Competition


Colours of the Bible 2018

Miracles and Wonders in the Bible

The Bible is a book of miracles! From the wonderful Creation to the apocalyptic Revelation, God has performed miracles and worked wonders to display His power and glory to all peoples.

Calling all participants from Singapore, Israel and beyond – join us in using visual art to depict God’s miracles and wonders in the Bible, and stand to win attractive prizes in this art competition!

2018 Prizes

Category 1

  • 1st place: Kidzania Tickets (2 adults + 2 kids)
  • 2nd place: Bible Resource Centre Products (worth $80)
  • 3rd place: Faber Castell Products (worth $50)

Category 2

  • 1st place: Bible Resource Centre Products (worth $200)
  • 2nd place: Smiggle Hamper (worth $100)
  • 3rd place: Sheepography Hamper (worth $60)

Category 3

  • 1st place: Nikon Coolpix A100
  • 2nd place: Kusakabe Oil Paint Supplies & Art Supplies (worth $150)
  • 3rd place: Art Friend Voucher (worth $60)

Category 4

  • 1st place: El Al Return Ticket, Singapore to Israel
  • 2nd place: Faber Castell Products & Kusakabe Oil Paint Supplies (worth $160)
  • 3rd place: Art Friend Voucher (worth $60)

Facebook Most Likes Competition Winner will receive a prize and Special Mention Awards will be given to selected participants.

Who can join?

We accept entries from all different countries! Our categories are based on the following age groups:

  • Category 1: 7 years and under
  • Category 2: 8-12 years
  • Category 3: 13-18 years
  • Category 4: Open Category (19 years and above)

What kind of art can I do?

We accept the following types of artworks:

  • Paintings
  • Drawings
  • Sculptures
  • Crafts & textiles
  • Scripture Calligraphy

When can I submit my artwork?

We're accepting entries from February to June 2018, and the judges will make their decisions after that. Top entries will then be displayed at our exhibition in September!

Closing date for entries:
Singapore: 25 June 2018
Israel: 20 June 2018
Other Countries: 14 June 2018

What size should my artwork be?

  • 2D items (e.g. paintings, drawings, Scripture calligraphy, etc.)
    • Minimum size: 21cm by 29.7cm (A4 size)
    • Maximum size: 100cm by 70cm
    • Note: A3 size and above is recommended
  • 3D items (e.g. sculpture and some forms of mixed media)
    • Minimum size: 20 cm by 20 cm by 20 cm
    • Maximum size: 75cm by 75cm by 75cm

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I sign up?
You  may register online for the art competition. (registration opening 1 Feb 2018)

Following registration, attach the registration acknowledgement to your artwork. Submit your artwork to the Bible Society of Singapore via mail, or bring it to us.
For participants in Israel, submit your artwork to the Bible Society of Israel.

For full submission regulations, please read our terms and conditions.

Where can I find more information about the theme?
Click here to learn more about the Miracles and Wonders in the Bible!

If you need more information, you can research this with your family and seek guidance from your local religious leaders.

You can also contact us if you require any further clarifications.

When can I submit my entry? What is the closing date?
The competition opens on 1 Feb 2018.

The closing date for submissions to The Bible Society of Singapore is 25 June 2018.
For submissions in Israel, the closing date is 20 June 2018.
Submissions from all other countries must be received by 14 June 2018.

Can I mail in my artwork?
Yes, you may mail us your artwork. The organisers will not be responsible for any damage caused during postage/mailing.

Please be sure to have your package reach us by the closing dates.

How much does it cost to enter?
Participation in the competition is free of charge!
How do I find out the results of the competition?
Winners, and artists whose art pieces are selected to be exhibited, will be notified via email in August or September 2018.
Can I vote for a winner?
You may “Like” entries posted on our Facebook page. The winner of the picture with the most likes by 20 July 2017 will win the “Facebook Most Likes” prize.
How many entries am I allowed?
You may submit as many pieces as you like. However, each participant is entitled to one prize per category only.
What prizes are available?
There are 3 top prizes for each category.

Special Mention prizes will also be awarded to artists with outstanding art pieces and there is also a “Facebook Most Likes” prize.

Is there an age limit?
We accept participants of all ages. Please check which category you fall under.
Can someone outside of Singapore participate?
Yes, we are able to accept entries from other countries. However, the participants must bear their own cost for sending the physical entry to the Bible House in Singapore. (The Organisers will not be responsible for any damage caused during postage/mailing.)

If selected as a winning entry, participants will have to collect their prizes personally or bear any shipping/delivery costs.

Participants in Israel may submit their entries to the Bible Society of Israel.

Will my entries be returned?
As stipulated in our Terms & Conditions, art pieces will not be returned. The Organisers will not be liable for any loss or damage to the artworks submitted.
Does my entry have to be framed?
No, you do not have to frame your artwork.
What is the Colours of the Bible Exhibition?
The Colours of the Bible exhibition is a yearly exhibition where selected competition artworks are featured for public viewing. An Opening Ceremony and workshops have also been held as part of past exhibitions.
How do I know if my entry will be exhibited?
Winners and artists of art pieces selected to be exhibited will be notified via email in August or September 2018.
When are the exhibition dates for 2018?
The 2018 exhibition dates are scheduled for August to September 2018.
Can I volunteer for Colours of the Bible?
Yes! Please contact volunteer@bible.org.sg to volunteer.

Have questions not listed above? Email them to colours@bible.org.sg