On the auspicious Buddha Purnima Day (21 May, 2016), an Art competition was held in Pharping with the joint sponsorship of Wai Wai Noodles Company and Paradise Creative Link. Students from 7 different schools located in Pharping area were invited to draw what they liked. All entries were judged by the group of professional artists from Lalitkala Campus, Kathmandu, and a higher institute for learning arts.
The participating schools were
Cardinal International Boarding High school,
Shikharapur Community School,
Green Hill School,
Pharping Madhyamik Vidyalaya,
Tribhuwan Adarsh Madhyamik Vidyalaya and
UDC (A school for the monks and nuns).
6 students were invited from each school, with 2 students from junior class (students from class 2 to 5) and 4 students from senior class (students from class 6 to 10).
From Cardinal International boarding high school, 6 students were selected. Out of the 6 students, 3 students were from our MEP hostel (The Manjushri Educational Project). They are Dawa Dindu Sherpa (junior class 4) and Tsewang Jimmy Hyolmo, class 8 and Khando Sherpa, class 7 (senior class).
At the end of the competition, our student, Dawa Dindu Sherpa (Class 4) was awarded won the third position for the junior class. The first and the second positions were awarded to Dawa Sherpa and Pema Tamang respectively. Both the winners were from UDC.
From the senior group, our MEP student, Tsewang Jimmy Hyolmo (Class 8) was awarded the first position. The second position was awarded to Ram KC from Tribhuwan Adarsh Madhyamik Vidyalaya and the third position was awarded to Rojani Balami from Green Hill School.
The criteria for judging was based on several aspects, including the style of drawing and choices of colors, the drawing itself and the concept of the drawing. The drawing by Tsewang Jimmy Hyolmo fulfilled all the requirements and was selected as the winner of the competition.