|The Toyota Dream Car Art Contest has received an overwhelming response from kids age between under 10 to 15 years since it kick started in December 2012.|
Toyota Dream Art
The annual Art contest brought to you by UMW Toyota Motor, which began last December, still receives entries until 15 February. In its seventh year, the Toyota Dream Car Art contest offers an opportunity for children worldwide to showcase their artistic talents. The contest now accepts entries from an expanded list of 70 countries.
Toyota World Contest
The domestic Toyota Dream Car Art winners automatically qualify for the World contest, a collaborative effort between UMW Toyota Motor and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC). UMW Toyota Motor has announced nine winning entries from hundreds as national masterpieces from the available three categories: under 10 years, 10 – 12 years and 13 – 15 years. The ‘9’ will compete in the World Contest stage from April – August. These winning entries were sent to TMC for eligibility for the World Contest phase during the finalization process.
TMC top-level management and art experts, who picked the Dream Artworks, will also be the jurors of the artworks of the World contest. Winners of the World contest will win a trip to Tokyo to attend the awards ceremony from 26 – 30 August.
Dato’ Ismet Suki, President of UMW Toyota Motor, described, “This ‘Toyota Dream Car Art Contest’ has created great awareness among the local communities and customers. There were over 1,000 artworks received by many talented children and I would like to congratulate the 9 lucky winners for their efforts and creativity that made it through to the World Contest.”
“I am surprised of the immense creativity illustrated by the children in their artworks clearly show their understanding of creating a safer, cleaner environment for the future along with Toyota futuristic and innovative models to create ties – a safe car for a safer and better society in the future,” he added.
15-year old Goh Wern Sze, a Category 3 Gold Winner, is one of the chosen nine to make it to the World contest. Goh’s art piece was inspired by the unfortunate Great East Japan Earthquake that happened 2 years ago. along with the Hiroshima nuclear crisis after the Second World War. Toyota picked her artwork because it depicts an accurate connection with the Toyota brand. “If we want something, we can convey the message through art and design anything to let everyone know that you can be creative to solve problems” Goh explained.