Jugend Creativ is an international fine arts competition arranged by European cooperative banks. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, it is the world’s largest fine arts competition for children and youngsters. Participants include young people from Italy, Austria, Luxembourg, France, Germany and Switzerland, as well as Finland. The competition is being held for the 49th time internationally and for the 43nd time in Finland. Up to 800,000 young artists participate in the competition each year.
Each year, the national competition involves some 20,000 children’s drawings from all over Finland. For several years, Finnish children and youngsters have succeeded quite well also in the international competition.