EXPO 2012 Yeosu Korea Essay Contest

04 May 2012
EXPO 2012 Yeosu Korea Essay Contest
Deadline: 30 June 2012

Theme: the living ocean and coast


1. Conservation of ocean and coast
2. Sustainable development and use of ocean
3. Ocean culture

Essay should be based on the above-mentioned themes.

Participants: youth under the age of 30 (including high school students)

Part I. High school students
Part II. Young people under the age of 30 (including foreign nationality)

Entry period: June 2, 2012 to June 30, 2012 (18:00)

Language: English

Award: Totaling KRW 3,800,000 for 10 winners

Hosted by: organizing committee for EXPO 2012 Yeosu Korea

Organized by: Korea National Commission for UNESCO

Sponsored by: Korea Ocean Research and Development Institute, Jeolianam-do Provincial Government

  • Length: less than 2,000 words (part I) and 2,500 words (part II)
  • Entries may be submitted online: happia@indicomm.co.kr
  • Entries must be original and unpublished
  • Essays must be written by one person. Co-authored essays will no be accepted.
  • Copyright of the essays entered will be assigned to the event organizers.

  • Sheet size: A4
  • File format: MS Word
  • Font type: Times New Roman
  • Font size: 12pt.
  • Line spacing: 1.5
  • Essay must have a cover page indicating (1) essay title, (2) sub-theme, (3) name, (4) contact number, (5) e-mail address, (6) age and birthday, (7) nationality, (8) gender, (9) school or associated organization (if applicable), (10) word count.

Download the cover page format here.


For inquiries/ submissions: happia@indicomm.co.kr

Website: http://www.expo2012-happia.org
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