Deadline: 30 July 2012
The Sri Lanka-China Society in collaboration with the Sri Lanka-China Friendship Association, Bandaranaike Memorial National Foundation, Association for Sri Lanka-China Social and Cultural Cooperation and Sri Lanka Journalists Forum has organized the celebration of the 63rd anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China which falls on October 1, 2012.
The completion of 55 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries and the completion of 60 years of signing the famous rubber-rice pact by the two countries is also marked this year. The Sri Lanka - China Society, as a part of its celebrations of the 63rd anniversary has arranged an essay competition, open for students in the GCE O/L and GCE A/L grades. This competition will be conducted in Sinhala, Tamil and English.
In each competition the first three prizes will be Rs. 7,500, Rs. 5,000 and Rs. 3,000. There will be three more consolation prizes of Rs. 1,000 each. The Sri Lanka - China Society has the following guidelines for these three essay competitions:
1. Any student who has been reading for GCE O/L or GCE A/L by the month of August 2012 may participate in this competition.
2. The title of the essay is “People’s Republic of China is the most-intimate friend of Sri Lanka,”
3. The essay should be written legibly and should not exceed five pages of A4 size.
4. The student competing must declare in writing that the essay is written by the competitor, the college address and the private address must be given.
5. A certificate signed by the school principal stating that the competitor is a student of the school as at August 2012 and that the essay was written by the competitor should be attached.
6. The essays for these competitions must be sent under registered cover to the following address on or before Monday July 30, President, Sri Lanka China Society, 5, Sudharshana Mawatha, Nawala.
7. All the cash prizes and special prizes from the Chinese Embassy will be presented at a public meeting which will be held at the BMICH in the last week of September 2012.
8. Any decision made by the Sri Lanka-China Society regarding this competition is final.
All Students at the GCE O/L and A/L grades irrespective of the age are invited for this competition which is conducted in Sinhala, Tamil and English.
For submissions: President, Sri Lanka China Society, 5, Sudharshana Mawatha, Nawala