Millennial Indian Writers Online Competition For Young Writers
An online essay competition is being organized by Takhte and UNESCO NEW DELHI from 10th April to 15th June 2019 for children (aged 13–15 years) and youth (aged 16–18 years). The contest is titled as ‘Millennial Indian Writers’ and is aimed for giving a platform to the participant to demonstrate their critical thinking and writing skills. The best 100 winning essays will be published as a book entitled Inside the Millennial Mind: Essays by 100 Young Indians.
The pen and the written word hold a great deal of power. - Andy Biersack
Essay topics for children (aged 13–15 years):
- How can schools address the challenge of bullying?
- Can children strengthen local efforts to fight climate change?
- Does participation in sports contribute to all-round personal growth?
- How can history and cultural heritage be brought alive for children?
- Has our need for instant news affected the quality of journalism?
Essay topics for youth (aged 16–18 years):
- Why is global citizenship education important?
- Is protecting our natural environment a priority?
- Are internal migrants an asset or a burden for local economies?
- What role could culture play in sustainable development?
- How democratic are citizens’ discussions on social media?
All the best 100 winners will receive a Certificates of Recognition from Takhte and UNESCO New Delhi. The announcement of the winners will be announced on the websites and Facebook pages of Takhte and UNESCO New Delhi on 30th September 2019.
Interested and eligible candidates are requested to access the Millennial Indian Writers competition guidelines by clicking here.
Click below links to know more about UNESCO and Takhte.