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Students invited to enter flower show student drawing competition

     Primary and secondary school students interested in joining the Jockey Club Student Drawing Competition of the Hong Kong Flower Show 2015 are invited to enrol through their schools by January 20.

     Organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD), the competition will be held on March 20 at Victoria Park.

     The competition will be conducted in four categories: Junior Section in Primary School (Primary One to Primary Three), Senior Section in Primary School (Primary Four to Primary Six), Junior Section in Secondary School (Form One to Form Three) and Senior Section in Secondary School (Form Four to Form Six).

     The competition for the primary school categories will be held from 9am to noon, while the competition for the secondary school categories will be held from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

     The competition will feature students' drawings of exquisite flowers, rare plants and unique garden displays in the showground with a view to enhancing awareness of conserving plants and the natural environment.

     The theme of this year's drawing competition is "When Blossoms Dance". Participants may draw or paint any floral exhibits or garden displays in the showground to illustrate the theme.

     Each category will have a champion, first runner-up and second runner-up, as well as 10 highly commended and 15 certificate of merit winners.

     Winning entries of the champions, the first and second runners-up and those highly commended will be exhibited in the showground at Victoria Park from March 21 to 29. All winning entries will then be displayed at the Kowloon Park Arcade and will also be available for viewing on the LCSD webpage in May.

     The prospectus and entry form can be downloaded from the LCSD webpage at Completed forms should be signed by the principal of the participating school and sent to the Chairman of the Fringe Activities Sub-committee, Hong Kong Flower Show 2015, at Fa Yuen Street Sports Centre, 13/F, Fa Yuen Street Municipal Services Building, 123A Fa Yuen Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, or submitted by fax (2395 1500) on or before January 20.

     For enquiries, please call 2928 8183.

     The flower show will be held in Victoria Park for 10 days from March 20 to 29, featuring "When Blossoms Dance" as the main theme with the oncidium being the theme flower. The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust is the Major Sponsor of this year's flower show.

Ends/Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Issued at HKT 16:26


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