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Young artists vie for IFAP prize

The final of IFA Promotion&#39s children&#39s charity art competition takes place this week between 14 young artists at the Imagination Gallery in London.

The winners of the Paintbox Appeal regional heats are set to join up with IFAs, IFAP sponsors and industry figures to see who scoops the first prize which totals £1,800. The winner gets two £400 bonds and £1,000 goes to the winning hospital.

The two runners-up will get Playstation 2 consoles and all 14 contestants win a trip on the London Eye.

The awards will be presented by Department of Health Minister Yvette Cooper, ABI director general Mary Francis and IFAP chairman Douglas Claisse.

All the paintings of the finalists, based on the theme, If I Had All the Money in The World, will be exhibited at the Imagination Gallery.

The three winning entries will be printed on Christmas cards and sold to raise money for participating hospitals.

IFAP marketing coordinator Penny Little says: “The success of last year&#39s competition, and the pleasure it gave to the children who entered it, encouraged us to think of extending its coverage to all the major children&#39s hospitals in the country.”

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