The competition is a highly regarded and popular international education project.
Past winners include Mr Lee Hsien Loong, the Prime Minister of Singapore and writers Elspeth Huxley and Mei Fong.
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Four young writers from the Nordic-Baltic region are receive the first Gold and Silver Awards in the region for their entries in The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2018.
Judges commented on the maturity shown by many of the young writers, with entries described as ‘intelligent’, ‘impassioned’, ‘thoughtful’, ‘articulate’ and ‘beautifully written’.
Commonwealth Essay Winning Entries How To Become A Good Writer Essay
The final decision was taken by an expert panel of authors, journalists and poets which included Times journalist Giles Coren and spoken word artist Jaspreet Kaur, who performed at the Commonwealth Service in Westminster Abbey in March this year.
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The competition is the world’s oldest international schools’ writing competition is from 2018 also open to young people in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden.
The Winners produced highly original and thought-provoking short stories on such varied topics as the impact of environmental damage on future generations, educational inequality, and the competing concepts of Wealth, Freedom, Health and Happiness.