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Special Announcement

All Hong Kong Public Libraries will close at or before 5 p.m. on 24 September 2018 (Mid-Autumn Festival) and there will be special opening hours on 25 September 2018 (the day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival). All online services and Self-service Library Station services will also be suspended from 6:00 p.m. 24 September 2018 to 7:00 a.m. 25 September 2018 for maintenance of the library system. Details

Awards for Creative Writing in Chinese in 2018

Awards for Creative Writing in Chinese in 2018

Date & Time: 18 April 2018 (Deadline of Submission)
Organizer: Hong Kong Public Libraries, Leisure and Cultural Services Department

The Awards for Creative Writing in Chinese has been organized since 1979, aiming to promote reading and encourage creative writing in Chinese. The Award is divided into six categories, including poetry, essay, fiction, literary criticism, children's story and children's picture story.

 Presented by Hong Kong Public Libraries, Leisure and Cultural Services Department
 Supported by Hong Kong Arts Development Council 


 Each Category will be awarded:  
 Frist Prize                  :  HKD 15,000 
 Second Prize             :  HKD 12,000  
 Third Prize                 :  HKD 9,000 
 Merit Prize (5)          :  HKD 6,000
 (All awardees will be awarded a certificate to show recognition and encouragement)

 Deadline of Submission 
 18 April 2018 (For entries sent by registered post, the post mark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of submission)

 Result Announcement 
 Result will be announced in November 2018.

 Submission Venue
 Fa Yuen Street Public Library
 (4/F., Fa Yuen Street Municipal Services Building, 123A Fa Yuen Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon) 

 Application Form available at 
   • Hong Kong Public Libraries 
   • Here (Chinese Version)

 2921 2645 / 2928 4601 (Extension Activities Unit, Hong Kong Public Libraries)
(Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.) 

 <For the award details, please refer to the application form >