MI Young Writers Award 2019

MI Young Writers Award 2019 (MIYWA) is an annual competition organized by Magazines International (Asia) Limited, one of Asia’s leading magazines subscription service provider. The competition is supported by LiveABC Interactive English Group (the official licensee of CNN news element for CNN Interactive English magazines) as the co-organizer, and sponsored by Joint Publishing (Hong Kong) Company Limited.

The competition’s key aim is to foster and recognize excellence in English writing by providing students with the opportunity to develop their expressive talents and creativity. The competition is opened to students of secondary schools in Hong Kong.

There are two sections for entry: Junior section for S1-S3 (Year 7-9) and Senior section for S.4-S.6 (Year 10-13). Each section is assigned with a topic of writing. This year, the theme for Junior section is “ I’m Happy When…” and for Senior section is “A Day I Will Always Remember”

Top 3 winners and school representatives from each of the section will be invited to join a free exchange tour to Taiwan in summer 2019. It is fantastic opportunity to meet up the editorial team of CNN Interactive English magazines and engage in the cultural exchange. School with the highest number of entries for each of the section will receive The Most Enthusiastic School Award.

PRIZES

Awards by section : Junior section / Senior section

WinnerTrophy and Certificate
Free seat to Taiwan Exchange Tour
(Winner + School representative)
Joint Publishing cash coupon of HK$1,000
1st runner-up● Trophy and Certificate
Free seat to Taiwan Exchange Tour
   (Winner + School representative)
Joint Publishing cash coupon of HK$800
2nd runner-up● Trophy and Certificate
● Free seat to Taiwan Exchange Tour
   (Winner + School representative)
● Joint Publishing cash coupon of HK$500
Merit Awards
(10 Finalists)
● Certificate of Merit
Joint Publishing cash coupon of HK$100
The Most Enthusiastic School Award
● Trophy for the school with highest number of entries per section
 
Top 50 Finalists
 

● Free magazines subscription (May-Jul 2019)
Junior section: All+ 互動英語
Senior section: CNN 互動英語
 

Certificates of participation will be issued to all students whose work are selected for the shortlist.
 
The awards ceremony will be held in late May, 2019. The shortlisted entries will be published in an anthology and the e-magazine of Mag Digest. All writers and school representatives will be invited to the awards ceremony. Winners and finalists in each section will receive trophies and prize.

Top 3 winners and their school representative will obtain free seat to a Taiwan exchange tour in the summer of 2019, with opportunity to meet up the editorial team of CNN Interactive English magazines and engage in further cultural exchange!

If you have any further questions, please contact us at miywa@magazines88.com
(school team: 3628 6212 / 3628 6335)
 

Important Dates

30th November 2018
 
School registration deadline
1st December 2018 – 
28th February 2019
Entries submission period
18th April 2019 Result Announcement
Late May 2019 Award ceremony

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