On the occasion of the upcoming National sovereignty and Children's Day AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC organizes a children's drawing competition. The contest will be held at the national level - children from all over Turkey will be able to take part in it; as well as in the province of Mersin - the region of construction of the first nuclear power plant in Turkey – Akkuyu NPP.


Children aged from 6 to 14 in two age categories, from 6 to 10 years old and from 11 to 14 years old, are invited to take part in the competition to be held from 1 to 15 April 2021. Commemorative electronic certificates will be sent to all participants. In each age category, five winners will be identified, who will receive drawing sets and souvenirs from AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC, as well as the right to take part in a one-month online drawing course.


The participants' drawings will be rated according to the level of their technical performance, artistic expression and compliance with the theme of the competition. The theme for this year’s competition is "Clean Energy for Clean Future". The participants’ artwork should emphasize the importance of nuclear power plants construction for growing energy demands and also focus nuclear energy as a source of power that does not produce greenhouse gases and thus helps to preserve the environment for future generations.


To participate in the competition, a scan or a photo of the drawing should be made and sent by e-mail to with the title "AKKUYU NUCLEAR Drawing Competition". Competition applications will be open on the April 1, 2021 until April 15, 2021. To enter the competition the e-mail must include a questionnaire with a photo of the participant, indicating the name, surname, age, educational institution in which the participant is studying, the name of the drawing and mailing address for sending souvenirs in case of receiving an award in the competition. The questionnaire must also contain the consent of the legal representative to process еру personal data of the competition participant. The works of all participants will be posted on the official pages of JSC AKKUYU NUCLEAR in Instagram and Facebook with the following hashtags: #akkuyu, #akkuyunükleer, #Akkuyu23Nisan, #TemizGelecekİçinTemizEnerji and #AkkuyuResimYarışması.


The results of the competition will be summarized until April 23rd, before the National sovereignty holiday and Children's Day, and announced on the official AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC website and the company’s Facebook and Instagram accounts. The jury of the competition will comprise employees of the AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC Public Information Center in Mersin.


The organization of children's art competitions has become a good tradition for AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC; in 2020, in cooperation with the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in the Republic of Turkey, the company had held the first online drawing contest. More than 100 young artists from different regions of Turkey took part in the competition.


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