CBSE Essay Writing Competition

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Our country achieved freedom because several leaders during the pre-independence era made supreme sacrifices. It is time to pay homage to all those leaders who renounced their lives to turn despondency into a ray of new hope. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Lala Lajpat Rai were two such great sons who tried to reawaken the common people to fight for India’s freedom.

On the occasion of the birthdays of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Lala Lajpat Rai on 23rd January and 28th January respectively, CBSE proposes Essay Writing Competition to be held in schools between 21st to 28th January 2015. The details of this competition are as follow: 
· Topics will be announced at www.cbseacademic.in on 20th January 2015
· Essay Writing to be organized by schools for classes V-VII between 21st to 28th January 2015
· Essays (500 words) in any of the 22 scheduled languages and English may be written by
interested students
· Only best five entries from each school may be submitted to CBSE on 29th January 2015
from 9.00am to 9.00pm by using i) online links to be made available on 29th  January 2015 on www.cbseacademic.in or ii) through Mobile Phone (see Annexure I )
· Each entry should be as per the format given in Annexure 1A
· The entries received from schools shall be given a Certificate of Merit
· 36 best entries will be rewarded with a cash prize of Rs 2500/- and a Certificate of Excellence
· Prizes will be finalized after plagiarism check and telephonic interaction, therefore each entry should clearly carry the identification and contact details and valid e-mail IDs.
In case of any query, you may call Dr.Praggya M Singh, Joint Director at 011-23215130 or e-mail at cbseoutreach@gmail.com

CBSE Essay Writing Competition
21st to 28th January 2015
Topics

Essays in 500 words may be written on any one of the following:
1. Things I can do for the development of rural India and our villages are…
2. I would describe equality in terms of…
3. My homage to freedom fighters …
4. My patriotic feelings for my nation…
5. The great price paid by freedom fighters to achieve freedom can be best remembered
by…

PICASSO ART CONTEST 2015

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PICASSO ART CONTEST is an online art contest which is open for all children of age group 6 to 19 yrs old. It has been started to motivate artistic and creative  minds. The participants are from 35+ countries including USA, UK, INDIA, UAE, RUSSIA, MALAYSIA etc. This website has amazingly attracted visitors from 127+ countries.
E-mail your Drawing/Painting to art4picasso@gmail.com
(Kindly mention your Name, Date of Birth, Age, State & Country also) and then fill the Online Form which is Free.

GENERAL RULES & REGULATIONS
-Entries can be of any subject or theme.

-Art work can be made in any medium, like Water Colors, Pastels, Charcoals, Pencils, Acrylic, Crayons, Paper Cuttings, Oil paints etc. on any type of Paper or Canvas Sheet

-Renowned personalities in respective field will judge the entries.

-Participation in this contest is a 2-Step process.
STEP-I Participants have to take  a photograph with  his mobile or camera and send their drawings/paintings by e-mail only at
art4picasso@gmail.com along with your NAME, DATE OF BIRTH, AGE, STATE & COUNTRY.
STEP-II Now, fill the form. Click here to fill the FORM.

-There is no entry fee.

AWARDS/CERTIFICATES
Star Artist
Golden+ Artist
Golden Artist
Silver Artist

Only selected participants will receive above awards.
Lucky winners will receive certificates FREE of cost.

Visit the website for more information and to participate

World Handwriting Contest 2015

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Participate in the World Handwriting Contest (WHC) held by Handwriting for Humanity. The contest is open to children of all ages.
The 2015 Contest will be accepting entries from January 1, 2015 and July 1, 2015.

INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS of the WORLD HANDWRITING CONTEST
HANDWRITING FOR HUMANITY
World Handwriting Contest
c/o Kate Gladstone - Handwriting Repair
82 Chestnut Streetd
Albany, New York 12210
United States of America
Phone number (518) 482-6763

Rules
WHEN DOES THE CONTEST BEGIN AND END?

The World Handwriting Contest accepts entries each year from January 1 until June 30. To qualify for prizes in a given year, an entry must arrive on or before June 30 of that year.

The Contest judges and director will select winners each year, beginning in July and continuing if necessary through September.

Prize-winners' names and writing-samples typically appear on this web-page as soon as possible after the judging - in other words, July or August when possible (but, if necessary, beginning in September or October) and remain on display here for a full year (until after the judging of the next year's contest), after which the new prize-winners' names and writing-samples will replace them.

WHC distributes prizes to the contest-winners each year, distributing all prizes by December.

Mail your entry as early as possible. Postal systems can take several days or weeks to deliver an envelope, particularly when the mail must travel between countries. We cannot accept any facsimile (fax) or electronic submissions.

PLEASE NOTE: We ask each writer to submit only one entry each year. An individual who has written more than one entry must select only one entry to send. In order to avoid overwork for our judges, beginning in 2008 the World Handwriting Contest will disqualify writers who send more than one entry.


WHO MAY ENTER ?

Anyone in the world, of any age, may enter the World Handwriting Contest. (Due to numerous requests, for 2007 we have decided to open the contest to all age groups.) Our team of judges will evaluate your entry within ONE of the following age groups.

1. Children (age 7 and under)
2. Pre-Teens (ages 8 through 12)
3. Teens (ages 13 through 19)
4. Adults (ages 20 through 64)
5. Seniors (age 65 and over)

(PLEASE NOTE that the term "Children" now designates entrants age 7 and under. To establish a contest division for the youngest entrants, for 2007 and subsequent years we have re-named the division for ages 8 through 12 the "Pre-Teen" group instead of "Children" as in 2006 and previous years.)

Within each age group, the judges will sort submissions into two categories of handwriting:

FUNCTIONAL HANDWRITING - which strives for legibility, speed, and fluency without aiming at artistic effect. For this category, the judges will further separate entries as cursive or manuscript (printing).
CURSIVE - joins 50% or more of its letters.
MANUSCRIPT (print-writing) - joins fewer than half of its letters.

ARTISTIC HANDWRITING -which uses a monoline or calligraphy marker, pen, or brush along with decorative strokes, flourishes, or combinations of shading and hairlines to create an artistic effect.

WHC will award first and second prizes in each of these categories and subcategories.

PLEASE NOTE: the judges - not the contest entrants - determine the category and subcategory in which each entry belongs.

Further information click here to visit the website

I3TH APR SCOUT PHOTO CONTEST 2015: "IMPACT OF SCOUTING"

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 13th APR Scout Photo Contest for the year 2015 will be held in early March. 
The theme for this contest is "Impact of Scouting". Social impact is one of the six strategic priority areas of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. The challenge of this contest is to be able to capture into images the impact of Scouting on individuals and communities.
 There will be six winners: One Gold, Two Silver and Three Bronze Awards will be presented at a major regional event to be announced later by the Asia Pacific Region.
Details contact the Scout Masters of your Vidyalaya.

The Hindu Young Would Online Quiz

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“The Hindu Young Would Online Quiz” programme for Kids sponsored by Britannia Industries Ltd Children upto 8th standard can participate in the Contest by logging in and answering the online quiz on www.youngworldquiz.in 

Last Date: 22nd January 2015
Started on November 14, 2014

The Winners from each category will be awarded an Apple ipad and the Runners up from each category will be awarded HCL tablets

Spot Prizes will be given to five (5) Winners every week for the “Guess who” Contest. Five weekly winners will be awarded with a Britannia Milk Bikis Gift Hamper, Merchandise etc.

Online quiz:
To participate in the Contest, participants needs to register and login to www.youngworldquiz.in
Students can register and take part in the 60 secs quiz.
Maximum number of right answers in the least given time will get a chance to top the leader board.
Winners to be shortlisted post 25th of December 2014 “Guess who” – One hour quiz daily:
A pop-up will appear every day between 6:00 pm to 7:00 PM (Contest Timing).
The name of the quiz contest will be “Guess Who”.
The Participants would have to register on the website and play the "Guess who" contest.
Participants who get the right picture in the least given time on every day will be shortlisted for Winner Selection.


Spot Prize -
Online quiz winners will get a chance to win Apple iPads and HCL tablets.
Winners to be announced by the 5th of January 2014.

“Guess who” contest participants who give the correct answer in the least given time; five (5) weekly Spot Prize winners will be selected.

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