October 17, 2022, Büyükeceli, Mersin Province, Turkey –  AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC invites children aged 4-16 to participate in the drawing contest that has already become a good tradition for the company. The contest is held at the national level, so children and teenagers from all over Turkey will be able to participate.


This year's theme is “The Green World Starts with Me”. The contest participants are invited to depict how everyone could preserve the nature for future generations. What are the ways to help providing all people with affordable and stable electricity? How does nuclear energy together with other clean generation sources, contribute into the environmental preservation? The participants are to answer these questions in the form of a drawing.


The contest categories are as follows:

•          4 to 6 years;

•          7 to 9 years;

•          10 to 12 years;

•          13 to 16 years;

•          Special category “The Most Original Drawing”.


Three winners will be chosen in each of the five categories and be awarded valuable prizes. Professional juries will evaluate participants' drawings by the level of technical performance, artistic expression, and the relevance to the contest's theme.


To participate in the contest, please scan or take a picture of your drawing and send it by e-mail together with the filled-in documents (application, national drawing contest rules explanation, notification of the processing and protection of personal data) during the period from October 17 till October 23, 2022 to, indicating the phrase "AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC Drawing Contest" in the subject line. Filling in application, national drawing contest rules explanation, notification of the processing and protection of personal data is mandatory condition for participating in the contest. You can download the document templates from the link below: drawing contest


The contest winners will be announced on October 26, 2022 on the official website and social network accounts of The AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC.


The children's drawing contest is an annual event of The AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC. In 2020, the company together with the Representative Office of The Rossotrudnichestvo in the Republic of Turkey held the first online drawing contest "Draw a Dream", where more than 100 youth artists from various Turkish regions participated. Last year, over 150 applications were submitted. The applications were received from all over Turkey: Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Antalya, Mersin, Bursa and many other provinces. The last year's contest's theme was the slogan "Clean Energy for Clean Future": the participants were asked to focus on the nuclear energy as an energy source, which does not generate greenhouse gas emissions and thus contributes into the environmental preservation for future generations, in their drawings.