2015 KOREAN BOOK REVIEW COMPETITION
2015 한국어 독후감 대회
The Korean Book Review Competition is an annual Korean book
review writing competition for schools in Australia, hosted by the Korean Cultural Office, Australia.
The competition is open to all students from Kindergarten to Year 12, who would like to discover the joys of reading Korean stories to improve their Korean language and cultural skills. The entrants will be divided into one of the following four categories.
Division A – Korean as a heritage or a background language
Category I: Primary School students who learn Korean as a community language.
Category II: High School students who learn Korean as a community language.
Division B – Korean as a second language or a foreign language -
Category III: Primary School students, the student’s or their parent’s first language should not be Korean.-
Category IV: High School students, the student’s or their parent’s first language should not be Korean.
Each category is given different requirements for submitting the book review. Entries can be coordinated as a group and submitted by the Korean language teacher.
he entries are judged by a panel consisting of representatives from the Korean language teachers’ ommunities, academics, and the Korean Consulate, Sydney. The winners will be invited to the 2015 Korean Book Review Competition Award Ceremony at Korean Cultural Office in September 2015 (TBC). They will also have the opportunity to read their winning entry on the Korean Cultural Office podcast.
Prizes: Gift vouchers and other special prizes will be awarded to each winner in each category by Korean Cultural Office, the Korean Consulate and the Korean Embassy. Grand Prizes, signed by the Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism of the Republic of Korea and the Minister of NSW Department of Education and Communities, will be awarded for the first winner of each Division. Certificates will be awarded for the first, second, third places and encouragement prize for each category. All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation.
Rules: Entries MUST be student’s original work. The book reviews must address a Korean fiction or non-fiction book that fits into the theme for each category. A Cover page form and a Permission to use students' work form must be submitting for each entry. Maximum 20 entries per each school.
Due: Entries should be received by Saturday 19 July 2015 and addressed to Korean Cultural Office, Ground Floor, 255 Elizabeth Street, Sydney 2000 NSW, or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org
For further details, contact Korean Cultural Office on (02) 8267 3400.