Dublin sisters win at Toyota dream car art contest  

by Rachel Cunningham
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Two Dublin sisters have been named among the prize-winners of this year’s Toyota Dream Car Art Contest.

Eleven-year-old Mia Guo, placed second in the 8-11 years category, while her nine-year-old sister Emma Guo came in third place in the same age group.

Now in its 17th year, the hugely popular contest saw over 730 entries across three age categories submitted by children around Ireland.

Toyota’s Dream Car Art Contest asks children from all across the world to illustrate their vision of the car for the future.

Children are encouraged to be as creative and innovative as possible with their entries and to develop something they would like to see on the roads, or skies, one day.

“This global competition brings together children of all ages, abilities, backgrounds and ethnicities, showcasing the breadth of imagination and visionary thinking of Ireland’s young and upcoming artists,” said Zoë Bradley, Head of Marketing Communications and Corporate Affairs at Toyota Ireland, Toyota Ireland. 

Toyota Dream Car 2024 Picture Conor McCabe Photography.

Mia was awarded second position for her brilliant piece of art, ‘Out of this World’, which depicted a car that can travel through space and time.

Emma came third for, ‘The Dragon Mobile’, a flying car that can extinguish fires by shooting water out the front.

Mia and Emma’s works of art, along with the winning entries from the seven other Irish finalists, will compete against nine finalists from each participating country in the global part of the competition. 

International finalists will compete for a grand prize of $5,000 cash and $10,000 for educational resources in the ultimate winner’s school. 

Picture Conor McCabe Photography

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