Win with your Covid art

Cash up for grabs

04 September 2020 | Art and Entertainment

UNAM, IUM, NUST and the UNDP accelerator labs are calling upon Namibian creatives to participate in a competition to help stop the spread of Covid-19 through art. The good news is that there are cash prizes up for grabs for the winning designs.
By leveraging your knowledge of beliefs, norms and values in your respective communities and for target audiences of your choice, the organisers want you to create a suitable message about Covid or complement government efforts to spread awareness on how to prevent the virus from spreading within communities.
Contributions can be any art form ranging from song, poem and role-playing to drawings and paintings – just as long as your contribution shares a message that educates, persuades or informs your target audience to change their behaviour for the better in the fight against Covid-19.
The themes can be targeted towards children, young adults, the elderly, specific genders or any social group that you believe needs a bespoke awareness approach to stopping the spread of the virus.
The winning entry receives a cash reward of N$5 000, second place will receive a cash reward of N$3 000 and the third place will receive a cash reward of N$1 000. Further prizes will be allocated by categories (such as most original children submission, best rural community submission, etc.).
The deadline for entries is 14 September. For more information, visit https://ictechhub.com/covid-19-creativity-challenge/

Similar News

 

The Moirai – Namibians performers standing against GBV

2 days ago - 26 October 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Gender-based violence (GBV) has made the headlines again, with the #shutitdown movement. People from all walks of life are protesting against the fact that no...

Chill with Windhoek Express

1 week ago - 16 October 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Recurring events• 08:30 Inspiration Market at the Old Power Station, featuring home-made food and other goodies, as well as loads of entertainment until 15:00 every...

R&B and poetry fuse in Lizz’s debut album

2 weeks ago - 14 October 2020 | Art and Entertainment

If you are a true connoisseur of R&B melodies as well as poetry, Namibian rapper Lizz’s album A Gladiators Recovery is music that’s soothing to...

Chill with Windhoek Express

2 weeks ago - 08 October 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Recurring events• 08:30 Inspiration Market at the Old Power Station, featuring home-made food and other goodies, as well as loads of entertainment until 15:00 every...

Exposed – how corona left the restaurant industry

3 weeks ago - 07 October 2020 | Art and Entertainment

The El Barrio restaurant in Windhoek launched the “You Left Us Naked” calendar last weekend. According to co-owner Cecilia Bermúdez Horsten, the aim of the...

Chef competition around the corner

3 weeks ago - 06 October 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Windhoek • [email protected] you were still wondering if you have what it takes to be crowned the best in the kitchen, then don't miss the...

Relief for next round of artists

3 weeks ago - 05 October 2020 | Art and Entertainment

More than N$1 million was paid out to 59 individuals, groups and organisations in the fifth round of the National Art Council’s (NACN) Covid-19 relief...

Chill with Windhoek Express

3 weeks ago - 02 October 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Recurring events• 08:30 Inspiration Market at the Old Power Station, featuring home-made food and other goodies, as well as loads of entertainment until 15:00 every...

Chill with Windhoek Express

1 month - 24 September 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Recurring events• 08:30 Inspiration Market at the Old Power Station, featuring home-made food and other goodies, as well as loads of entertainment until 15:00 every...

Cultural heritage in the spotlight

1 month - 24 September 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Windhoek • Steffi BalzarThe annual Namibian Heritage Week currently taking place, is themed “Ombazu Ndjiritutumuna” or “Building Cultural Resilience – the new normal”.The theme deals...

Latest News

NBL celebrates a centenary

29th of October 08:06 | Business

“We are officially 100 years old today and what an adventurous journey it has been for our business!” says an excited Marco Wenk, managing director...

Walking the talk

8 hours ago | Society

It began as an invitation for a group of friends to take a casual walk in support of breast cancer awareness last week. But it...

Namibia ready for Eilat!

1 day - 27 October 2020 | Sports

The world watched on Sunday and Monday, as the Namibian Esports team took on the team from South Africa online in the Southern Africa Region...

Hot hockey on the cards

1 day - 27 October 2020 | Sports

The Namibia National Inline Hockey (NIIHA) team trials where held last weekend and while the temperature outside was hot, the action inside was on fire!This...

Micro grant for Gobabis foundation

1 day - 27 October 2020 | Society

The Light for the Children Foundation in Gobabis received N$180 000 from the German embassy's micro project fund to implement safety measures at its school...

Aiming for top cycling honours

1 day - 27 October 2020 | Sports

The Nedbank Desert Dash is the principle for every cyclist, and this year, the Namibia Cleaning Chemical Solutions (NCCS) Cymot Pro Cycling team says the...

Purchasing property for the parents

1 day - 27 October 2020 | Life Style

It is not uncommon for those who find themselves in a better financial position than that of their parents, to purchase a property on their...

Rural residents receive food parcels

1 day - 27 October 2020 | Social Issues

The Namibia Red Cross in collaboration with the health ministry and with the assistance of NamibRE last week donated food parcels to 50 vulnerable households...

A history of violence

1 day - 27 October 2020 | Social Issues

Windhoek • Jana-Mari SmithNamibia’s grim epidemic of violence against women could be partly traced to decades of violent oppression by colonial and apartheid forces and...

Load More