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World Oceans Day Through Art 2021
8 June, 2022
The art competition and exhibition celebrating World Oceans Day intends to seek the beauty of our oceans and to highlight the challenges of the marine environment through the eyes of creativity and art. The global call for this years celebrations has been ’30X30′ which is a call to action to safeguard at least 30% of the worlds ocean by 2030.
36 winners have been announced under both categories
World Oceans Day Through Art 2021 is hosted by The Pearl Protectors in partnership with Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA), Blue Resources Trust, Dilmah Conservation, EU Delegation to Sri Lanka & Maldives and World Ocean Day International.
The exhibition received over 1000 art submissions during a span of 1 month effectively making ‘World Oceans Day Through Art 2021’ the largest virtual art competition and exhibition to be conducted in Sri Lanka.
All art submissions are exhibited on Behance art gallery and Facebook public exhibition album. Selected artwork will be aimed at creating a larger awareness towards inspiring a new generation of ocean lovers and towards protecting our beautiful marine environment.