Menorah Contest

Menorah Contest 2021

There are two forms of entry for this year’s Menorah Contest:


Menorah Art Contest

One grand prize winner will be chosen from each of the following groups:
● Elementary Students
● Middle School Students


Contestants will be judged for menorah design, creativity, originality, and unique materials used in building the menorah. Menorahs need to be created by November 24.
Menorahs will be on display throughout the Capital Region during Chanukah.

 

The criteria are as follows:

  • Create a Menorah using any art or building supplies that you wish

  • Menorah must have a total of nine branches (including the shamash)

  • Eight branches must be in a straight line and of even height

  • An additional branch for the shamash must be either higher or lower than the other eight

  • Please include who made the menorah, a title for your menorah, and a brief description

  • Menorah may not be made of food

 

 

Essay Contest

One grand prize winner will be chosen from each of the following groups:
● Middle School Students
● High School Students


Ideally, the essay should ideally be one page or 150 words and written on the topic of: “What Chanukah Means To Me.” The content of the essay should be relatable to the audience and have a Chanukah message such as hope, inspiration, triumph or light.

Entries must be submitted online by November 26.
The grand prize winners will have the honor of reading their essays at the lighting ceremony.

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