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SAKURA Manga Poster Contest

  • Thursday, December 01, 2011
  • Friday, January 06, 2012
  • Southern California


$500 cash prize will be awarded as a scholarship to the winner in each category.

Thank you for your submission. The contest is now closed.

Please check back on Wednesday, January 18th for the announcement of the winners and the traveling exhibit schedule!

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We invite all high school students residing in Southern California to enter our SAKURA Manga Poster Contest!

The year 2012 will mark the 100th anniversary of the gift of cherry trees from the people of Japan to the people of the United States. Planted in Washington, D.C. in 1912, these cherry trees have become a symbol of the warm relationship between Japan and the U.S. for the past century.

THEME: Sakura (Cherry Blossom) 

ELIGIBILITY: Entry is open to high school students (grades 9-12) residing in Southern California

CATEGORIES: Computer Generated & Free Hand 

SUBMISSION PERIOD: December 1, 2011 to January 6, 2012

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Download Official Rules and Application Form (Word)

Download Official Rules and Application Form (PDF)

SAKURA Manga Poster Contest is co-sponsored by Japan America Society of Southern California and the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles, and supported by Japan Society of San Diego and Tijuana, and The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles.

For more information, contact Kay Amano at amano@jas-socal.org

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