In May 2016, Shenzhen put forward the goal of “promoting the Child Friendly City construction” and incorporated it into the Thirteenth Five-Year Plan, acting as the pioneer in China.


2018 Shenzhen Children’s Painting Prize was born in Shenzhen, inviting children all over the world to participate in the competition. 


2018 Shenzhen Children’s Painting Prize aims to encourage children to depict “Friendly” from their perspectives, show the spiritual outlooks and artistic creativity of children as well as fulfilling children’s rights of participation in cultural life.





Children aged 3---12 years old all over the world





The theme of the year is “Friendly”.You can delineate the friendship between people, city, and nature, or the friendship in your mind.





2018 Shenzhen Children’s Painting Prize is free of charge.




Call for Submission: May 7th2018 ---- July 31st 2018

Paintings Under Review: September 2018 ---- October 2018



Other Events


After the competition,the Organizing Committee will hold the award ceremony for nominees certificate grant and Childrne's Art Forum in Shenzhen.


Meanwhile, the awarded works will be exhibited. After that, the Organizing Committee will hold the itinerant exhibition in Beijing, Chengdu, Hangzhou,  USA, Australia, Hungary.





Guiding Organization:Shenzhen Federation  of  Literary and Art CirclesShenzhen Women’s Federation


Host Organization: Shenzhen Women and Children’s Development Foundation, Shenzhen Kids’ Arts and Joy Culture Technology Co., Ltd


Organizer: Shenzhen Children’s Arts Culture Communication Co., Ltd


Supporting Organization: Shenzhen Education Development Foundation, Shenzhen Preschool Education Association, Shenzhen Youth Social Education Association, Guan Shanyue Art Museum, Shenzhen Children’s Library, Shenzhen Culture and Art Training Association, SOS Children’s Village of China