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Results of international children's drawing contest summed up in Paris
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The organizers of the international Great Victory for Peace on Earth contest of children's drawings, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the victory over fascism, received more than 150 works. Among the winners were children from 8 to 16 years old from Russia, France, the USA and other countries, the Rossotrudnichestvo website reports.
The works of the contest participants were exhibited at the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Paris during the whole March. Most of the works were sent from Russia, children from different regions became active participants in the competition.
The exhibition was organized by Helene Texier, president of the Pour Kungur Association. Representatives of the association track the fate of adopted children from Russia in different countries of the world, help them adapt to new conditions.
Thanks to the association, young Russians living in the UK, USA, Argentina, Italy and other countries took part in the children's drawing contest. Most of the creative works reflect the exploits of Soviet soldiers on the battlefields.
The competition was held in two stages; according to the results of the first round, 25 best works were selected. The jury included representatives of the Russian Academy of Arts, artists and heads of children's painting studios.