Hanoi, 3rd Jan 2013 – Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV) in cooperation with Department of Primary Education (Ministry of Education & Training) continues to organize “The second Toyota Traffic Safety Drawing contest” with the theme “Dream Car”. This is a new activity organized since 2011 and is within the framework of the program “Toyota and I learn traffic” (TSEP) which has been implemented annually since school year 2005-2006.
With the the message of “Draw the car of the future… Let your imagination ride far”, through the contest, TMV wishes to continue creating a new playground in “Traffic Safety” field for primary pupils – the future generation of the country, inspring their creative passion, new ideas to draw the trully practical, meaningful cars for the present and the future – a safe car for a safer and better society in the future. More importantly, the children have shown their attention to traffic safety as well as their dream car for a better life. This is also a good chance for Vietnamese children, who have drawing passion and creative imagination, to try and compete with other ones in the world.
This year, the contest expands the scales of candidates, including: primary pupils from grade 1 to grade 5 (as in 2011) and secondary pupils from grade 6 to grade 8 nationwide.
The contest is divided into 2 rounds with many attractive and interesting prizes:
- First round: National contest
Attending The second Toyota Traffic Safety Drawing contest
- The pictures have to show the owners`s dreams, no copy and imitate ideas from available materials, pictures, photos or other peple`s ideas
- Each pupil or group of pupils can submit maximum 3 pictures
- Deadline for entry submission: 15th Jan 2013 (Tuesday)
- Results will be announced in March 2013
- Second round: International contest – Attending “The 7th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest”
- 09 best pictures of the National contest will be submitted to the “The 7th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest” in Japan
- For the winners of “The 7th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest”, beside the awards of the Organizing Board, each winner and one of their guardians will be invited to attend the Awarding Ceremony and one Japan tour to be held in August 2013 in Japan.
In Vietnam, in the first Toyota Traffic Safety Drawing contest,the organizing board received great number of participating pictures of over 327.000 units from 57/63 provinves/cities nationwide. This shows the positive responses and attention from pupils nationwide to such a meaningful contest in traffic safety field.
In the world Toyota Dream Car Art Contest - an annual activity and has been organized by Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) since 2004, among 900 selected pictures of children from 70 countries and regions all over the world, Vietnam was honored to have pictures in the top 30. The picture named “Rescue car for victims of flood” drawn by Le Khanh Linh – Nguyen Luong Bang primary school, Hai Duong city, Hai Duong province achieved the silver prize in category under 10 years old.
During the past 16 years operating in Vietnam, with the commitment to become “a good citizen in the local community”, beside business activity, TMV has always actively implemented many social contribution activities. Beside Traffic Safety field, TMV has also carried out other social contribution activities in such fields as: Education & Training, human resource development, environment protection, socio-cultural development. Therefore, since its establishment, TMV has contributed over 15 million USD for social contribution activities. Besides, TMV has actively contributed to the development of the Vietnam automobile industry and economy with nearly 2.5 billion USD to the State budget, accounting for over 60% total tax revenue of Vinh Phuc provinceTherefore, with unceasing efforts, TMV has always took the leading position in the Vietnam auto market with more than 230,000 cars delivered to the customers. It is also acknowledged to be the most successful FDI enterprises in Vietnam.
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1. Jury board
- 01 representative of Department of Primary Education – Ministry of Education & Training
- 01 representative of TMV
- 01 artist of Vietnam Association of Fine Arts
- 03 artists, lecturers of National University of Art Pedagogy
- 01 art teacher of a primary school
2. Traffic Safety Education Program (TSEP)
The Traffic Safety Education Program (TSEP) is one of four key programs in the framework of the Toyota Vietnam Foundation (TVF) founded by Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education& Training and the National Traffic Safety Committee since 2005-2006 school year.
TSEP aims at educating the traffic safety awareness for primary pupils in all schools nationwide. Applying the spirit of “learning for fun and fun to learn”, TSEP has provided new teaching methods with interesting syllabuses as well as helpful extracurricular activities. In this way, traffic safety learning becomes more attractive and interesting to the pupils.
After 7 years of implementation (2005-2012), TSEP program together with the education setor have carried out well the traffic education work for primary pupils nationwide. The program has provided more than 7.5 million traffic safety educating publications for the entire first graders during the past five academic years since 2005, freely distributing more than 83,000 VDCs, 83,000 guide books of teaching traffic safety for elementary teachers, successfully organizing 32 seminars about traffic safety for nearly 5000 key managers and teachers from many primary schools throughout the nation. Besides, TSEP also successfully held 36 provincial contests to study about traffic safety with more than 8,000 students and 5 national contests with the participation of about 15,000 elementary students throughout the nation.
2. Toyota Vietnam Foundation (TVF)
Toyota Vietnam Foundation (TVF) was established in October 2005 within the cooperation framework of Toyota Motor Vietnam, Ministry of Education and Training and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism with capital of USD 4 million (sponsored by TMV). TVF focuses on community`s activities to develop social culture, especially developing quality of education and training and human resource in Vietnam, including five main activities:
- Traffic safety:
ü “Traffic Safety Education Program”: has been implemented annually since 2005 in order to educate traffic safety for primary pupils nationwide
- Education – Training and human resource development
ü “Monozukuri course” – Know-how of success in manufacturing and business: has been held since 2005 in order to share the key to success of Toyota to Vietnam businesses and students.
ü “Toyota Scholarship”: has been organized since 1997 for excellent students of universities of technology, engineering and environment majors nationwide (100 scholarships/year).
ü “Toyota Scholarship for Vietnamese young music talents”: has been organized since 2009 for excellent students of 5 musical universities/colleges nationwide (146 scholarships/year).
- Culture & society:
ü “Toyota Concert Tour”: has been organized since 1998 with the purpose to help Vietnam
Symphony Orchestra upgrade performance to international level.
Mr. Nguyen Huu Hanh
Primary Education Department
Ministry of Education and Training
49 Dai Co Viet, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi
Tel: (84-4) 38682356
Fax: (84-4) 38681079
Ms. Le Thi Huong Diu
Deputy General Manager
PR & CSR Departments
Toyota Motor Vietnam
No 1, Thang Long avenue, Me Tri,
Tu Liem, Hanoi
Tel: (84-4) 35536878 – 98 (ext: 150)
Fax: (84-4) 35536841- 42