Sruthi Manojna Vemuri wins 16th Global Toyota Dream Car Art Contest
The official award ceremony for the 16th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest was held at the TKM Plant in Bidadi near Bangalore.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has awarded Sruthi Manojna Vemuri as one of the winners in the 16th global Toyota Dream Car Art Contest (TDCAC). Currently studying at Sri Prakash Vidyaniketan, Visakhapatnam, Sruthi’s artwork, titled "Toyota Time Transitor," stood out among global entries from 90 countries and regions with 780,000 participants. The company has awarded a prize money of US$ 3,000, in recognition of her achievement in the age category of 12-15 years.
TDCAC, organised by Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in Japan, is a global initiative that encourages children up to the age of 15 to showcase their imagination and creativity by drawing their dream cars. Over the years, TDCAC has gained popularity, attracting millions of entries from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives. The artworks often reflect a broad range of themes, including environmental conservation, technological advancements, social harmony, and personal aspirations. As many as 8 million children have participated in TDCAC since its inception in 2004.
Atul Sood, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Toyota Kirloskar Motor said “Art holds a profound significance in nurturing young minds, going beyond traditional studies and academics. Through the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, we have a purposeful mission to kindle the fires of creativity within these young minds and empower them to envisage a future where their dreams materialize into reality.”
“This competition transcends mere car drawings to serve as a platform for cultivating innovation, fostering sustainability, and encouraging artistic expression. Witnessing the exceptional talent of budding artists like Sruthi Manojna Vemuri is a source of immense pride for us. Her artwork brilliantly captures the very essence of our collective vision for a better world. This recognition serves as a testimony to the boundless potential inherent in every child to mould the future. At Toyota Kirloskar Motor, we wholeheartedly embrace our responsibility to nurture their aspirations and dreams,” Sood further added.
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