18 August, 2007

2007 Reading Festival

The Alliance Francaise together with the Pacific Writing Forum is calling for submissions for a National Literacy Competition on the theme of "Home". The competition is open to all residents of Fiji. Categories of competition include :
  • Poetry (less than 500 words) and
  • Propose (Short Fiction or Short Plays, less than 1,500 words).

Submissions can be in English, Fijian, Hindi, Fiji-Hindi or French. All submissions are to be original work and not previously published.

Prizes are as follows :

  • English : first three placed entries;
  • Fijian and Hindi/Fiji-Hindi : first two placed entries in each category;
  • French : first placed entry.
  • There are also special commendation awards and book prizes or selected entries.

    Closing date for submissions is Thursday, 4 October 2007.

    For more information or to get an entry form, pls call the Alliance Francaise on telephone (679) 3313802 or e-mail allifra@connect.com.fj.

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