Art exhibition “The SCO Family in My Eyes” announced for SCO countries

Peshawar: April 15, 2024 (China Window News) The Good-Neighborliness, Friendship and Cooperation Commission of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), together with the Central Academy of Fine Arts and the SCO Secretariat will organize the SCO Countries Art Exhibition. Pakistani Children and Young Artists are invited to submit their paintings and artworks.

I Themes

Themed with “The SCO Family in My Eyes”, the artworks are supposed to embody the “Shanghai Spirit”, telling the fantastic SCO story from the perspective of civilization mutual learning, green development and scientific and technological innovation to embrace a better future of SCO.

II Applicants

Children aged between 5 to 16 years old from SCO countries

III Time of Submission

From now till June 1, 2024

IV Requirement of the Artworks

  1. The artworks must be original design with a specific and relevant theme.
  2. Size requirement: no larger than 40cm*60cm, without frame.
  3. There is no limitation for the materials and style, e.g., colored pencil painting, gouache, watercolor, Chinese painting, oil painting, etc. The submitted artworks are supposed to be graphic artworks (except calligraphic works).
  4. The applicant’s name, nationality and age, and the title, size, and style of the artworks should be noted on the lower right corner of the back side of the paintings.
  5. Each applicant is supposed to submit no more than two artworks.
  6. The national flag and emblem involved in the artworks should meet the standard. Commercial elements should not be involved in the artworks.

Note: The copyright and ownership of the artworks are owned by hosts and the applicants own the right of authorship. Hosts also own the right of exhibition, tour exhibition, research, photography, video, publication and publicity. Any applicant who submitted the artworks shall be deemed to have confirmed to comply with the requirements of the exhibition.

V Submission Guideline

  1. E-copy Submission

Please send the application form (listed below) and picture of the artwork (the size should not be less than 2M) in the form of attachment to the Email: with the subject of name + nationality +“The SCO Family in My Eyes” the SCO Countries Art Exhibition of Children and Young Artists no later than June 1, 2024. Please make sure there is no shadow on the picture of the artwork and the color is even. (The format should be JPG, the size no smaller than 2M and the resolution no lower than 300 dpi).

We also look forward to receiving your video or text of the process and story during your creation with the artwork in the Email. (The video should be no more than 5 minutes with the format of MP4. The text should not be more than 300 words).

  1. Original Artwork Submission

Applicants whose artworks are selected to be shown on the Exhibition (you will receive a notification) should mail the original artworks before September 1, 2024 to Organizing Committee (Address: Yunnan Shang He Culture and Sports Co. LTD, No. 6, 4th Floor, Green Lake South Road in Wuhua District, Kunming city, Yunnan Province; contact person: Han Zhaokun; phone number: +86 182 8842 3528). The Organizing Committee will cover the mail expense.

VI Certificate Awarding

The electronic certificate and a notification of mailing the original artworks will be sent via email to the applicants who pass the primary selection before July 20, 2024 and the exhibition certificate will be awarded to the applicants who are enrolled in“The SCO Family in My Eyes” the SCO Countries Art Exhibition of Children and Young Artists after a secondary selection.

VII Contact of Organizing Committee

Contact person: Ms. Wang Yan; Phone number: +86 186 0212 3813; Email:


Application Form of “The SCO Family in My Eyes”

Art Exhibition of Children and Young Artists

Name   Age   Nationality  
Phone Number   Email  
School   Instructor  
Title of the artwork   Sample of the artwork  
Type of the artwork   Size  
Note:The information above should be true, accurate and complete.




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