We all know the power of music: it can make us smile and set our heart aflutter, or it can bring tears to our eyes. It’s the key component in setting a mood or enhancing a moment. As an art form, music communicates across language barriers and traverses cultural lines; it empowers individuals and fuels social movements. Music gives people a voice!
Well, we’d like to hear from you! Enter our We’re Listening contest by submitting either a piece of artwork or a short essay. Here are the details:
THEME: How does music make the world a better place?
1. Kindergarten to Grade 2
2. Grades 3 – 5
3. Grades 6 – 8
The winning entries in each category will be awarded with a prize, and the grand prize winner will win a set of Music-themed books for his or her school!!
Artwork must be created individually, and should be an original drawing or painting.
Original essays, composed individually, should be no longer than two typed pages, double spaced.
HOW TO SUBMIT:
Submit ESSAY entries to email@example.com.
Send ART entries to:
Cultural Affairs Officer
P.O. Box 866, Station B
Ottawa, ON, K1P 5T1
The deadline to enter is February 15, 2011.
We’re looking forward to seeing what you come up with!!!