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As part of the 27th Edition of Montreal’s Italian Week, which will be held from August 7th to 16th, 2020, the National Congress of Italian-Canadians would like to invite all young artists that wish to demonstrate their talent to participate in the 11th Edition of the “Il Piccolo Leonardo” contest. Young artists between the ages of 4 and 12 years old are invited to create a work of art inspired by an Italian region of their choice.

The competition will be divided into three categories: 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12 years old. Four artists will receive an award. In fact, a prize will be awarded for each category and the same for the winner of the contest.

Rules of the contest

  1. The works can be carried out on a sheet of drawing paper or a canvas.
  2. The materials and techniques used in carrying out the works are up to the artist to decide.
  3. The following information must be written on the back of the sheet or canvas :― Title of the work
    ― First and last name of the artist
    ― Age of the artist
    ― Postal address of the artist
    ― E-mail address and phone number
    ― Name of the school, organization or association
  4. We do not accept traced artwork or designs already made.
    * All the drawings with missing information will be excluded from the contest.
  5. Works must be submitted by mail, sealed and protected in an envelope, or in person before July 20th, 2020 at the following address:
    National Congress of Italian-Canadians
    8370, boul. Lacordaire, suite 302
    Montreal (QC) H1R 3Y6
  6. The works will be chosen by a jury comprised of three professional artists.


For more information : (514) 721-0168 | piccololeonardo@semaineitalienne.ca