Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Aviation, Airline & Aerospace(Travel & Tourism)
Filter PR by
  
Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Student Writing Competitions Launch for 2019
 
Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Student Writing Competitions Launch for 2019

Dubai, 23 May 2018:  Calling all young aspiring writers! Entries are now open for The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature’s creative writing competitions for students across the UAE. The Taaleem Award for poetry and the Oxford University Press story-writing competitions have become fixtures in the academic calendar, with the number of entries growing every year. 

“The student writing competitions give aspiring writers and poets a chance to showcase their writing skills and the amazing poems and stories that we are sent show how wonderfully creative the young people in our region are,” says Ahlam Bolooki, Festival Director of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. “These student competitions are a great platform to encourage budding writers to get started and discover their inner talent.”

Both competitions are open to individuals as well as participating schools and colleges. They are divided into age-specific categories in both Arabic and English: 11 and under, 12-14, 15-17 and 18-25. The inspiration for 2019 entries is set to be “Other Worlds”. The deadline for submissions is 7 November 2018 and entries can be submitted via the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature website.

The winning stories will be published in two commemorative dual-language books and presented to the winners by international writers at the prize-giving ceremony during the 2019 Festival, held from 1-9 March.

Taaleem Award

“As the Festival grows in importance and influence, we are delighted that the ‘Taaleem Poetry Competition’ continues to grow with it,” says the Clive Pierrepont, Director of Communications. “The competition provides a platform for the region’s nascent talent and this year’s proud winners brought remarkable insight, inspiration and empathy to the theme of ‘Memories’. There were a record number of entries this year, well over 1,000 young people submitted their work. We look forward to our continuing relationship with the EAFOL and together, unearthing and inspiring a new generation of poets.’”

Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition

“We were delighted with the response to the 2018 competition – over 3,000 entries from a wide range of schools and colleges,” says Julie Till, Head of Central Asia, Middle East & North Africa, Oxford University. “There is a lot of nascent literary talent in the UAE which this competition helps showcase.”

For more information on the competition or for registration and submission, visit emirateslitfest.com/young-peoples-competitions.


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 4538 times
PR Category : Travel & Tourism
Posted on : Wednesday, May 23, 2018  2:37:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : More Asia Miles and better rewards on Cathay Pacific
Next Story : Turkish Airlines, that Flies to the Most Countries of the Wo...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
NARS Erdem SS19 Beauty Report [10407-Views]
Diana Arno Expands Online Shopping to Middle East [9357-Views]
Introducing VK Beauty Lounge & Bar [9144-Views]
Introducing Home Fragrance at Robinsons, Dubai Festival City [9040-Views]
Defying Age With Skin Republic's Gold and Platinum Face Masks [8479-Views]
The Future Is Here [8406-Views]
Roberto Cavalli's Exclusive Duo of Fragrances [8198-Views]
Bring a Touch of Sophistication to Your Home with The Exclusive SmegXDolce&Gabbana Collect... [6637-Views]
Lacoste.12.12 Collection [6594-Views]
Trevor Sorbie Range Relaunches in the UAE [6076-Views]
FOREO To Attend TFWA: the World's Largest Travel Retail Show [5496-Views]
Carl F. Bucherer Celebrates Debut of Its Online Boutique on Jd.Com Launch of Limited-Editi... [5398-Views]
GROHE Smart Home: The App-Controlled Water Security System [5283-Views]
Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre's Restaurant Promotions- October [5051-Views]
Honda voted “Preferred Sedan Car Brand of the Year” for the fourth year in a row [4795-Views]
William Collection by Hugo Boss [4776-Views]
Al-Futtaim ACE launches its stylish new Outdoor collection [4697-Views]
Al-Futtaim Toyota swoops another win at the Filipino Times Awards [4581-Views]
Pamper yourself at Perfumery & Co this month, at The Dubai Mall [4374-Views]
Dubai Design Week continues to grow, cementing Dubai as the design capital of the Middle ... [4355-Views]
Mousses Etoiles to reveal the latest luxury designs of commercial-use outdoor furniture at... [4069-Views]
O Boticário Opens in Dubai its First Amphora Store outside Brazil Come Join The Openi... [3831-Views]
Tata Communications launches a specialised cyber security lab at Shanmugha Arts, Science, ... [3568-Views]
Honor Set to Go Beyond Limits With the Launch of Honor 8x [3538-Views]
Consonni Wraps Up La Vuelta a Espana With a Seventh Place Finish for UAE Team Emirates [3526-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories