- The competition empowers young learners across Uganda, enabling them to showcase their artistic talents and gain well-deserved recognition.
- Participants are encouraged to explore various artistic mediums, including painting, drawing, collage, or mixed media.
Jubilee Life Insurance has launched the 2023 edition of its Live Free Art Competition, centered on "Celebrating Jubilant Moments."
The competition will see primary school pupils from Primary One to Primary Six to submit original artworks, with the top participants awarded full education scholarships worth UGX 150million.
Chief Operating Officer at Jubilee Life Insurance, Dorcas Namara says art is crucial in developing young minds and nurturing cognitive abilities such as creativity, problem-solving, logical reasoning, and self-expression.
“The competition empowers young learners across Uganda, enabling them to showcase their artistic talents and gain well-deserved recognition," Namara noted
This year’s competition is a build-up on last year's competition, which garnered over 3,000 submissions.
Rogers Nambuli, the Head Teacher of Nakasero Primary School, said "We believe learners should thrive in an educational environment that facilitates their growth as well-rounded individuals adding that they were excited to be part of it.”
To participate in this enriching opportunity, interested pupils must submit their artwork and a duly completed entry form to the company's head office between 24thNovember to 8th December 2023.
The competition will feature a panel of judges consisting of experienced art educators and creative professionals who will evaluate submissions based on criteria such as creativity, originality, technique, and artistic clarity. In a bid to ensure a fair assessment, the competition will be divided into Primary One to Four and Primary Five to Six pupils.
According to the organizers, the competition will conclude with a special awards ceremony, celebrating exceptional artwork and honoring the talent of the top 200 students who will receive primary school education scholarships and the opportunity to participate in the company's mentorship program.
Participants are encouraged to explore various artistic mediums, including painting, drawing, collage, or mixed media. The competition maintains an inclusive approach, allowing participants to use materials such as water colours, coloured pencils, crayons, charcoal, ink, or other locally available resources for their artworks.