Mexico looking for six Indian children who painted at 1968 Olympics Games

The Mexican embassy in New Delhi is looking for six Indian children who participated in the “World Children’s Painting Festival” organized as part of the cultural activities during the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City.

Andrea Huerta, Head of Political and Press, Embassy of Mexico in India, said,“This research is significant as it will revive old connection between Mexico & them.”

Six Indian child artists , now adults, who painted a picture  by participating in a   programme, the World Festival of Children’s Painting on the theme, “Un Mundo de Amistad” – A World of Friendship. Children from 80 countries contributed to the drawings and murals which went on to be displayed in some of Mexico City’s most iconic spots.


The Mexican embassy is planning to  present a copy of the framed painting along with a certificate of commendation to the worldwide participants to mark the 50th anniversary of the cultural initiative, “A World of Friendship”.


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