They Won Their Visit! Images Doc Contest Winners

| September 5, 2014

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the IMAGES DOCS drawing contest organized in partnership with the Juno Beach Centre… the Halbout family from Montpellier has won a daytrip to Juno Beach!

The contest, as featured in the June 2014 edition of Images Doc, challenged children to create a drawing inspired by “The Poppy: Flower of Remembrance”. The prize for the winning contestant is to have their artwork printed on a postcard and enjoy a complementary visit of the Juno Beach Centre with their family, including the museum visit, the temporary exhibit Grandma, What Was it like During the War?, a guided tour of Juno Park and lunch at a local restaurant.

The children whose drawings received the 2nd to 10th prizes won a family pass for the Juno Beach Centre and the 11th to 20th place winners received a special issue and a novel from Images Doc.

The Juno Beach Centre received more than 200 drawings and the jury (comprised of the Franco-Canadian museum staff) had a difficult job in selecting the winners amongst the talent and creativity proven by all the children with their artwork. The children, aged 8 to 12 years, (all Images Doc readers) sent their drawings to Juno from all over the world: Belgium, Germany, the Czech Republic, Colombia, Switzerland and even Canada!

The Winners:

1st place: Irène HALBOUT, 10 years, 34000 Montpellier (pictured above)

2nd to 10th places:Cassandre GRISSON, 12 years, 45140 Ormes / Vincent PASSARD, 12 years, 35500 VITRÉ / stella BOUTON, 9 years, 33000 BORDEAUX / Sixtine de Bourmont, 11 years, 76230 BOIS-GUILLAUME / Baptiste HOWORÉ, 11 years, 35270 LOURMAIS / Cédric BOURGEOIS, 11 years, 49878 RATINGEN (Germany) / Théophile MABILLE , 10 years, 76400 FECAMP / Pierre-Louis de VANDIERE, 8 years, 78100 SAINT-GERMAIN-EN-LAYE / Erwan LESAGE, 10 years, 35150 PIRÉ-SUR-SEICHE

11th to 20th places: Malo CHANNO, 8 years, 75011 PARIS / Firmin DEFRETIN, 11 years, 59700 MARCQ-EN- BAROEUL / Emilie LE BLON-BRETON, 10 years, 92500 Rueil-Malmaison / Luc EVRARD, 11 years, 14250 TILLY-SUR-SEULLES / Antonin ROSMORDUC, 12 years, 49500 SEGRÉ / Noémi LESAULNIER, 10 ½ years, 13200 ARLES / Colin BERSON, 10 years, 49000 ANGERS / Victoria SCHULTZ, 8 ½ years, 67390 RICHTOLSHEIM / Sixte GODEE, 8 ½ years, 69006 LYON / Eugénie GRISSON, 10 years, 45140 Ormes

Some of the winners took advantage of their summer vacation to visit with their family. In July, Baptiste Howoré, a history-buff, Erwan Lesage, Image Doc subscription holder and sisters Cassandre and Eugénie Grisson, readers of the magazine, prepared their holidays in the region.

Cassandre and Eugénie Grisson

Baptiste HoworéErwan Lesagedessins 1

For Irène Halbout, she will come to Nomandy during the next school vacation, but the postcard is already being offered to visitors in the Grandma, What Was it like During the War? exhibit.

Thank you to everyone who entered and congratulations to the winners! 

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