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Call for Participants - Patrimonito Storyboard Competition 2022 - Deadline 16 October

Friday, 29 July 2022
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The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is pleased to launch the 2022 edition of the Patrimonito Storyboard Competition.

This competition aims to provide young people with an opportunity to use their creative and problem-solving skills to raise awareness about World Heritage sites. The World Heritage Education Programme is welcoming secondary school pupils and youth to create storyboards on the theme of Climate Change and World Heritage. The best submission will be selected by an independent jury and professionally produced into animated films for global distribution to schools and at World Heritage education events.

Who can participate?

The Patrimonito storyboard competition is open to young people from all over the world aged between 12 and 18 years old.

How to participate?

The participants can either create the storyboards by hand or using digital tools, and submit their entries to UNESCO by email, postal mail or through their countries’ National Commissions for UNESCO.

Deadline for sumbissions

The storyboards must be received at the latest by:  16 October 2022, 23:59 CET.


To know more about the competition and its process, click here.


The character of Patrimonito

The character of Patrimonito was created on the basis of the World Heritage Emblem by a group of Spanish-speaking students at the First World Heritage Youth Forum held in Bergen, Norway in 1995. Patrimonito means “small heritage” in Spanish and represents a young heritage guardian.

Patrimonito has since then been widely adopted as the international mascot of World Heritage Education Programme. Since 2002, Patrimonito is also the main character of the Patrimonito´s World Heritage Adventures cartoon series.