The 5th edition of The Water We Want (TWWW) is open!

The contest encourages pupils and students to explore and champion our precious water legacies, both natural and cultural, tangible and intangible and envisions a more sustainable future by engaging the youth in water sustainability education and fostering water awareness.

  • THE TOPIC:  All submitted artworks must focus on fresh water (excluding salt waters and oceans) and issues related to biodiversity, climate change, and the diverse facets of water legacies (both natural and cultural, tangible and intangible heritage).
  • THE PARTICIPANTS : The competition is open to schools, learning institutions (both formal and informal) and civil society organizations worldwide. This year, we are excited to introduce a broader range of age groups: (1) Students aged 6 to 9 (primary education)   (2) Students aged 10 to 12 (primary education) (3) Students aged 13 to 18 (secondary education)   (4) Students 19 to 25 (higher education)
  • THE CATEGORIES: (A) Drawings (individual or classwork compositions) (B) Videos and other media (including videos, pictures, posters, poems, soundscapes, and songs – even reinterpretations of traditional music related to water)
  • HOW TO PARTICIPATE:  Any school or teacher or youth group  interested in participating should contact the closest water museum affiliated with the Global Network of Water Museums;
  • DEADLINE TO SUBMIT THE ARTWORKs:  Friday, 26 April 2024, schools and learning institutions should submit their work to their chosen WAMU-NET water museum (not directly to WAMU-NET);


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Good luck!