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Deadline to Enter City of Saskatoon Living In Harmony Awards is Wednesday, February 28, 2018

For immediate release: February 8, 2018 - 8:30am
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The City’s Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Committee is now accepting nominations for the annual “Living in Harmony” awards, recognizing local organizations or individuals for their efforts in the elimination of racial discrimination.  The entry deadline for submissions and nominations is Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Committee members will select the winning entries/nominations.

March 21 is International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.  In honour of this day, the Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Committee invites you to explore what intercultural harmony means to you through words and/or pictures.  You may also choose to nominate an individual or group for their efforts in promoting the spirit of living in harmony.

Living in Harmony Literary Contest
This contest invites submissions of poems, short stories, or essays on the theme of Living in Harmony.  This contest is open to elementary and high school students.  The author of each winning entry will receive $100.

Living in Harmony Art Contest
This contest invites submissions of all forms of art (drawings, paintings, music, video, or other forms of expression) that involve the theme of Living in Harmony.  This contest is open to elementary and high school students.  The artist for each winning entry will receive an award valued at $100.

Recognition Award
Open to everyone, this award invites nominations of local youth, adults, and groups that focus their efforts on positive initiatives within our community.

Entry forms are available at saskatoon.ca/livinginharmony.  Please submit entries to the City of Saskatoon Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Office, Cosmo Civic Centre (upper level), 3131 Laurier Drive, Saskatoon SK  S7L 5J7.

The winners of the Literary and Art contests, as well as the recipient(s) of the 2018 Recognition Award, will be announced at the Living in Harmony awards ceremony on Wednesday, March 21, at the Roxy Theatre.

For more information, please call 306-975-7826 or email cultural.diversity@saskatoon.ca.