Today, October 9, 2020 is the deadline for the Corona Multimedia Showcase. Thank you to everyone who has submitted their entries to the Showcase. We look forward to sharing with you this vast collection of imaginative and creative work from across the globe during Media Literacy Week in Canada and the USA, October 26-30th. Note: Global Media and Information Literacy Week will take place October 24-31st
Corona Multimedia Showcase
Action for Media Education (AME) and its partners – the International Janusz Korczak Association, Child Rights in Action, and the Northwest Center for Media Literacy welcome you to our festival of talent, thoughtfulness, humor, and resilience from over 900 children and youth —ages 3 to 19 and their families from 27 countries and all continents (with an exception of Antarctica). They have submitted some of their impressive work in a wide variety of artistic mediums.
From December 15, 2020 to January 15, 2021, we hosted a short special addition of the Showcase “Holiday Season 2020”. This is a new festival of talent and resilience of over 350 children and youth and their families from 23 countries – Australia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, Nepal, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland, The Gambia, The Netherlands, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and U.SA.
The Corona Multimedia Showcase has been made possible thanks to our phenomenal International Showcase Coordinator Dr. Tatyana Tsyrlina-Spady, our remarkable web developer, Olga Yurkshat, and our team of AME volunteers including AME’s Executive Director, Dr. Marilyn Cohen. Together they have generously donated hundreds of hours of their time and effort.
Our Showcase team is grateful for the help and support we have received from Showcase champions from around the world. The following champions deserve our special recognition: Dr. Lidiya Asadchikh, Olga Aubry, Irina Belienè, Clea Bland, Dr. Helen Boelens, Estela Carrera-Infante, Omar .S. Darboe, Alexandra Eiramdzhants, Carol Ford, Maria Elena Olmos Cardenas, Cyrille Guel, Kaddy Jammeh, Natalia Kitsul, Dr. Lubov Klarina, Asha Latha, Galina Merinova, Shellie Nivens, Marina Pacheco, Dr. Polina Palekhova, Stephanie Pinto, Aditi Salkar, Tatiana Serova, Dr. Milandre Vlok, Chintamani Yogi, Samrat Yogi, and Angelina Yuan.
The gallery below represents some of the children and youth who submitted a photo in addition to their entry for the Showcase. Over 900 young people from throughout the world participated in the Showcase.