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2016/17 Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Award

Final Result Announcement 

Competition Result, Prize-giving Ceremony and the HKAGE Membership Arrangements (Updated on 21 Apr 2017)

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Important Announcement

  1. Participating School List  (Updated on 20 Jan 2017)
  2. List of Finalists  (Updated on 3 Apr 2017)

Primary Section

Secondary Section

Open Section

   3.   Details of Improvised Writing Session and Student Interview  (Updated on 3 Apr 2017)

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Application

All the information of the 2016/17 Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Award is available at the following links (Applications are to be made via school).

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  1. EDB Circular Memorandum (updated on 21 Dec 2016)
  2. 2016/17 Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Award Introduction
  3. Competition Regulations and Conditions
  4. Introduction to Application
  5. Training Workshops for Participants (Optional)
  6. Important Dates
  7. Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Award Online Platform
  8. Improvised Writing Session and Student Interview
  9. Adjudication
  10. Awards and Extension
  11. Copyright and Remarks
  12. HKBPA Anthologies
  13. 2015/16 Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Award
  14. 2005-12 Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Awards

Training Workshops for Participants (Optional)

Activity Date and Time Venue Language Application Application Deadline
Training Workshop for Primary Participants (ELLP1202/ ELLP1202A/ ELLP1202B)

21 Jan & 4 Feb & 11 Feb 2017 (Sat)

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

(Updated)

Room 407, Lee Quo Wei Academic Building (Block D), Hang Seng Management College

English

Information

ELLP1202A & ELLS1202A: 9 Jan 2017 (Mon)

ELLP1202(B) & ELLS1202(B): 23 Jan 2017 (Mon)

(Updated)

Training Workshop for Secondary Participants (ELLS1202/ ELLS1202A/ ELLS1202B)

21 Jan & 4 Feb & 11 Feb 2017 (Sat)

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 n.n.

(Updated)

Information



Important Dates (Updated)

Date Activity
28 Nov 2016 (Mon) Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Award Online Platform opens for school application
Mid Dec 2016 EDB Circular Memorandum arrives at all primary and secondary schools

9 Jan 2017 (Mon) 11:59 a.m. 

Extended Deadline for School Nomination for 2016/17 Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Award

9 Jan 2017 (Mon)

Extended Application Deadline for the Training Workshops (ELLP1202A & ELLS1202A on 21 Jan) for Participating Students

23 Jan 2017 (Mon) Extended Application Deadline for the Training Workshops (ELLP1202(B) & ELLS1202(B) on 4 and 11 Feb) for Participating Students
13 & 27 Jan 2017 (Fri) Result Announcement for Training Workshops for Participants
21 Jan, 4 Feb & 11 Feb 2017 (Sat) Training Workshops for Participants (Optional)
6 Mar 2017 (Mon) 11:59 a.m. Deadline for online entry submission by teachers-in-charge*
Mar - Apr 2017 Adjudication
3 Apr 2017 (Mon) Announcement of the finalists for the Improvised Writing Session and Student Interview on this website
13 Apr 2017 (Thu) Improvised Writing Session and Student Interview
21 Apr 2017 (Fri) Final Result Announcement
26 May 2017 (Fri) Prize-giving Ceremony

*Notes:

  1. To join the competition, schools are required to complete the application through the Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Award Online Platform. Online School Application should be submitted and the signed and stamped School Application Form should be returned by 9 Jan 2017 (Mon) 11:59 a.m.
  2. Teachers-in-charge login information of the “Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Award Online Platform” will be sent to the teachers-in-charge by email within 3 days upon receipt of the completed Online School Application Form. Teachers-in-charge can create accounts for students by logging in at the “Teacher Zone” of the “Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Award Online Platform”
  3. To complete online entry submission, teachers-in-charge are required to click the box under “Submit to the organiser” at the “Teacher Zone/ Students’ Poems” on or before 6 Mar 2017 (Mon) 11:59 a.m..



Adjudication

Entries will be assessed on originality, use of language, artistic quality, expression of the theme and construction. After two rounds of preliminary and final adjudication by frontline English language teachers, poets, writers and/or academics in the field of poetry and creative writing, at most 20 entries from the Primary, Secondary and Open Sections will be recommended for awards.



Copyright and Remarks

Copyright remains with the author though the entrants give permission to the organiser to publish submitted poems on the Internet in electronic format, as well as in anthologies or future promotional materials of the competition, or to use them as curriculum resources.

The organiser will take videos and photographs of the events, and quote students' works produced in the Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Award for teaching, research, demonstration and other educational purposes, and as reference for schools and teachers.

Teachers are advised to inform students concerned and their parents of the above terms and obtain their agreement before making nominations.



Enquiry

For enquiries, please contact us on 3940 0102 or by email to hkbpa@hkbpa.hkage.hk.