Art through the Eyes of Children
Eastin Hotel, Penang – 24 Sept 2016 – Eastin Hotel Penang hosted the Children Art Competition for the fourth consecutive years with the theme ‘Turn Back the Clock’ on the 24th of September 2016. The competition attained approximately 100 participations from children ranging from 6 to 15 years old to showcase their inborn talents and artful skills within. The competition were divided into two age group categories aged 6 to 10 years and 11 to 15 years. The participants were required to complete their artworks as according to the theme titles provided by the Hotel for each age group categories.
This year’s theme was mainly associated with early modes of transportation that existed and still continue to exist in present day around the heritage vicinity of Georgetown and occupations which has extended history like Rubber Tappers, Trishaw Operators, Kuih Sellers, Roadside Barbers, Teachers, Nurses, Police, to name a few. The chosen theme eventually allows the children to develop an understanding and provides them chances to explore about the long-standing Malaysian occupations and the mode of transportations in Malaysia. Besides that, two orphanage associations namely, Shan Children’s Home and Pusat Penjagaan Sinar Ceria were invited to join in the competition so as to accomplish a part of our annual Corporate Social Responsibility Project.
The winners for Junior and Senior Category walked away with attractive complimentary Eastin Hotel Stays and Food & Beverage vouchers presented by the Hotel Director of Sales & Marketing Ms. Choo Chan Chan along with fantastic gift vouchers from our esteemed sponsors. Apart from the prizes, the chosen winning artworks would be presented through the Hotel corporate calendar of 2017 to depict the Hotel’s appreciation towards art, Malaysian occupations and classic mode of transportations in Malaysia.
Art Competition ‘Through the Eyes of A Child’ 2016 Junior Category won by; Champion Phoon Zi Ting aged 10 for the topic Kuih Seller, 1st Runner Up Chew Yu Qi aged 8 for the topic Roti Man on Bicycle/Motorbike, 2nd Runner Up Gracelyn Loh aged 10 for the topic Ice Cream Man on Tricycle, 4th Consolation Lee Sin Xuan aged 9 for the topic Roti Man on Bicycles/Motorbikes & 5th Consolation Lee Tze Syuen aged 9 for the topic Ice Cream Man on Tricycle.
Art Competition ‘Through the Eyes of a Child’ 2016 Senior Category won by; Champion Ooi Li Wen aged 14 for the topic Coolies, 1st Runner Up Eleni Loh Yee aged 12 for the topic Rubber Tappers, 2nd Runner Up Deshni Manikumar aged 11 for the topic Noodle Sellers, 4th Consolation Lee Pei Lin aged 11 for the topic Coolies & 5th Consolation Phoon Zi Hui aged 14 for the topic Dulang Washer.
The sponsors for the competition are Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Merah Laketown Resort, Marigold, Penang Wonderfood Museum and Penang Amazing World Studio.