Toyota Ghana Co. Ltd. is pleased to announce that the entries for the 16th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest are open from now up until 10 February 2023.
The contest is a Toyota initiative that seeks to unearth creativity in children (15 years below) through art. Children from all over the world are invited to share ideas about the future of mobility by drawing their dream cars.
Children are the world’s biggest dreamers, and this is a great opportunity for them to dream big and win big!
For details about the history of the contest, please refer to the Toyota Global website
The Toyota Dream Car Art Contest is an annual competition organized by Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) of Japan for all children up to 15 years all over the world. The contest seeks to uncover creativity in children by asking them to draw their dream cars that illustrates an idea of future mobility. The contest is grouped into three (3) categories: for children under 8 years, 8 to 11 years and 12 to 15 years.It is made up of the National Contest and World Contest. The National Contest is where 9 winners (3 from each category) are selected as representatives from Ghana. The 9 artworks are then entered in the World Contest to compete with other 9 artworks from different countries worldwide.
Think of a challenge in the society within which you live and draw or paint a car that can solve that particular society challenge and demonstrates future mobility (concept).*
Download your entry form here or pick it up at any of our branches
Complete the entry form. Give a title to your car and a short explanation of what your dream car does (concept).
Get your parents’ signature
Attach the entry form to the back of your artwork with an adhesive.
Submit artwork to any of our branches.
The contest is open to all children living in Ghana who are below 16 years old. There 3 categories
Category 1 : Under 8 years old
Category 2 : 8 – 11 years old
Category 3 : 12 – 15 years old
An A3 size paper is required and you can use any medium you like – pencils, crayons, paint – to create your dream car. Do not forget to add a background, to help us imagine what your dream car would look like in its environment.
Take note, computer generated artworks are also acceptable
Entries for the 15th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest will be from November 2021 to January 2022
At Toyota, we believe that children are full of creative extraordinary dreams that can become a reality. A Dream Car is how the child sees his or her future car to be. Think of a challenge in your society and draw a car to solve the challenge.
Be creative and imagine what your dream car would be and what you would want the car to do. The idea behind your car must stimulate sympathy, resonance and emotion.
Shortlisted participants will receive Toyota Dream Car Art Contest branded souvenirs. The 9 lucky winners selected from the 3 categories will be presented with tablets and plaques. Their artworks will be entered into the World Contest.
If an artwork from Ghana wins at the World Contest, the winner will win a fully paid trip to Japan to attend the World Contest with a parent or guardian.
There is also a prize money award for special categories. This is $5,000 for the winner and $10,000 for the winner s school, intended to be used for educational purposes.
Alternatively you can submit a scanned copy of artwork and entry form (high resolution) to [email protected] on or before 31st January 2022.