30 April – Día del Niño, celebrates children across Mexico, a very special day full of surprises, as well as a day of awareness to promote the wellbeing and rights of Mexican children.
To commemorate Mexican Children’s Day, The Consular section of the Embassy of Mexico in the UK and MexiBrit invite all children aged 16 years and below living in the UK, to enter our Lotería competition.
How to enter?
Update: THIS COMPETITION IS CLOSED.
Create a new lotería character or object that represents UK culture and draw it or make it digitally with this template.
Scan it, and send it along with your child’s name, age and location to email@example.com
You have until the 29th of April to enter, we will publish all entries on MexiBrit’s Facebook page all day on 30 April and the 5 cards with the most votes by 9pm, will be in a chance of winning:
A pack 6 conchas (Mexican sweet bread) courtesy of Sweet Nibble Bakery
A piñata courtesy of the The Consular section of the Embassy of Mexico in the UK and Mexican sweets courtesy of Mexican Mama.
A pack with salsas, mole and tortillas courtesy of Kankun
Two books in Spanish (Por qué tienen rayas los tigres? / El Amuleto Yoruba) courtesy of Piñata Books
When entering, you will contribute to create the very first MexiBrit Lotería board game in the world!
What is Lotería?
A traditional game of chance, lotería—the Spanish word for lottery—is often referred to as Mexican bingo, where illustrated cards depicting the Mexican aesthetic replace bingo balls. Latinx and Hispanic communities have been playing this game for hundreds of years and children in Mexico, enjoy growing up playing this fun family game wit distinctive cards:
We look forward to receiving your entries!