The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has extended the submission deadline for its 40th anniversary Stamp Design competition to November 25.
Last month the Bank announced the stamp design competition to commemorate its Ruby (40th ) Anniversary which falls on October 1, 2023.
The competition is open to residents in the ECCB member countries of: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis, St Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Employees of the ECCB and its affiliates and their close relatives, as well as anyone connected with the judging of the competition, are not allowed to enter the competition.
Entries will be judged in three age categories: 5-11, 12-17, and 18 and over.
Entrants may choose to depict an individual or a group of people, as well as any major achievement(s) or development(s) they consider to be instrumental to the legacy of the ECCB.
The bank said entrants may also choose to illustrate the ECCB’s proven record of excellence and forward-looking vision that has been recognised, through various international awards for innovation.
For example, the 2022 Central Banking Green Initiative Award for its Solar Canopy Project.
Interested candidates are asked to submit their entries, along with the age category they are in, to the ECCB’s 40th Anniversary Planning Committee via the email address: [email protected] The email should have the subject line 40th Anniversary Stamp Design Competition.
The winners across all age categories will be announced via ECCB news releases, social media channels and its website www.eccb-centralbank.org. Winners will also be awarded certificates and prizes for their outstanding efforts.