Children's "Under One Moon" Art Contest
5 July 2019

Children producing art as part of a IAU100 100 Hours of Astronomy event in India. Credit: IIT Indore Astronomy Club


A variety of moon-related activities are being coordinated worldwide on and around the anniversary of 20-21 July 2019.


To encourage the involvement of children in the celebrations, Moon Landing 50 has established a new art contest for children.

We invite children aged 5 to 12 to produce a piece of artwork that represents the theme: Under One Moon. The artwork can be drawn or painted on a size A4 paper.

To submit: Please have a supporting adult or educator complete this form by 11 August 17:00 CEST. Submissions are welcome for children of any country.


3 winners will be selected for the Under One Moon contest per age group (5-6, 7-9, and 10-12).


Each winner will have their artwork shared online at and and will receive: 

-one Telescope KIT from the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) and the IAU Office for Astronomy Outreach (OAO)

-one Moon and one Earth from the Celestial Buddies toy set


Contest agreement:

- All decisions of competition organizers about any aspect of the competition, including eligibility or disqualification of applications, comments or images are final and cannot be appealed.

- By submitting information for the contest about the conducted Moon Landing 50 event, contestants consent to the use, reproduction, publication, transmission and dissemination of their name, and information relating to the award by the competition organizers and/or partners, without compensation, in any publications or promotional material, to promote the competition and its winners.

- IAU100/Moon Landing 50 reserves the right to make changes to the competition at any time without prior notice, to temporarily interrupt the competition, or to cancel the competition without justifying or being in any way accountable for this decision. No damages or compensation may be claimed.

- IAU100/Moon Landing 50 does not guarantee a delivery date for the awarded prizes, as they may be delivered separately and at a later date. 



Bethany Downer

Moon Landing 50 Event Coordinator

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