The annual “Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing” contest was launched in Dong Thap Province in the Mekong Delta on September 20.
The contest is being co-organized by the Prudential Life insurance company in Vietnam and Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper with support from the education departments in the delta provinces and cities.
Phan Thi Thu Ha, Deputy Director of the Department of Education and Training in Dong Thap Province said the contest is an opportunity to encourage students to study literature and develop good handwriting skills. The province will also create and develop a contest that will be successful and beneficial, she added.
The first prize winners at the provincial level will receive a cash prize of VND3 million each and the winners at the regional level will receive VND7 million each.
The competition will take place all through September to December. The regional level contest will be held on December 3. The awards ceremony will be organized on December 4.
The contest will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from September 15 to October 23.
'Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing Contest’ kicks off