ANTWERP UNIVERSITY AND PANATHLON DRAWING CONTEST
History Drawing Contest
3RD ANTWERP UNIVERSITY & PANATHLON DRAWING CONTEST 2018
On 19 February 2019 during the Panathlon Antwerp Sports Personalities 2018, the exposition of the 3rd Antwerp University and Panathlon Drawing Contest was presented to the Selection Commission and the ceremony guests.
The Commission consisting of Prof. Dr. F. baron Van Loon of the Panathlon Club of the University of Antwerp and P. Verboven of the PCU Committee and chaired by Prof. Dr. A. Verschoren of the University of Antwerp, chose three winners:
1. Francisca Ojeda from the Liceo experimental artístico, Chile, with “Union”;
2. Maria Makacheva from the St. Mary’s Shelter, Russia, with “Jump into the unknown”;
3. Liyana Gasnafar from Ashoka University, India, with “Sporting Compassion”.
The Commission appointed winners according to the following criteria:
– integrity of the artistic image, unity of form and content;
– aesthetics and artistic level;
– the expression of the idea of fair play.
The Commission also decided to extend an honorable commendation to Michael Wu from the University of California, USA, with “Let’s Play Basketball” for the high technical level of the drawing.
The Commission commended the overall high artistic and technical level of the drawings.
On 12-13 March 2019 the 15 best drawings of the Antwerp University and Panathlon Drawing Contest were presented in the University of Rome Tor Vergata. A lot of students and docents could enjoy the exposition passing in the hall of CampusX.
On 13 March the PCU Committee President Peter Verboven inaugurated the exposition to the participants of the Roma Tor Vergata Games.
During the exposition in Italy a voting was organized for the Honorable commendation of the University of Rome Tor Vergata exposition. All participants of the Rome Tor Vergata Games and visitors could vote for their favorite drawing of the 3rd Antwerp University and Panathlon Drawing Contest.
Again the opinion of our jury reflects the opinion of many. The second winner according to the jury – the drawing “Jump into the unknown” by Maria Makacheva from St. Mary’s Shelter in Russia was selected by the predominant majority of visitors as well.
The favorites of the exhibition were also drawings: “Passing The Torch” by Chiu Yi from Malaysia and “The Art of Sport” by Sofiya Kuzmina from USA.
From 19 to 26 April during the PCU Bridge Trophy and the PCU Games 2019, the exposition of the 3rd Antwerp University and Panathlon Drawing Contest, devoted to University Sport and Fair Play, was set up on 3 different campuses of the University of Antwerp (Belgium).
From 19 to 22 April 2019 the exposition was presented at the heart of the City Campus, in the magnificent, historic “Hof van Liere” building. This 16th-century building in the Brabant Gothic style belongs to the cultural-historical patrimony of Antwerp and Flanders. The participants from 8 different universities enjoyed the Drawing Contest exposition in the unique atmosphere of a historic building that hosted the first PCU Bridge tournament.
Favorite of the exhibition during the Bridge Trophy became the drawing “Olympic Respect” by Federico Aguiar from EASD Ramón Falcón (Spain).
On Wednesday, 24th April 2019, the 15 best drawings were exposed in the hall of the Aula Rector Dhanis, the biggest auditorium of the City Campus.
During the PCU Games acredditations more than 600 attendees had a chance to see the exposition and to vote for their favorite drawing. At the Opening Ceremony a voting round for the “Honorable Commendation of the PCU Games 2019 Participants” was organized. The highest number of participants voted for the drawing “Jump into the unknown” by Maria Makacheva from St. Mary’s Shelter in Moscow (Russia), only a few votes ahead of the drawing “The impossible is possible” by Anastasia Garkovets from Kyiv (Ukraine).
During the PCU Games Closing Ceremony on Friday 26 April 2019 the drawings were exhibited in the beautiful building of the University of Antwerp Grauwzusters Cloister, where the Head of Delegations of the PCU Games teams, the Aurora teams and Yerun teams enjoyed the exposition.
In general the audience noted that the drawings complemented the historical interiors of the University and, at the same time, the modern program of the student competitions.
The XIII Panamerican Panathlon International Congress took place from 3 to 6 October 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The PCU Committee attended the program and presented the exposition of the Antwerp University and Panathlon Drawing Contest devoted to the Fair Play in the University sport. The exposition of the PCU Contest looked incredibly beautiful in the lobby of the Scala hotel in Buenos Aires during the XIII Panamerican Panathlon International Congress. During the accreditation and coffee breaks the participants had possibability to enjoy the exposition of the and to vote for their favorite drawing. Argentinian NOC Vice-President Alicia Masoni de Morea and María Julia Garisoain, who competed twice in the Olympic Games for Argentina visited the exposition. Voting for the Honorable commendation was organized during the XIII Panamerican Congress Panathlon International in Buenos Aires. “Passing the torch” by Chiu Yi from the One Academy of Communication Design in Malaysia was chosen as the Honorable commendation of the XIII Panamerican Panathlon International Congress participants.
The exposition of the 15 artworks from the student all over the world was an excellent addition to the IV PCU International Univesity Tennis Tournament, which took place from 18 to 20 October 2019 in Moscow, Russia. The results of the PIUTT Participants voting for the Honorable commendation in the Antwerp University & Panathlon Drawing Contest were announced at the Closing ceremony. The voters’ choice is the painting “Union”, made by Francisca Ojeda (Liceo Experimental Artístico, Chile).
This file “Results of the 3rd PCU Drawing Contest 2018” contains a full overview of the 15 best drawings with more detailed information containing artists’ statements.
19 February 2019, Antwerp (Belgium), University of Antwerp – Grauwzusters Cloister
Sport Personalities 2018 & Contest Selection Commission
12-14 March 2019, Rome (Italy), University of Rome Tor Vergata
Rome Tor Vergata Games
19-22 April 2019, Antwerp (Belgium), University of Antwerp – Hof Van Liere,
PCU Bridge Contest 2019
24-26 April 2019, Antwerp (Belgium), University of Antwerp – City Campus
PCU University Games 2019
3-6 October 2019, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
XIII Panathlon Panamerican Congress
18-20 October 2019, Moscow (Russia), Financial University
PIUTT Tennis Tournament 2019
6-8 December 2019, Antwerp (Belgium), Hof van Liere, University of Antwerp
PCU Chess Cup
2ND ANTWERP UNIVERSITY & PANATHLON DRAWING CONTEST 2017
On 21 February 2018 the Contest Selection Commission has announced the winners of the 2017 Antwerp University & Panathlon Drawing Contest. The 15 best drawings selected from 112 entries were presented to the Commission for the appointment of the three winners. The Chairman of the Selection Commission, Prof. Dr. Alain Verschoren, Prorector of the University of Antwerp, expressed his admiration for the increased artistic level and the variety of drawing methods and techniques presented. Therefore the Commission found it difficult to select a final winner of the first prize, and consequently, it was decided that two first prizes would be awarded, and also a third prize. The first prize is shared between Ernest Seah from Singapore with «Fair Play» and Artem Tereschenko from Belarus with «Ludis Iungit». The third prize was awarded to Marcos Santos Magnani da Silva from Brazil with «Fair Play Volley». The Commission also decided to extend an honorable commendation to Aigul Kuldibaeva from Kazakhstan with «Creation of a Panathlete». This file “Results Antwerp University & Panathlon Drawing Contest 2017” contains a full overview of the 15 best drawings with pictures and more detailed information.
February 2018, Antwerp (Belgium), University of Antwerp – Campus Middelheim
Sport Personalities 2017 & Contest Selection Commission
March 2018, Grenoble (France), Mercure Grenoble President
Flambeau d’Or Panathlon International
April 2018, Antwerp (Belgium), University of Antwerp – City Campus, Grauwzusters Cloister
PCU University Games 2018
June 2018, Florence (Italy), 21st International Congress & 48th General Assembly of Panathlon International
together with International Graphic Art Competition PI – D. Chiesa Foundation
October 2018, Dubna Moscow Region (Russia), Dubna State University
PIUTT Tennis Tournament 2018
1ST ANTWERP UNIVERSITY & PANATHLON DRAWING CONTEST 2016
On Tuesday 31 January 2017 the Contest Selection Commission met in Antwerp, chaired by Contest President Prof. Dr. Alain Verschoren. Among the 15 best drawings of the 2016 contest, the winning artworks were selected. The Selection Commission President expressed his gratitude to all participants to make this first edition a success! The winning artworks are “Olympiad” from Yana Ivanchina (1st place / RUS), “Sport uniting the world” from Eric Djivo (2nd place / BENIN) and “Flanders’ wheels” from Roxanne Bral (3rd place / BEL). The Selection Commission additionaly expressed an honorable commondation for the artwork “Gymnasts” from Catherine Borisova (RUS). The PDF “Results Antwerp University & Panathlon Drawing Contest 2016” gives an overview of the 15 best drawings with pictures and more detailled information about each artwork.
26-28 April 2017, Antwerp (Belgium)
University of Antwerp, PCU University Games 2017
11-13 May 2017, Rapallo, (Italy), Hotel Rosabianca,
Panathlon International Presidents’ Committee meeting
20-22 October 2017, Dubna (Russia)
Dubna State University, PIUTT Tennis 2017