On October 13, 2012, in tribute to the 566 years since King Sejong’s creation of the Korean language, we will be holding a writing contest for non-Korean individuals in order to further spread the excellence of Korea’s proud culture and language to those non-Koreans who study Korean. The Second Annual Korean Language Writing Contest for Non-Korean Nationals is intended for individuals residing in the four states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania and will be judged solely based on essay writing. This contest will award certificates and prize money for 1 grand prize, 1 first-place, 1 second-place, 1 third-place, and 5 honorable mentions. Furthermore, we will provide lunch for each and every contestant. To apply, complete the application form and email it to [leeklc@hotmail.com], fax it to [212-563-5763], or mail it to the address on the letterhead.
  • Hosted by The Korean Culture Research, Inc.
  • Sponsored by Korean Education Center, Korean Cultural Service of New York
  • Time: Saturday 13th October 2012, 10 AM.
  • Location:
    The Korean Cultural Center of New York
    460 Park Ave., 6th Fl. New York, NY 10022
    212-759-9550
  • Contacts: 212-563-5763 / 347-229-3723

  • Goal
    To celebrate the 566th anniversary of King Sejong’s creation of the Korean language and to further spread the excellence of Korea’s proud culture and language to non-Koreans who study Korean.

  • Requirements of Participation
    Participants must be college students, university students, or residents in the four states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, or Connecticut.

  • Topic of Writing
    The topic will be announced at the time of the contest, and the style of writing will be the essay form.

  • Application
    Complete an application form and email it to [leeklc@hotmail.com], Fax it to [212-563-6707], or mail it to the address on the letterhead.

  • Application Deadline: Friday October 5, 2012.

  • Awards:
    Grand Prize—Certificate and $500
    1st Place—Certificate and $400
    2nd Place—Certificate and $300
    3rd Place—Certificate and $200
    Honorable Mentions—Certificate and $100

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