Montreal, June 12, 2020


As part of the 27th edition of Montreal’s Italian Week festival, the
National Congress of Italian-Canadians once again organizes its art competition Il Piccolo Leonardo. Inspired by the wonders of Italy, young artists between the ages of 4 and 12 are invited to create a work of art, drawing or painting to explain what they represent to them. This is a great opportunity to introduce them to the richness of the Italian culture.

The competition is divided into three categories of participants: 4 to 6 years old, 7 to 9 years old, and 10 to 12 years old. One winner will be selected for each of these categories and one winner will be chosen among all of the participants. Winners will be announced on the festival’s social media (date to be confirmed). Once the art is completed, it must be photographed and sent by email to The winners will have to send their work to the National Congress of Italian-Canadians at 8370 boul. Lacordaire, Suite 302, Saint-Léonard, H1R 3Y6.

The deadline to submit an artwork is July 25, 2020.

Competition rules :
The information that must appear in the email is as follows: the title, the name and surname of the artist, their age, their telephone number, their civic address and their email address, and the name of the school, organization or association through which the child obtained the competition details.

About Montreal’s Italian Week
Montreal’s Italian Week is a cultural festival unfolding throughout the city and celebrating the beauty and diversity of Italy. This celebration offers to more than 400 000 festivalgoers a wide array of shows and activities featuring art, music, gastronomy, fashion, and Italian folklore. For its 27th edition, the festival will become completely virtual offering a web program from august 7th to 23rd 2020.