How we feel an emotion?
and how does a country express it?
Every country, every people, has a way at looking at things and expressing them.
The same situation can be seen and more importantly felt differently by different people, different communities.
Proverbs give us a very acute insight of a people's viewpoint and correctly indicate things to which they give importance.
Like the French say:
Les proverbes sont la sagesse d'un pays
Its translation may be: Wisdom of a country can be seen through its proverbs.
However proverbs can't be literally translated. They have a more figurative and imaginative expression.
Lets take for example the French proverb: Loin des yeux, loin du coeur
Its literal translation may be: out of sight, out of heart
However, the equivalent English proverb does not talk of "heart" but of "mind" as the English proverb says: Out of sight, out of mind.
We have tried to bring this out in the slide show that you see above. The two proverbs make two different visuals.
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The challenge is
Find a French expression, find its equivalent (and not its translation) in English or even better if you find it in your own vernacular Indian language.
Next step is to prepare one/two visual(s) depicting the two proverbs.
You may choose to draw, paint, use digital tools etc.
Find more details below.
Recognition and T&C
Students are eligible to apply
a) School students,
b) College and University Students
Students should fulfill the following criteria
From Public and Private institutions
Enrolled in any course, any subject
The participants have to be enrolled in an academic institution during the current academic year.
Correspondence course students
ENTRY SIZE ELIGIBILITY
Only A3 and A4 size entries are eligible.
All nationalities may participate
draw, paint, use digital tools etc.
Entries must be submitted through the online form.
STEP by STEP procedure to submit an entry:
Each participant must mention the following in one corner of the entry:
NOTE: The entry should not contain any other written message/slogan/ text than the proverbs.
Example of an entry: to the right->
Number of entries
The registration form can be filled by either of the following:
An entry fee of Rs. 50/- is applicable per entry.
Entry fee can be paid through PhonePE No. +91-9717844435
A proof of payment has to be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
All artwork judged meritorious will be felicitated in the following manner
- Certificate of Merit to top 10 participants (Number may be increased) per month
- Certificate of Participation to all participants.
- Publication of the artwork on E&B website
- Publication of winners' photos and their self introduction on E&B website
All communication regarding "Proverbs Illustrated" has to be sent to email@example.com
- The programme will start over every month.
- The Jury will decide the meritorious entries during the first week of the following month and declare the result online by publishing the best entries on E&B's website.