Minister Counsellor welcomed the Gold Award Winner of the 34th MOA Museum of Art Children’s Art Exhibition


 On 30 January 2024, Ms. Sirimon Atipatya, Minister Counsellor, welcomed Miss Chananya Aeamklin, a 6th grader from Ban Lam Daeng School, whose artwork titled "Street food" won the gold prize at the 34th MOA Children’s Art Exhibition. Chananya, her mother, and her art teacher participated in the award presenting ceremony at the MOA Museum of Art, Atami City, Shizuoka prefecture on 28 January 2024.

The contest in Thailand was held in cooperation with Rangsit Science Centre for Education and the MOA Thai Foundation. This year 1,755 pieces of art of the Thai students were submitted to the international contest for the final selection, along with 190,347 pieces of arts submitted from all over the world. There are 300 final selections exhibited at the MOA Museum of Art during 29 December 2023 – 14 February 2024.

 The MOA Art and Cultural Foundation is one of the main pillars of the MOA Association (Mokichi Okada Association), e.g. Okada Purifying Therapy, Nature Farming and the Arts and Culture Operations. The main activities of the Foundation are the operation of the MOA Museum of Art and the Hakone Museum of Art and organizing the International Children’s Art Exhibition in which Thai students have won prizes in recent years. At present, MOA has its branches in 13 countries including the MOA Thai Foundation which was established on 18 December 1989.

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