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The Hong Kong Public Libraries organises the "4·23 World Book Day Creative Competition" in 2020 on the theme, “Growing Up with Reading”, in support of the World Book Day on 23rd April. The competition, which integrates with reading and creativity, aims to broaden and deepen the reading scope of children and youth that they are able to grow up towards enriched lives with reading.
Entry Requirements Junior Primary (P1 - P3) Topic: “I Love Reading” Senior Primary (P4 - P6) Topic: “I Learn … from this Book” 300 - 400 words (including all punctuations) Junior Secondary (S1 - S3) Topic: “A Story that Touched My Heart” 650 - 800 words (including all punctuations) Senior Secondary (S4 - S6) Topic: “Growing Up with Reading” 1,000 - 1,200 words (including all punctuations)
Draw a picture with the form of a collage work to show that you read happily.
Chinese / English
Write a letter to your teacher, family member or friend to introduce and share a book from which you learn something. (printed or electronic version).
Chinese / English
Choose a book that touched your heart (printed or electronic version) and write a book report to introduce the content and share your views. Write your own topic for the book report.
Chinese / English
Write an essay to illustrate your reading experiences and share your views through reading more than one piece of reading materials (including at least one book item either in printed or electronic version) related to the theme. Write your own topic for the essay.
Junior Primary (P1 - P3)
Topic: “I Love Reading”
Senior Primary (P4 - P6)
Topic: “I Learn … from this Book”
300 - 400 words (including all punctuations)
Junior Secondary (S1 - S3)
Topic: “A Story that Touched My Heart”
650 - 800 words (including all punctuations)
Senior Secondary (S4 - S6)
Topic: “Growing Up with Reading”
1,000 - 1,200 words (including all punctuations)
Junior Primary Category – 25
Senior Primary Chinese Category – 15; Senior Primary English Category – 8
Junior Secondary Chinese Category – 15; Junior Secondary English Category – 8
Senior Secondary Chinese Category – 12; Senior Secondary English Category – 5
A book coupon at HK$500, a medal and a certificate will be awarded to each winner. A trophy will also be awarded to the school of each award winner.
3 January 2020 (For entries sent by post, the postmark date will be regarded as the date of submission. Late submission and mail items with insufficient postage will not be accepted.)
- All entries should be nominated and submitted by schools.
- Please ensure that sufficient postage is paid to avoid unsuccessful delivery of mails.
Teachers and members from the education profession and related organisations.
Result will be announced in April 2020. Schools of award winners will receive individual notification. All award winners and schools will be invited to attend the Prize Presentation Ceremony held in April 2020. Roving exhibitions of the winning entries will be held at Hong Kong Public Libraries from late April onwards.
2921 2660 (Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Education Bureau, Hong Kong Teacher-Librarians’ Association, Hong Kong Reading Association, Association of Innovative Reading
- Junior Primary Category
- Senior Primary Chinese Category
- Senior Primary English Category
- Junior Secondary Chinese Category
- Junior Secondary English Category
- Senior Secondary Chinese Category
- Senior Secondary English Category