United States Embassy Art Competition
As part of the celebration of America’s 245th anniversary and Benin’s 61st anniversary, the U.S. Embassy and the Yale Project Beneficiaries Association are pleased to announce a competition to select twenty – five Benign artists to paint gardeners. Boulevard de la Marina with maps illustrating the friendship between the United States and Benin and telling the story of our common democratic values. If you are a painter or decorator and you are interested in this volunteer project, Quickly send works of art to [email protected] after July 23, 2021, symbolizing the friendship, peace, or brotherhood between Benin and the United States. Only pre-selected ones will be called.
To better understand the context of this competition, we strongly advise you to read on Statement by Ambassador Mahoni.
The following frequently asked questions should answer most of the questions related to the competition. Be careful to consult the required amount.
1. What is the purpose of this event?
The plan represents democratic values and cooperation between Benin and the United States; Show the values of peace, friendship, freedom of expression and brotherhood shared by both countries.
2. How do I submit my proposal?
Send your projects via email in graphic format (PNG or PDF) [email protected] no later than July 23, 2021. The subject line of the email should be your name, art competition.
The sent files must respect the barriers related to the proportion of gardeners to be decorated. Ideally, the following dimensions should be preferred: L = 2000 px, H = 1016 px
All art representations are recognized: designs, paintings, graffiti, etc.
3. What if I am not from Penin?
As long as your artwork is relevant to the theme you can participate even if you are not a Benoit, i.e. if they symbolize democratic values and the partnership between Benin and the United States.