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Onkyo Braille Essay Contest in the Asian Region – Deadline 31st July 2012

Ref: AICB/O-4/2012                                                                         Dated: 03.07.2012

Sub:  7th Onkyo Braille Essay Contest in the Asian Region.

Asian Blind Union’s Secretariat has informed that they propose to hold 7th Onkyo Braille Essay Contest in the Asian region.  Information in this regard has recently been received from the Secretariat.  Participants who are interested to take part in the essay contest, they should send their essays to this office latest by 31st July, 2012.  No essay thereafter shall be accepted.  On the envelop name of the competition (Onkyo Braille Essay Competition) must be mentioned.

 

The detailed rules and procedure for the Contest are given below:

(i)            The participants can write on any one of the following topics:

a)    How can the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) change the lives of persons with visual impairment?

b)    How can organizations of persons with visual impairment become the only representative of persons with visual impairment in their relating issues?

c)    Braille in spite of the new technologies for the blind.

d)    The right to establish a family requires fair opportunities for the Blind.

(ii)          The Essay should be written by the blind participants in English or Hindi in Braille on Braille slate or Braille typewriters and not on computers.

(iii)             Maximum length of the Essay should not exceed to 1200 words.  The Essay should also include   applicant’s name, age, title and other details to be covered within the maximum number of words allowed.

(iv)            There will be two groups of competitors—one Junior group up to the age of 25 years and the second Senior group above the age of 25 years. We suggest that the visually impaired participants from junior group should also be motivated to participate in the context.

v) The Essays must be completely original in nature.

vi)      The Competition has separate prizes for junior and senior groups.

Prizes for the winners above age of 25 years

a)    First prize USD1000

b)    Second prize USD 500

c)    Third prize USD 200

Prizes for the winners below age of 25 years

a)    First prize USD 500

b)    Second prize USD 300

c)    Third prize USD 200

You are requested to give widest possible publicity to this event so that Indian participants could take part and win the prizes.

With kind regards,

Yours sincerely,

(J.L. KAUL)

SECRETARY GENERAL

All India Confederation of the Blind

Mob: 9810684208

website: http://www.aicb.in/

 

Information Courtesy

Disha Foundation

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