Mahatma Gandhi Library 1000 Light for peace
Miller Outdoor Theater, Monday, October 6, 2019
Mahatma Gandhi Library City – Wide Contests
A project to create a higher awareness of the inspiring life and work of Mahatma Gandhi to promote universal values of Truth, Non-Violence, Love & Service.
The contests are open to all children in Greater Houston. The winners of these contests will be recognized at: 1000 Lights For Peace, a celebration of Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday Sunday, October 6, 2019.
Mahatma Gandhi Library Contest Rules
The submitted work (Essay/Speech/Poster/Multimedia) should be original work created entirely by the participant and contain no copyrighted information. Once submitted it becomes property of the Mahatma Gandhi Library which may be used and reproduced as the organization deems. It may be offered for public display or publication at some time during or after the contest. The only information that will be released is child’s name, age, and hometown. For any questions, please contact Mahatma Gandhi Library event coordinator via email as given below.
Creative Writing / Essay Contest : In a maximum of 650 words (High School) or 400 words (Middle School and under) submit an essay, poem, or prose on the respective topic. Essays must be typed in a 12-point Arial font & double spaced with word count typed at the bottom. Entries must be submitted in electronic format to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight, Sunday, September 22, 2019. For information, e-mail email@example.com.
iTribute Contest : Submit a multimedia format presentation on respective topic with a maximum of 5 minutes in length. Entries must be submitted in electronic format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries may also be submitted on a CD / Flash Drive with all multimedia content embedded on disk/drive and mailed to the Library office along with a printed copy of Entry Form, postmarked by Sunday, September 22, 2019. For information, e-mail email@example.com
Speech Contest : In a maximum of 3 minutes deliver a speech on the respective topic. Speech will be judged on content, presentation and delivery by a panel of judges. Speech Contest will be held on September 28, 2019 with check-in at 8:30 am. First place winners in each age group will also present their speech at the annual “1000 Lights for Peace” celebration. For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Poster Contest : Express your self artistically on a poster by drawing, coloring, sketching, writing a poem or prose to describe the topic. All posters must be completed in the presence of a MGL representative & within 2 hours maximum. All supplies are provided. For information, to find the next venue for the contest, or to set up a contest venue for your organization or group, e-mail email@example.com.
Coloring Contest : For Children 5 years of age and under, express your self artistically on a coloring page, to be completed in the presence of a MGL representative in 2 hours. All supplies are provided. For information, or to find the next venue, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org