On Saturday morning, 500 lucky kids (and their parents) poured into a Korean Air hangar in Seoul, Korea to help color a giant picture that will soon wrap one of the airline’s Boeing 777-200 planes.
Map of the design to be colored by children – photo Harriet Baskas
The event marks the 10th anniversary of a competitive drawing contest in which one child’s drawing is usually chosen to adorn a plane. This year, however, the airline commissioned its own design and created a festival where children worked together in teams to color and paint sections of the 64 X 40-foot image that were then put together to form one colorful whole.
Here are some more snaps from the day, which included live music, a magician, crafts activities and a chance to tour a 787 plane.
Participants in Korean Air kids coloring festival
Putting all the pieces together
Finished artwork – courtesy Korean Air
My attendance at the children’s coloring festival in Seoul is courtesy of Korean Air and kicks off a week of touring some of the carrier’s operations throughout the country. Stay tuned for more images and stories from my visit.