Toyota sending young artists to Japan

Toyota, the world’s largest automobile manufacturer, is offering young Barbadian artists the opportunity of a lifetime.

As part of the company’s annual Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, youth between the ages of four and 15 are invited to create and submit a drawing of their ‘Dream Car’ for a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to Toyota’s international headquarters in Toyota City, Japan.

“This contest is designed to inspire our youth while peering into what the future of mobility may look like tomorrow,” said Roger Hill, Managing Director of NASSCO Ltd.

NASSCO Ltd. is the exclusive authorized dealer for Toyota in Barbados.

We remain proud to support our communities by providing our young people with tangible outlets for their imagination and talent. These young artists represent our future leaders and designers, and they are the ones who will help shape the automotive industry in years to come. To see their self-expression through art is truly exciting,” added Hill.

The Toyota Dream Car Art Contest will take place in Skymall’s carpark on Saturday, March 21st between 10a.m. and 3p.m.. NASSCO Ltd. will provide art supplies including paper, colouring pencils, crayons and markers.

Alternatively, artists can use the event to put finishing touches on existing works or drop-off artwork created beforehand. Deadline for submissions will be the same day.

Alternatively, artists can use the event to put finishing touches on existing works or drop-off artwork created beforehand. Deadline for submissions will be the same day.

The competition caters to three age-groups (Under-8; 8-11 years old; and 12-15 years old) and judging with be based on three criteria: execution of concept; uniqueness; and artistry.

“Essentially, we are looking for hand-drawn colourful artwork which shows your dream car. The limits are endless but remember to make sure that people from different cultures are able to understand it because it could be featured all over the world.”

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