THE PAINTING COMPETITION "CLIMATE CHANGE AND WATER" WAS AWARDED IN İSKİ

02.04.2021

The award ceremony of the painting competition “Climate Change and Water” organized by İSKİ for middle and high school students was held with the participation of Ekrem İmamoğlu, Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.

İSKİ organized a painting competition with the theme of "climate change and water" for middle school and high school students in Istanbul within the scope of "World Water Day" activities. The jury deemed the 90 artworks that participated in the competition worthy of exhibition and publication. The award ceremony, which was organized for 6 artist candidates from middle and high school students who ranked in the competition, was held with the participation of Ekrem İmamoğlu, Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM).

Making the first speech at the ceremony, Raif Mermutlu, General Manager of İSKİ, stated that the aim of the competition is "to protect our water resources, to emphasize the importance of water saving, to raise awareness about water usage and to evaluate the current situation on water from the eyes of young people".

    

İMAMOĞLU AWARDED THE PRIZES TO STUDENTS BEING IN THE TOP THREE

Stating that İSKİ is working intensively on water and water source protection, İmamoğlu said ‘The story of water is invaluable. Because we all know that it is the source of life. I appreciate this activity reminding us this truth.’ İmamoğlu awarded the prizes and presents to the middle and high school students. Later, the top winner in the middle school category, Kurt who was awarded ‘FIRST PRIZE’ in the International Art Competition with the theme of ‘Draw Me Your Dream of Peace’ jointly organized by UNESCO presented her painting to İmamoğlu. Taking family photo with students, their parents, teachers and executives of İSKİ, İmamoğlu visited the exhibition with their creators.  

 

Middle School Category:

Winner: Naz Peri İrem KURT - Özel Balkanlar Koleji

First Runner-up: Ceyda BULUTLU - Pendik BİLSEM

Second Runner-up: Tuğba Madenci - Fatih Sultan Mehmet Ortaokulu

    

High School Category:

Winner: Öykü Karabulut - Şair Abay Konanbay Anadolu Lisesi

First Runner-up: Fikriye Berra Eser - FMV Işık Lisesi

Second Runner-up: Kübra Kutlu - Avni Akyol Güzel Sanatlar Lisesi