + Solar rechargeable household foldable LED eye-protective desk lamp + Solar Toy

🔹Public group: HKD$500 cash voucher + Solar rechargeable household foldable LED eye-protective desk lamp + Solar LED camping lamp

📌2nd Place: (3 in total)

🔹TSI group & Children group: HKD$100 cash voucher + Solar rechargeable household foldable LED eye-protective desk lamp

🔹Public group: HKD$300 cash voucher + Solar LED camping lamp

📌3rd Place: (3 in total)

🔹TSI group & Children group: HKD$50 cash voucher + Solar rechargeable household foldable LED eye-protective desk lamp

🔹Public group: HKD$100 cash voucher + Solar LED camping lamp

📌Merit Award: (15 in total; 5@group)

🔹TSI group & Children group & Public group: HKD$20 cash voucher

📌The Best Design of Solar Energy Community Award: (5 in total, 1@community: Fairview Park | Sheung Shui | Sai Kung | Tseung Kwan O | Ap Lei Chau)

🔹HKD$200 cash voucher


Contest NOTICE

📌Every contestant can ONLY submit your artwork once.

📌Only then can the contestants COMPLETE the contest if you choose one of the colouring papers of solar energy community for your artwork and provide the mentioned information (or if you join "Solar Art Jamming" of Smart Mate cum "Young Energy Scientists Star Certificate" Summer Camp on 15 July 2023 and provide the mentioned information)

📌Once the contestants submit your artwork, you agree with the terms and conditions of this contest.

📌Once the contestants join the contest, you agree that the Asian Energy Studies Centre owns the perpetual right to use your artwork and the pictures/videos you provide including but not limited to, modifying the content, publishing, distributing, exhibiting, and promoting in any form, etc.; and without obtaining the consent of the contestants or paying for that in advance.

📌The contestants' personal information will be only used for identity confirmation, reward and contact. Please ensure the accuracy of the information so that we can notify you of receiving the award and other arrangements.

📌The contestants MUST ensure your artwork is original and without violating others' rights (including copyright and privacy). The contestants will be disqualified and the awardees need to return all the prizes if your artwork violates these regulations. The contestants will be responsible for any legal issues arising from your artwork.

📌During the vote, if the organiser finds any injustice or dishonesty (such as buying votes, bribery), we will disqualify the contestants and without any explanations and proof.

📌Awardees will be notified of the awards ceremony in May 2024 and MUST be present and show the awarding message in HKBU in the "Closing Carnival cum Young Energy Scientist Graduation and Awards Ceremony"

📌Please contact and enquire the organiser for the authorization to others

📌The pictures of the prizes are only for reference; the organiser may not guarantee the exchange.

📌Some awards may be absent if the judge thinks the artworks in the contest have not met the criteria.

📌In case of any disputes, "SEE Smart Energy Community" reserves the right to make the final decision regarding this event.

📌If you have any enquiries, please email to see.drawing2023@gmail.com

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