Invitation for applications to the Children’s Art Competition “Peaceful Towns” 2023

April 12, 2023

In order to expand peace education efforts in its over 8,200 member cities in 166 countries and regions around the world, Mayors for Peace holds a children’s art competition on the theme of Peace, for children from 6 to 15 years old in all these cities.

We look forward to receiving applications from many member cities.
Please see the Application Guidelines below for the details of this competition.

Applications for Children’s Art Competition “Peaceful Towns” 2023 are now CLOSED.
Thank you for your participation!

  • 1 Application Guidelines
  • 2 Forms
    Application Form: For applicants
    Google Forms: For member cities
    • *In the case that it is difficult to submit artwork via Google Forms, member cities are able to send submissions by email. Please send the scanned artwork and application form, along with a cover sheet to the secretariat. (Cover Sheet: For member cities)
  • 3 Application Procedure
  • (1) For applicants:
    Submit your artwork along with the completed application form to the city hall of the Mayors for Peace member city where they commute or live (not directly to the Mayors for Peace Secretariat).
  • (2) For member cities:
    Each member city can select up to 5 pieces each for Category 1 (6-10 year olds) and Category 2 (11-15 year olds) from submitted applications. Each selected artwork should be submitted via Google Forms.
  • ▶Required application materials for member cities:
    • ・Required Information (Name of the city, name of the person in charge, telephone number and mail address)
    • ・JPG files of submitted artwork (Each selected artwork should be scanned at 300 dpi as one JPG.)
    • ・Information regarding applicants and the number of submissions
  • ▶Submission:
    •  Please submit the application materials to the Mayors for Peace Secretariat via
      Google Forms.
    •  Each member city should enter all information in English.
  • ▶Deadline for submission to the Mayors for Peace Secretariat:
    •  5:00 pm on October 31 (Tue.), 2023 (Japan Standard Time)
  • 4 Announcement of Results:
    Is scheduled for late November, 2023 on the Mayors for Peace website

Mayors for Peace Secretariat