UNESCO New Delhi and Takhte have organized an essay contest for children (aged 11–14 years) entitled ‘Year 1 AC (After Coronavirus): Pan India Online Essay Contest 2020’.
It is believed that the power of writing, reading, and creativity will help the children to cope up with the current situation of isolation, and lockdown in their homes. The word count of the essay not to exceed 600 words. (count between 540 – 600 words would be considered ideal)
The contest will remain open as the ongoing pandemic continues, and best essays under each category i.e. children and youth (aged 15–24 years) shall be published on the website and on the social media handles of UNESCO New Delhi and Takhte.
According to the source, later this year, the winning essays shall be published in a book entitled Year 1 AC (After Coronavirus): Essays by 100 Young Indians. The book of essays will be launched at a ceremony hosted by UNESCO New Delhi and will be promoted by Takhte and UNESCO.
Young writers of the 100 winning essays will receive certificates of recognition by the organizers.
Essay topics for children
i. Learning at home during a lockdown: my parents and my teachers.
ii. Stronger together and a new word for us: solidarity.
iii. Science and health: what should we change to be more resilient?.
iv. Culture and crafts: how to be creative when staying at home.
v. Not everything we find online is true!
The interested participants are required to go through the submission guidelines and submission form before submitting their work.
To know more about the contest, readers are requested to go through the original notification. Click here to visit the UNESCO Official website. Hurry and submit your essays by the last date i.e 3rd July 2020.
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