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World Tuna Day Art And Talent Quest 2013 To Start Off Pacific Islands Nations, February 6, 13

Last year the winning entrants were from Palau, Solomon Islands and Federated States of Micronesia; who will win the PNA/NFA World Tuna Day Art and Talent Quest this year?

Nationals of Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands or Tuvalu are eligible to enter any art form including art, poetry, dance, drama music, short film.

Held by the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) with gold sponsor National Fisheries Authority (NFA) of Papua New Guinea the WORLD TUNA DAY ART & TALENT QUEST will award a prize of $3000 USD for the winning entry, fly the winner to a special prize giving ceremony, feature winning work on the PNA’s websites and promote it in international media around World Tuna Day on May 2. Entry details can be found
How to enter
To enter create an artwork, performance or film on one or all these themes:
• Pacific Tuna in the wild
• Tuna and local cultures and lifestyles
• Pacific ways of fishing for Tuna
• Islanders working together to conserve and manage tuna

Email PNA your writing (poetry or short story max 5000 words), pictures of your artwork, short films (20 minutes or less) or filmed music, dance and drama performances. You must send all emails to by 2 April 2013.

Entry is free. No late entries accepted. Entrants with winning artwork and films will be required to submit these to the PNA office. Proof of nationality will be required for the winning entry before prize is awarded.

Gold sponsor NFA is a non-commercial statutory authority with the vision of “effectively managing our fisheries and marine resources for sustainable and equitable benefits”. The largest such organization of its kind in the PNA countries, NFA has a rich history of managing sustainable development of fisheries. See for more details.

Silver sponsors of the NFA/PNA World Tuna Day Art and Talent Quest are fishing industry companies Frabelle and Tri-Marine.