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‘Dance For Life’
Dance Your Heart Out
Painting Competition

"Dance for Life" charity organization aims to promote dance and cultural exchange to improve people's well-being. The theme of the Competition  is "What dance and life means to you" and we hope to see participants' inner worlds and emotions through their artworks, allowing a deeper understanding of the connection between dance and life. Whether you are a professional artist, student, or a dance enthusiast who loves painting, we welcome your participation! 

 

Award-winning artworks will be featured in the program booklet of the "Hong Kong International Egyptian Dance Festival" to be held at the end of 2024 and will receive exquisite prizes. Additionally, all participating artworks have the chance to be showcased on our social media platforms, allowing more people to appreciate and understand the unique work of each participant.

 

The "Dance Your Heart Out" Painting Competition  invites participants from all walks of life. Through the artworks, we hope to glimpse into the inner worlds and emotions of the artists and the characters portrayed in their works, fostering a deeper understanding of the beautiful connection between dance and life.
 

Theme: What dance and life means to you
Medium: No restriction (watercolor, sketch, oil painting, etc.), the submitted artwork must be hand-drawn and original
Size Limit: A4 (210 x 297mm)
Submission Period: From April 15, 2024, to October 1, 2024, 23:59:59
Entry Fee: Free
Submission of Artwork: Please submit the artwork along with the participant's name to Room 1401, Hong Kong Business Center, 188 Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong.
The deadline for registration is midnight, October 2, 2024. During the registration period, participants are required to fill out an online registration form.

There are some rules and requirements for the submitted artworks:

  1. Artworks should not contain offensive, defamatory, or any explicit, blasphemous, or discriminatory content, nor should they include any advertising elements.

  2. Artworks must be original and unpublished, and should not infringe upon the reputation, privacy rights, or intellectual property of third parties.

  3. Each participant can only submit one artwork.

The submission method for the artworks is as follows:

  1. Please place the original manuscript of the artwork in an envelope and indicate "Dance Your Heart Out Painting Competition 2024" on the envelope.

  2. During the submission period, participants can either mail the artwork or submit it in person to Room 1401, Hong Kong Business Center, 188 Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong.

Late submissions:

  1. Please note that if the post stamp dated is later than October 1, 2024, it will be considered as a late submission. Late or insufficient postage mailings will not be processed.

  2. The winning artworks will be featured in the fundraising event program of the "Hong Kong International Egyptian Dance Festival" held on November of 2024, and the winners will receive exquisite prizes. Additionally, all submitted artworks have the opportunity to be showcased on the social media platforms of the Dance for Life charitable organization, allowing more people to appreciate and learn about the unique works of the participants.

The judging panel includes:

  • Ms. Wong Lai Ching Fiona, Senior Lecturer / Subject Coordinator, Hong Kong Art School

  • Ms. Cheung Kit Ting, Founder, Dance for Life Charitable Organization

Result Announcement:

  • The Competition results will be announced on the Dance for Life charitable organization's website by the end of October 2024.

  • Winners will receive email notifications within one week after the announcement. If a winner fails to respond within one week after receiving the notification, their prize will be canceled and may be awarded to other eligible participants.

Ownership/Intellectual Property:

  1. By submitting the registration form, participants agree to allow Dance for Life charitable organization to handle their artwork. Dance for Life reserves the right to dispose of the artwork at any time after the exhibition. Dance for Life will not be held responsible for any damages or changes to the artwork. Submitted artworks may not be returned to participants after the "Dance Your Heart Out" Painting Contest, so it is recommended to keep electronic copies of the artworks.

  2. By submitting their artworks, participants grant the Dance for Life charitable organization the permission to use, promote, display, reproduce, and distribute the participants' artworks for Dance for Life charitable organization and the "Hong Kong International Egyptian Dance Festival," including but not limited to reproducing artworks on the website, creating artworks by participants through the website, and using artworks in promotional materials on all creative activity networks.

Personal Information:

  1. All participants under the age of 18 should consult their parents or guardians before providing personal information.

  2. The personal information collected on the registration form is solely for administrative purposes of the "Dance Your Heart Out" Painting Competition by Dance for Life charitable organization.

  3. Each participant guarantees and declares that all provided personal information is accurate and correct.

  4. Each participant confirms their consent to Dance for Life charitable organization using their personal information for the "Dance Your Heart Out" Painting Contest, subject to compliance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.

General Terms and Conditions:

  1. By participating in the "Dance Your Heart Out" Painting Contest, participants are deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by this guide, as well as any other instructions, terms, and conditions that Dance for Life charitable organization may publish from time to time.

  2. By participating in the "Dance Your Heart Out" Painting Contest, all participants agree and are deemed to agree to participate in any publicity, advertising, or media coverage as required by Dance for Life charitable organization, without compensation. Dance for Life charitable organization reserves the right to record, film, and/or record the "Dance Your Heart Out" Painting Competition and publish participant images and details for any purpose, without paying any fees or compensation to participants.

  3. Dance for Life charitable organization reserves the right to suspend, withdraw, or cancel the "Dance Your Heart Out" Painting Competition at any time for any reason and to modify the guidelines without prior notice to participants. Dance for Life charitable organization's decisions on all matters related to the "Dance Your Heart Out" Painting Competition  are final, and all disputes will not be entertained.

  4. Participants shall fully indemnify Dance for Life charitable organization for any direct or indirect losses, damages, costs, expenses (including legal fees) incurred or related to any violation of the guidelines and shall hold Dance for Life charitable organization harmless from any damages.

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