Hong Kong Young Writers Award 2012

Harmony Yuen of 1D recently participated in a writing contest, Hong Kong Young Writers Award 2012. Her work has been selected and published in their collection of outstanding entries. Congratulations to Harmony.

There were nearly 600 entries from 90 schools across the territory. Harmony is one of the young writers and she has attained the Merit Prize. Their collection, the anthology, is a selection of the best works submitted to the competition.

The theme of the contest this year is “New Tales of the Yangtze River”. Harmony’s story is called “The Song of the Goddess of the Yangtze”. Her story takes readers to the Yangtze River a long time ago through imaginative scenery and lively dialogue.

Harmony was invited to the prize giving ceremony on the World Reading Day (23rd April). It was a remarkable event and she learnt a lot through chatting with Mr. Nury Vittachi, the chairman of the judges, and sharing ideas with other awardees.

Congratulations once again!

Teacher in charge: Miss. CHAN Wing Yin

"Without words, without writing and without books, there would be no history, there would be no humanity." A remarkable quote for all young writers.
Awardees gather joyfully and receive their prizes.
Nury Vittachi, the chairman of the judges of the Hong Kong Young Writers Award, is one of the founders of the Man Asian Literacy Prize, and is the chief judge of the Scholastic Asian Book Award.
A speech for young writers at the ceremony
Here’s the anthology New Tales of the Yangtze River, now available at our school library.
Harmony’s story The Song of the Goddess of the Yangtze