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The Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens (FIVA) has announced a new competition to fire the imaginations of the young – and the young at heart.
To coincide with the United Nations’ International Youth Day on 12 August, FIVA is inviting younger enthusiasts to get involved by submitting photos, paintings and drawings on the theme of ‘Historic Vehicles and Industrial Heritage’.
Which could be a useful project if you’re stuck at home this summer.
These will be judged in three categories:
- Photos of industrial buildings (such as fuel stations and garages) in some way connected to historic vehicles
- Paintings/drawings of industrial buildings in some way connected to historic vehicles
- Photos of an owner with his/her historic vehicle
Entries will be posted to FIVA’s social media channels. Winners will be announced on 30 September, and they’ll also receive a FIVA book, vehicle plaque and a recognition diploma.
“Our competition invites the young and young-at-heart to submit bold and innovative artistic representations of historic vehicles in the context of industrial heritage, expressing the importance of maintaining classics on tomorrow’s roads,” said Nataša G Jerina, vice-president of FIVA.
“While the UN defines the world’s youth as the 15-24 years age group, we think it fair to extend this to include the young-at-heart. Youth is a state of mind, not a number, so we don’t have a cut-off age, but we nevertheless hope to see many entries from people in their teens – or younger.”