Student Art Contest


The National Cherry Blossom Festival and DC Collaborative jointly invited grades K-12 students from DC public and public charter schools to participate in the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival Student Art Contest by submitting an artwork entry that depicted this year’s theme “Home is Where the Blossoms Are”, with a special focus on Friendship. Over 130 entries of original pieces of artwork were received, that told the story of how cherry blossoms are represented in the students’ communities and friendships just as these blossoms symbolize friendship between the United States and Japan.

Congratulations to all of the overall winners – including People’s Choice – displayed below. Scroll through the Virtual Gallery to view all of the entries.

Overall Winners

People’s Choice Winner
Best Friends Blossom – Ty’yona B. of JO Wilson Elementary

Category 1: K - 2nd Grade

Category 2: 3rd - 5th Grade

Category 3: 6th - 8th Grade

Category 4: 9th - 12th Grade

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