Invite to WIJC: art and writing contest WSHERC

The Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center sends the following call for submissions:

The Jacob Freidman Holocaust Writing and Art Contest 2013 is welcoming submissions.Contest is open to students in grades 5-12 in the         Pacific Northwest.Submit entries October 1, 2012 – April 19, 2013.

THEMES: 1. Children; 2. Rescue; 3. Resistance; 4. Liberation; 5. Refugees

WRITING: Choose one of the above themes. Describe a real story, event, or person connected to the Holocaust that relates to your theme. Why did you choose this story, event, or person? What did you learn from this story, event, or person?  (Writing can be poetry, prose, a play, or essay, 2000 words or less.)

ART : Select one of the above themes. Choose a real story, event, or person connected to the Holocaust that inspires you and create an art piece. Include an “artist’s statement,” not more than 100 words.

DIGITAL MEDIA :  Select one of the above themes. Choose a real story, event or person connected to the Holocaust that inspires you and create a short video (3 minutes or less). Video may be artistic, musical, imagery, PowerPoint, etc

Resources and submissions information can be found here: http://www.wsherc.org/writingcontest/contest.aspx

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