124 works from 7 schools for China art competition

Michele Chircop - Group A First Prize Winner

The ‘Imagining China’ art competition, co-organised by the Ministry for Education and Employment and the China Cultural Centre in Malta and sponsored by Shanghai Electric Power (Malta) Holding Ltd,was open to students in Years 5 and 6 (Group A) and those in Years 7 and 8 (Group B).

After careful selection by personnel from the ministry and the cultural centre, the top three winners of each category were determined and 31 outstanding artworks were selected to be exhibited.

The first place in Group A was won by Michele Chircop from St Edward`s College (Year 6). Martina Grech from Sacred Heart College Junior School (Year 5) came second, while Catorina Jo Buhagiar from St. Martin`s College (Year 6) came third.

Carl Gollcher – Group B First Prize Winner

In Group B, Carl Gollcher St. Edward`s College (Year 8) won first place. Jamie Scerri Richard from St Edward`s College (Year 8) came second and Filip Guth from Edward`s College (Year 8) came third.

The two schools that submitted the largest number of artworks were St Edwards college, Vittoriosa and St Theresa College, Birkirkara Primary. These schools were each presented with a photocopier by Shanghai Electric Power (Malta) Holding.

The exhibition will take place at the Foyer of the Ministry for Education and Employment until the 5th June 2019 and at St Edwards College in Vittoriosa between the 6th June and 18th June 2019.