Korean Culture Center India, Press Club of India and Leaders For Tomorrow Foundation have jointly organized this competition and students can submit their entries online till 15th March. Winners will be selected at the National, State and school levels, and there will be a special competition for national level selected students.
The Essay Writing competition for high school students is on the theme of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The primary aim of this competition is to inculcate the habit of reading and writing among school children and youth and to give high school students (from classes 8 to 12) an opportunity to voice their ideas and to help work on the social issues that they come across in their day-to-day lives. The winners will be selected on the basis of the understanding of the problem, selection of topic, feasibility of the idea suggested and writing skills.
The entries and on and students from pan India can submit their entries online till 15th March, 2021. The jury for the competition comprises senior journalists from the Press Club of India. The results will be announced on 15th May, 2021.
Hwang Il-yong, the director of Korean Cultural Centre India says “Children and youth`s education deficiency among pandemic situation has been issue in society. I am happy to contribute this meaningful event as our practical small step for resolving the issue along with prestigious Press Club of India which has long history. We, Korean Cultural Centre India has focused on children and youth programs from its beginning understanding children and youth are our future even in cultural diplomacy. I hope to reach out to more Indian youth and students for providing them equal chance in terms of education and culture appreciation, Korean culture and Korean language.