Latest News:  

English>>Life & Culture

Children DIY cartoon contest launched in Tianjin

By Li Xiang and Dai Qing (

08:37, April 25, 2013

The 2nd Children DIY Micro Cartoon Contest was launched on April 23rd in the National Animation Industry Park, which is located in the Sino-Singaporean Tianjin Eco-city.

"Beautiful scenery”, “delicious food”, and “kind minds and good deeds” are the themes of the event, which is under the broader theme “Beautiful China” promoted by the State Council.

From April 24 to July 25, all the enthusiasts of children comics can visit the official website of the contest, at, which offers hundreds of cartoon characters such as the Old Scholar and the Wulong Family.

Based on the three themes, contestants can pick characters from the Web pages and start to draw cartoons.

You can be a cartoonist even if you don’t know how to draw — all you need to do is to click the mouse, drag the character and key in your creative ideas.

"Many new games are added to the 2nd Children DIY Micro Cartoon Contest, which will offer children more space to exert their imagination,” said She Yanbin, the director of the official website for the contest.

According to the official information, more than 100,000 works were received at the 1st Children DIY Micro Cartoon Contest in 2012.

We recommend:

Zhang Yuqi, Wang Quanan get married

Super kittens that make you laugh

Never-seen photos of Madonna on display

"Low-carbon fashion" show held in China

Hold on to the last tattoo of Li people

11 most creative elevators in the world

World's most precious diamonds

Cute baby and his little bulldogs

Angelababy poses for VOGUE magazine

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:DuMingming、Ye Xin)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name


Selections for you

  1. China's aircraft carrier at Qingdao home base

  2. Powered parachutes used in quake rescue operations

  3. France allows same-sex marriage, adoption

  4. Are vaccines safe for your baby?

  5. Touching love stories in the quake

  6. Daily life of quake-affected people

  7. A mystery castle in Qing dynasty

  8. Beijing Guoan beat Pohang Steelers 2-0

  9. Entrepreneurs see potential in market

  10. No new stimulus needed as economy remains stable

Most Popular


  1. Insisting on wrong road, Japan has no future
  2. US 'turns blind eye to human rights'
  3. Are cities expanding too fast and too soon?
  4. Homework, games limit kids' reading
  5. Commentary: Quake-hit China grows in pain
  6. Loan guidance is good for banks, report says
  7. IMF should act responsibly
  8. Terrorist attacks should not be regionally labeled
  9. Texas town: like whipped by powerful tornado
  10. High land premiums set to affect profits

What’s happening in China

Photo story: 'Grassroots philanthropist' donates foods to quake zone

  1. Suspected food poisoning kills 1, sickens 20
  2. Suicide woman got stuck in a well
  3. 2 dead in Gansu coal mine blast
  4. Eight killed in E China rear-end collision
  5. Police crack down on counterfeiting