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Creative Minds Youth Contest Durham 2018

Dear Educators and Students,

Intercultural Dialogue Institute GTA is pleased to launch its 7th Annual Creative Minds Youth Contest in Durham Region.  This year’s theme is “Empathy: Walking in Another’s Shoes”. We invite secondary school students from the partnering school boards (see below) to take part in the contest. Submissions will be accepted in three categories: art, essay and short video. The awards ceremony will be held on May 10th, 2018 at the Ajax Convention Centre.

We are also pleased to announce that this year the winning entries (1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each category) from Durham Region will have a chance to participate in Creative Minds Youth Contest GTA which will be held in the fall of 2018 (more details to come).

Creative Minds Contest aims to engage students, intellectually and artistically, in a wide range of themes and give them a unique opportunity to express their ideas through their creative pieces. It is expected to make a positive impact in preparing youth to be empathetic and responsible citizens of their communities and the globe.

CLICK HERE TO SEE 2017 AWARDS CEREMONY, WINNING POSTERS, ESSAYS AND VIDEOS.

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Dr. Faisal Moola, David Suzuki Foundation – Awards Ceremony 2014

Chief Paul Martin, DRPS – 2015 Awards Ceremony

2016 Creative Minds Durham Awards Ceremony

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