Draw My Story of Stamps Contest


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

II. Qualifications: Full-time students and residents of Macao can individually participate in one of the following groups:

  • Children group: Age 6 ~ 12, born between 01/01/2004 ~ 31/12/2010
  • Youth group: Age 13 ~ 18, born between 01/01/1998 ~ 31/12/2003
  • General group: No age limit

III. Requirements on the drawings:

  • Each participant can only submit one drawing
  • The drawing must be about the stamp or souvenir sheet issue(s) of "Macao China" in circulation. If used of counterfeits, photocopies and/or stamps out of circulation, it will be counted as disqualified entry.
  • 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 drawing must have glued on it one complete souvenir sheet, or one or more complete stamps.
  • The painting material and color are not limited. But, except for the souvenir sheet and stamps, no other objects glued to the drawing will be accepted.

IV. Prize: Winning entries will obtain certificates and trophies

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, 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.

V. 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 11 November, 2016 (Friday). Late submissions will not be evaluated.

VI. 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.

VII. 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 Macao Post.
  • 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, any prize paid will be recovered.