Art And Culture

Isfahan Lad’s Painting Ranks High

Isfahan Lad’s Painting Ranks HighIsfahan Lad’s Painting Ranks High

The painting of a 10-year-old Iranian boy from Isfahan Province was selected among the finalists in the World Food Day Poster Contest 2014 titled ‘Family Farming’.

Amir-Hossein Mohammadi’s painting was chosen among more than 3000 submissions to the contest to be in the top 20 works. From Iran 65 children participated in the contest.

The first, second and third place winners were respectively Zohaib Saqib from Pakistan, Abhijeet Dhar from India, and Srijana Giri from Bhutan for 5-8 years age group; Darryl Doie Aurelio, Belle Angeline M. Aurelio, and Angelo Hermina all from Philippines for 9-12 age group; and Anastasiya Ostapchuk from Ukraine, Jhasmin Dabasol from Philippines and Anastasia Oliinyk from Ukraine for 13-17 years age group, Tasnim news agency reported.

FAO celebrates World Food Day each year on October 16 and holds painting contests for children in three age groups:  5-8, 9-12, and 13-17.

The objective of the day is to encourage attention to agricultural food production and to stimulate national, bilateral, multilateral and non-governmental efforts to this end.

The selected paintings will be showcased in the main headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy.