Following the end of our competitions, each of our partner municipalities are holding a ceremony to present the awards to their local winners and today, we were delighted to continue the presentation of awards, this time in Sumy Ukraine!
Ms. Julia Tatarchenko, manager for our project on behalf of the Department of Infrastructure of the Sumy City Council, hosted the event at the conference hall of the Center for Administrative Services in Sumy.
The Mayor of Sumy, Mr. Oleksandr Lysenko welcomed all participants and congratulated all children and youth for their inspirational work and expressing their concerns about the environment and desire for a clean city through their artworks.
The winners of the drawing competition for the best in class, the best on the year and the 10 best for the entire municipality that made it to the transnational stage of the competition were announced and presented with their prizes. For the video competition, the 10 best that made it to the transnational round were presented.
Connecting remotely, Mrs. Maritsa Kissamitaki, Communications Manager for Green Business Norway and our project presented the winners from each municipality for the transnational round and Mr. Thor Sverre Minnesjord CEO of Green Business Norway and expert partner in our project announced the winner and honorary mentions for the expert prize.
The event ended with a beautiful performance of local dances by students from Sumy.
We would like to thank all children, youth and schools from Sumy that participated in the competition and for the lovely and inspiring ideas they have shared with us!
The works from Sumy are all listed below: