Toyota Motor Thailand awarded prizes for the winners of the 11th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest 2017 last Saturday.
4,660 student participants from 18 provinces submitted drawings and paintings of their dream cars to The Toyota Dream Car Art Contest
The awarding ceremony was held in Vientiane Centre, a Shopping centre in Vientiane Capital on April 1, in presence of the Vice Minister of Education and Sports, Mr Khamphay Sisavanh, and Chief Operating Officer, Mekong Division, Toyota Motor Thailand, Mr Pakorn Vongvitayapirom.
There were three categories: under 8 years old, 8-11 years old and 12-15 years old.
The winner of the under 8 years old category was Miss Keoampha Saysavanh, a student from Houmsavanh school in Vientiane Capital, awarded with 5 million kip.
The 1st runner-up and 2nd runner-up were Mr Chittanakorn Phothisan and Mr Ketsana Chanmala, who were awarded 4 million kip and 3 million kip respectively.
The winner of the 8-11 years old category was Mr Khamphou Sihalath, a student from Houmsavanh school in Vientiane Capital, who received 5 million kip in cash.
The 1st runner-up and 2nd runner-up were Mr Anndy Keovongs, and Mr Thanva Dalasack, both of them students from Houmsavanh school.
The winner of the 12-15 years old category was Miss Lattana Chandavong, a student from Sisattanak secondary school, who was awarded 5 million kip in cash.
The 1st runner-up was Miss Nittiphone Linthong, a student from Sinxay school, who won 4 million kip; the 2nd runner-up was Miss Alee Sidaphone, a student from Eastern Art school, awarded with 3 million kip.
The Toyota Dream Car Art Contest aims to promote education for Lao students nationwide.
The winning drawings and paintings were selected by the Committee of the Ministry of Education and Sports and the Lao National Fine Art Institute.
This year, Toyota Motor Thailand awarded a special study tour in Bangkok, Thailand to motivate and inspire each winner.
In addition, the paintings of the winners, 1st runners-up and second runners-up of each category also will be submitted to the World Contest in Japan, in July 2017.
Source: Lao News Agency