Outstanding Artworks of “Metropolis through Children’s Eyes” International Youth Drawing Contest

2023-12-15 15:32:14

Youth is the main and major participant in future and present urban development. “Metropolis through Children’s Eyes” is an art competition organized by the World Association of the Major Metropolises (Metropolis) and the city of Guangzhou, with an aim at encouraging children to present to the world their bright imaginations and creative solutions for future cities through their artworks. 

The competition is open to all children from member cities of Metropolis and received a total of 392 submissions from 14 cities in 9 countries during the participation period between October 20th to November 25th, 2023. 19 outstanding artworks selected by a panel of 3 international experts stood out from all of the submissions and were exhibited during the 2023 Global Mayors’ Forum in Guangzhou. The exhibition, which showcased brilliant proposals from the global youth for urban governance, was highly commended by mayors and city managers who participated in the Forum.

The 19 selected outstanding artworks are hereby presented as follows: 

To better showcase the active participation of the young people from different cities and their confidence in a better urban future, in addition to the 19 outstanding works, the organizing committee has also selected 5 deserving artworks that were also exhibited during the 2023 Global Mayors Forum.