This is the highest award of the province in the contest this time.
The Department of Information and Communications presides and coordinates with the Department of Education and Training, the provincial Youth Union, and the provincial Post Office to launch the 50th UPU International Letter Writing Contest in 2021 in this file photo
Luong Thi Chi Lan, a pupil of class 7D of Le Quy Don Junior High School (JHS) in Hai Duong city has won second prize in the 50th UPU International Letter Writing Contest, according to the Department of Information and Communications. This is the highest award of the province in the contest this time.
In addition, 15 pupils in the province grabbed a number of prizes, including one third prize for a pupil of Nguyen Trai JHS in Nam Sach district, five consolation prizes, four promising prizes, and five prizes for pupils with disabilities.
The JHSs of Vo Thi Sau in Hai Duong city and Nguyen Trai in Nam Sach district snatched collective prizes.
The 50th UPU International Letter Writing Contest was co-organized in 2021 for Vietnamese pupils under 15 years old by the Ministry of Information and Communications, the Ministry of Education and Training, the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, the Vietnam Writers' Association, Vietnam Post Corporation, and the Thieu Nien Tien Phong (Young Pioneers) Newspaper.
In Hai Duong, the Department of Information and Communications, the Department of Education and Training, the provincial Youth Union, and the provincial Post Office worked out a plan and called for responses to the contest.
With the theme "Write a letter to a family member about your experience of Covid-19," each pupil wrote a letter no more than 800 words long.
This is the first year the contest has received more than 1.1 million entries by pupils from 63 provinces and cities across the country.