World Ocean Day through Art

Online Event

Organized by The Pearl Protectors

World Oceans Day is celebrated globally on June 8th.

The global call for this year’s celebrations has been ’30X30′ which is a call to action to safeguard at least 30% of the worlds ocean by 2030.

The World Oceans Day Art Competition aims to depict the natural beauty of the marine environment through art while also aims to highlight ocean pollution.
The Pearl Protectors are organizing the art exhibition for the second year. The Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA), Blue Resources Trust, Dilmah Conservation and World Oceans Day International will be partnering in celebrating this year’s World Oceans Day in Sri Lanka.

The art competition and the exhibition will be conducted virtually where various
artwork/painting should be submitted as soft images.

The competition has two categories;
‘School’ and ‘Open’.

Two themes for art submissions;
• ‘Beauty of the marine environment’
• ‘Ocean Pollution’.

Submissions must be sent to along with the details requested on the submission guidelines, before the 4th of June (deadline).

Top 3 art from each category including an additional 30 top art submissions will receive prizes.

To learn about the competition rules and guidelines, visit:

We hope to see your artwork and creativity make a difference in protecting our oceans.

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