The Second On-Line Competition SAND BATTLE KIDS has started. This time children in 4 age categories will participate in this child’s on-line battle: juniors 3-6 years, medium-age group 7-8 and 9-11 years, and seniors of 12-16 years. The youngest participant have not even celebrated her 3-years birthday yet. Topic of the friendly battle in anticipation of the magic holidays is “The New Year Surprise.” Geography of the battle participants – pupils of sand animation studios is very broad: Kherson, Ekaterinburg, St. Petersburg, Brest, Samara, Dnepr, Pyatigorsk, Kharkov, Syktyvkar, Perm, Cherepovets, Kumertau, Voronezh, Penza, Moscow, and many more, i.e. participants are children from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.
So many talented kids and teachers! It is cooperation of them that brings to light so beautiful works for the competition. So fabulous ideas, incredible imagination, sense of humor and freedom fill these works! And there are works that amaze with their non-typical insight in the topic, uncommon approach to reveal it, that make even us, the grown-ups to ponder that a New Year surprise may be a completely different thing: kindness and helping to others, not in gifts under the New Year tree.
Olga Radzetskaya is one of members of the international jury of the Children’s On-Line Battle SAND BATTLE KIDS together with heads of sand animation studios from Ukraine and Russia.
“Dear participants of the battle! You have the freest and the most unpredictable material for your creative projects – sand. Feel its magic, listen to it, and will create miraculous pictures together with! I am sure of it!”