Art & Essay Contest – People’s Festival 4 Peace Tribute To Bob Marley

People's Festival EssayYaheard.com is sponsoring this art & essay contest held in conjunction with the 21st annual People’s Festival 4 Peace Tribute To Bob Marley. Full details on the entry process, requirements, prizes, etc. can be found below. Open to students ages 14-18 who attend school in New Castle County, DE

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ALL INQUIRIES CONTACT: Ms. Jancy Pitts                     Email:  Jancy.Pitts@gmail.com                              Phone: 856-759-4774                                                         Website: www.peoplesfestival.com                                 Facebook: People’s Festival

2015 ART CONTEST                                                                                                                         For students ages 14-18 who attend school in New Catle COunty, DE
Contest Dates: March 16th – May 11, 2015                                                                         Medium – Visual Arts                                                                                                                     Art size – 16 X 20 canvas board                                                                                                   Acceptable Medium – Paint, Drawing, Charcoal, Pastels, Ink…etc..                                             10% off your canvas board at Jerry’s Artarama when you mention this contest till May 2, 2015. No computer graphics or Photoshop.

Theme: To capture the essence of Bob Marley’s message of ‘PEACE, UNITY & ONE LOVE’       Suggested songs to listen to: One Love, Redemption Song, and War. Bring this message to life!

All entries are due by May 11th before 3 p.m.                                                                               Be Sure To Attach The Registration Form With Your Entry!                                                           Please submit your finished art to:                                                                                                        – Red Clay School District office at 1502 Spruce St. in Elsmere                                                      – Your School’s Main Office / Your Art Teacher                                                                                – Jerry’s Artarama 704 N. Market Street in Wilmington

Winners to be announced at a special news conference event: Location TBD.

First Prize winner will receive $100 and will be the featured artist on People’s Festival official t-shirt, program book and posters. This is the art that will represent the face of The 21st Annual People’s Festival 4Peace Tribute to Bob Marley.

All finalist receive a pair of tickets to The People’s Festival                                                           1st, 2nd, & 3rd prizes may include:                                                                                                        – VIP tickets to the Peoples’ FestivalArtists featured on www.peoplesfestival.com website      – Art will be displayed in VIP area at the festival                                                                            – Each artist will be featured in the 2015 Souvenir Program Book                                                – Festival T-shirt and Souvenir Program Book                                                                                  – Artist gift basket                                                                                                                                – Art Class                                                                                                                                            – Mentoring session with local artist                                                                                                – Tickets to Philadelphia Museum of the Arts                                                                                  – Tickets to Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

Note: All Winning art pieces become property of The People’s Festival 4Peace
All finalist agree that art pieces will remain with The People’s Fest thru 2015 to be used for exhibits at special events and sold to benefit artist & the festival.

2015 ESSAY CONTEST                                                                                                                                              For students ages 14-18 who attend school in New Castle County, DE                                                             Contest Dates: March 16th – May 11, 2015                                                                                     REQUIREMENTS: 600 Words, Double-Spaced, 12 Font

Theme: To capture the essence of Bob Marley’s message of ‘PEACE, UNITY & ONE LOVE’
Suggested songs to listen to: One Love, Redemption Song, and War. Bring this message to life!

Entries due May 11th, 2015 before 3pm                                                                                         Be Sure To Attach The Registration Form With Your Entry!                                                           Submit essays via email to: jancy.pitts@gmail.com                                                                    Winners to be announced at a special news conference event: Location TBD.

First Prize winner will receive $100 cash prize and be featured on One Love Stage at the festival where your essay will be read. Full essay and winner will be included in 2015 Souvenir Program Book.

All finalist receive a pair of tickets to The People’s Festival 4Peace.                                           1st, 2nd, & 3rd prizes may include:                                                                                                        – VIP tickets to the Peoples’ Festival                                                                                                  – Writers will be featured in the 2015 Souvenir Program Book                                                    – Receive festival T-shirt and Souvenir Program Book                                                                    – Gift Basket                                                                                                                                        – Mentoring session with local writer                                                                                                – Tickets to Philadelphia Museum of the Arts                                                                                  – Tickets to Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

Note: Winning essays become property of People’s Festival 4Peace & Tribute to Bob Marley

Letter From Festival Organizers to Student’s Parents

Dear Parent,

Thank you for supporting your child’s participation in this exciting art/essay contest! This is a very exciting opportunity for youth from New Castle County. We know this will be a very enriching experience; we look forward to having your student’s entry! Please note the important details for your area of interest. Due dates and medium are very important. Don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns; it will always be our pleasure to speak with you!

After our due date, judges will be busy selecting the finalist for both contests. Finalist will be notified and invited to attend our press conference. Parents and family are invited to join us!  The press conference will be on U-Stream live! Everyone will be able to join us in this way! Final winners will be announced at this event. (Location, date and time TBD)

1st Place Winners will have 2 VIP Passes with all access. Student must be accompanied by an adult to attend. All finalists will have their art posted at www.peoplesfestival.com website.

Peoples’ Festival 4Peace & Tribute to Bob Marley posters will be posted throughout the tri-state area, art will be seen by thousands throughout the region! All Finalists will be on display for the June & July Art loop in Wilmington. Art may be for sale, the proceeds raised will be divided 50/50 between the artist and The Peoples’ Festival 4Peace & Tribute to Bob Marley.
We look forward to your participation and are here to answer any questions or concerns.

Sincerely,                                                                                                                                             Genny Pitts                                                                                                                                           People’s Festival 4Peace Tribute to Bob Marley