Draw My Story of Stamps Contest


1. Objective: To encourage and discover more painters to participate in cultural creative arts and design through stamps.

2. Qualifications:

A. Macao participants:

  • Children group: Age 6 ~ 12, born between 01/01/2006 ~ 31/12/2012;
  • Youth group: Age 13 ~ 18, born between 01/01/2000 ~ 31/12/2005.

B. Macao and/or oversea participants:

  • General group: No age limit

3. Requirements on the drawings:

Children & Youth Group General Group
Theme of drawing By extension of concept & content from selected stamps or souvenir sheets issued by Macao China. By extension of concept & content from selected stamps or souvenir sheets circulated & issued by different country or region.
Stamps on drawing One complete souvenir sheet, or one or more physical stamps corresponding to the theme must be glued on the drawing.
Number of work Each participant can only participate in one group and submit one drawing
Others - The drawing must be drawn by hand on an A4 sized (29.5cm x 21cm) drawing paper. Computer graphics/designs will not be accepted.
- The painting material and color are not limited. Except for the souvenir sheet and stamps, no other objects glued on to the drawing will be accepted.
- If the participant uses counterfeits, photocopies and/or stamps out of circulation, the drawing will be counted as a disqualified entry.

4. Prize:

Children Group Youth Group General Group
1st Prize Coupons valued at MOP1500 Coupons valued at MOP2000 Coupons valued at MOP2500*
2nd Prize Coupons valued at MOP1200 Coupons valued at MOP1600 Coupons valued at MOP2000*
3rd Prize Coupons valued at MOP900 Coupons valued at MOP1200 Coupons valued at MOP1500*
Appreciation Award 3 winners for each group. Each winner will get coupons valued at MOP500*.
Guidance Teacher All guidance teachers of the Children and Youth groups will be presented with souvenirs. But the souvenirs will not be repeatedly given to the same person.
Participation Award A trophy will be awarded to the school or association that has submitted the most number of works.
Remarks - Winning entries will obtain certificates and trophies
- * Oversea winners will obtain equivalent philatelic products)

5. Registration and submission dates:

  • Send by post or submit the completed Registration Form and drawing in person to Communications Museum.
  • Opening hours: 9:00am to 5:30pm from Monday to Sunday, closed on public holidays.
  • Deadline for submission: 5:30pm on 19/05/2018 (Saturday). Late submissions will not be evaluated.

6. Evaluation: The organizer will invite professionals in the fields of art, stamps and culture to be the judges. The results are subject to the final judgment of the judges.

7. Declaration:

  • Personal data collected in the Registration Form will only be used for the arrangement of the activity and handled according to the "Personnel Data Collection Policy Statement of CTT".
  • All submitted entries will be exhibited in the Communications Museum and other location. The Organizer reserves the rights to film, publish, translate, display and promote the entries without prior permission of the participants or remuneration.
  • The submitted drawings will not be returned to the participants. Macao Post owns the copyright and usage right of the winning drawings.
  • If a prize-winning work were a product of plagiarism, any prize awarded will be considered null and void, and any prize paid will be recovered.