Montréal, August 21th 2020

WINNERS OF THE IL PICCOLO LEONARDO ART CONTEST ANNOUNCED

As part of the events of the 27th edition of the Montreal’s Italian Week Festival, the National Congress of Italian-Canadians (Quebec Region) has once again organized its Il Piccolo Leonardo art competition. Inspired by the wonders of Italy, young artists between the ages of 4 and 12 were invited to create a work of art, a drawing or a painting, to explain what it means to them. The competition was a great success and the entire Italian Week team would like to thank the participants. Here are the winners :

The winner of the 4-6 years old category is Yujin Kaneumi.

The winner of the 7-9 years old category is Jessica Di Giacomo.

The winner of the 10-12 years old category is Massimo Vitale.

This year, the jury also decided to award a special prize for creativity to Marika Santerre-Gaignard.

Finally, the big winner of the Il Piccolo Leonardo competition is Maëlle Allard-Moullec.

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 festival-goers a wide array of shows and activities featuring art, music, gastronomy, fashion, and Italian folklore. For its 27th edition, the festival is COMPLETELY VIRTUAL offering a web program from August 7th to 23rd 2020.