In order to expand peace education efforts in its member cities, Mayors for Peace has been holding an annual Children’s Art Competition “Peaceful Towns” for children living in all member cities. For the 2022 competition, as described in the January Issue, a total of 8,644 artworks were submitted to 86 member cities in 15 countries and 15 artworks won awards.
To celebrate the award winners, mayors and school officials held award ceremonies. Award winners were congratulated and handed certificates and commemorative gifts.
We hope that the Children’s Art Competition “Peaceful Towns” provide children with an opportunity to think about peace through creating artworks. This year, we plan to hold the Children’s Art Competition “Peaceful Towns” 2023, and we look forward to your city’s participation!