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Arts Quincy Companions with Chamber for Dogwood Royalty Contest

Arts Quincy, America’s First Arts Council, is happy to announce it has partnered with Quincy Space Chamber of Commerce to prepare this 12 months’s Dogwood Royalty Occasion. This 12 months’s theme is Could the Fourth Be with You: The Energy of Neighborhood and ties into the “Dogwood Royalty Contest.”
Arts Quincy will crown a Little King and Queen (ages 7-10 years outdated) and a Prince and Princess (ages 4-6 years outdated). Winners will experience with Arts Quincy within the Chamber’s Dogwood Parade on Saturday, Could 4. 

​This 12 months’s Dogwood Parade is Star Wars impressed: “Could the Fourth: The Energy of Neighborhood.” To enter to turn out to be Dogwood Royalty, contestants will submit a brief video explaining what the ability of neighborhood means to them that additionally incorporates the Star Wars theme. Movies will have to be uploaded to Arts Quincy’s web site by the April tenth deadline for consideration.
Every little one shall be scored by a panel of 5 judges in three areas: 1. Ardour: The kid’s content material and ideas about what makes a neighborhood. 2. Poise: Stage presence and clearly stating an concept. 3. Persona: Having enjoyable with the theme and being smitten by what makes Quincy an awesome place to dwell.
The Quincy City Heart had beforehand been organizing a conventional pageant to crown a Little King and Queen, however stepped away from that function this 12 months, which created house to reimagine methods to embrace extra youngsters.
“We’re excited to be organizing this contest. It’s a bit totally different from a pageant format, however this new twist that makes it straightforward for immediately’s busy households to take part and opens the competition as much as a bigger group of children. It’s such an awesome alternative for kids to share their ideas concerning the which means of neighborhood and to have some enjoyable with the Star Wars “Could the Fourth” theme that the Chamber has chosen,” says Laura Sievert, Arts Quincy Government Director. “We’re trying ahead to seeing all of the video submissions!”
Arts Quincy is America’s First Arts Council and has made neighborhood a centerpiece of its work since 1947. Visible artwork, music, theater and humanities create a vibrant cultural neighborhood. In addition they present employment, appeal to vacationers, praise companies, improve property values, broaden the tax base, appeal to well-educated workers, and contribute to a artistic and progressive setting that’s wanted in immediately’s enterprise world!
“Your arts council and your Chamber of Commerce work in tandem to advertise neighborhood satisfaction and tradition. It was a pure match for Arts Quincy to discover a artistic solution to keep on this advantageous custom with the Chamber,” Sievert says.
All households who enter the competition shall be gifted a 1 Yr Household Membership to Arts Quincy which features a journal subscription and vacation present. Winners will obtain a crown, a sash and an arts-themed prize pack.
To be eligible to compete, contestants should dwell inside Quincy metropolis limits. Age necessities must be age as-of Could 4, 2024. Movies must be below 60 seconds however now not than 90 seconds and will tackle the kid’s ideas in relation to the theme in a artistic means. Movies shall be accepted till 5 pm on April 10 at  No late submissions shall be allowed.
Companies or people that want to assist the competition can turn out to be sponsors. They’ll name 217-222-3432 or e mail [email protected] to be taught extra.
To study applications and extra, go to For extra info, contact Arts Quincy by e mail at [email protected] or name 217-222-3432.

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