Children’s Drawing Contest ‘I protect biodiversity from pollution’

Nature Parks and Nature Protection Edirne Division – PP2  organizes a contest for children’s drawings “I protect biodiversity from pollution”, with an emphasis on Gala Lake and other wetlands in the Edirne region – lakes, swamps.


The contest is organized in the framework of the project “Eco-Conscious Minds to Stop Pollution in the Valuable Wetlands of Black Sea Basin”, BSB142 BioLearn, funded by the Operational Program for Cross-Border Cooperation under its European Neighborhood Instrument “Black Sea Basin 2014-2020”, implementing in partnership of  six partner institutions and organizations from five different countries.

The main aim is to enrich students’ knowledge about Gala Lake and other wetlands in the Edirne region – lakes, swamps and others, as well as to increase the responsibility, especially among the younger generation, regarding the protection of nature from litter pollution.

Who can participate?

Participants aged between 7 and 15 years.


  • Drawing – optional format 25cm x 35cm or 35cm x 50cm;
  • Technique of the author’s choice: tempera, watercolor, colored pencils, pastels and others;
  • The back of the drawing must have the following information: name, age, address of the participant, name of the school and contact information.

What are the prizes?

Awards determined by a professional jury are provided for the selected participants. For first three best drawings the award is Bicycle, for ten best drawings art materials and school back and for five schools – a book voucher.

The drawings will be published on the institution’s website and the BioLearn project’s website.

When is the deadline?

14 June, 2021.

Where to send the drawings?

By email to:

By hand or post to: Gaziömerbey Mahallesi Cumhuriyet Meydanı Hükümet Konağı 22700 Enez/EDİRNE

The winners will be announced on 18 June 2021 at the official opening of Open Air Class in Gala Lake, Enez/ Edirne!

The BSB142 BioLearn project is funded by the Joint Operational Program “Black Sea Basin 2014-2020” co-financed by the EU through the European Neighborhood Instrument and the participating countries: Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine.


For additional information:


tel: 0090 537 853 4219 ;


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