Two undergraduates of University of Ghana have shown their exceptional prowess in painting as they emerged winners in the Painting Competition for African Youths.
According to University of Ghana, Julia Duncan carted home a cash prize of 3800.00 worth of Ghanaian Cedis, and a trophy, while Nana Akua Asantewaa won the cash prize of 2000.00 worth of Cedis, and a certificate of excellence.
The competition themed ‘My Dream’ which aimed at supporting the interest of young Africans in outer space and their desire to ‘fly to space, began in March and ended in August.
The competition was also aimed at stimulating students’ interest, as well as encouraging them to participate in Confucius Institute’s competitions.
It was organized by the Secretariat of the Chinese Follow-up Committee of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) and the China Manned Space Engineering Office.
During the competition, Ghanaian teenagers were asked to put their dreams into drawings and submit them with a title and brief introduction of the art work.
Having seen the brilliance shown by both Duncan and Asantewaa at their artistic expression the review panel adjudged them as prize winners.
For their exceptional performance, Duncan and Asantewaa received praise from the Confucius Institute of the University of Ghana, being responsible for the organisation of the event.
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