june, 2021

15junAll DayFree to enter! Yay!International Essay Contest for Young PeopleInternationalEntry Fee:Free Max word count:700 or 1600 Top Prize:100,000 Yen (approx. US $900) and gift

International Essay Contest for Young People

Event Details

The competition is open to anyone up to 25 years old.

This annual essay contest is organised by the Goi Peace Foundation based in Japan.

This annual essay contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world’s youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world.

This year’s theme is “What is Life?”.

“ What does life mean to you? Have you had an experience that made you think about the meaning of life? What kinds of things can you do to cherish and invigorate your own life and all life on earth?

Essays must be 700 words or less in English or French, or 1600 characters or less in Japanese, excluding essay title.

Essays must be original and unpublished. Only one entry per person is accepted.

Entries must be submitted online. To send your essay online, you must go to the online registration page.

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