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Nov 18, 2021 / 15:37

Hanoi student wins first prize of Spanish Embassy’s painting contest

The vivid painting of a janitor pushing a garbage truck by a Hanoi student won the first prize in the drawing contest entitled “The World Needs Female Superheroes”.

Nguyen Bao Dang, a 4th grader of Thang Long Primary School in Hanoi has won the first prize of the painting contest, which was launched by the Spanish Embassy in Vietnam in collaboration with the Vietnamese Women´s Museum.

The drawing contest entitled ‘The World Needs Female Superheroes’ aimed to portray and laud the contributions of women in all aspects of everyday life and promote gender equality. 

The painting won the first prize of the ‘The World Needs Female Superheroes’ contest organized by the Spanish Embassy in Vietnam in collaboration with the Vietnamese Women´s Museum 

Spanish Ambassador to Vietnam Maria Del Pilar Méndez Jiménez said that the woman in the picture is called ‘the doctor of the street’. Like doctors, janitors keep our streets clean and ‘healthy’.

Two other prizes of the drawing competition went to Tran Nguyen Diep Chi, a 3rd grader, and Nguyen Dang Bao Dan and Tran Chi Linh, 5th graders. These paintings honor these pupils’ grandmothers, as shown through the images of them diligently caring for families (in Diep Chi’s painting), as well as other people (in Bao Dan’s work since her grandmother is a doctor at Bach Mai Hospital).

The second prize of the contest 

The contest attracted the participation of 400 contestants of different ages, contributed to honoring the role and contributions of women in society.

 Spanish Ambassador to Vietnam Maria Del Pilar Méndez Jiménez handed over the first prize of The World Needs Female Superheroes” drawing contest to Nguyen Bao Dang, Thang Long Primary School, Hanoi

In addition, the Spanish Embassy in Vietnam also awarded prizes to the Literary Writing Contest, which aimed at stimulating the habits of reading and writing in Spanish as well as promoting the interest in Spanish culture among Vietnamese youth. The first prize of the contest went to Phan Lan Tuong, a student of Hanoi University.

 Spanish Ambassador to Vietnam took a group photo with the participants and winners of the awarding ceremony.

The first edition of the contest was held in 2020 with the participation of 156 students who learn Spanish in Vietnam.