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Ethnic minority students win UPU letter-writing contest
  • | VOV | May 29, 2015 02:40 PM
Two students from Jrai ethnic minority group in Gia Lai province won prizes at the 44th Universal Postal Union (UPU) letter writing contest themed “Tell us about the world you want to grow up in”.

Ro chom H’Tuyet, a ninth grader from Phu Thien secondary school wrote in her letter that she wanted to live in a world of peace and happiness where people always take care of and share with each other.

The other prize winner is Kpa H’Ni Na, a tenth grader from Le Thanh Tong high school.

The contest is open to Vietnamese pupils under 15 years old (from grade 5 to 10). The entry is required to be less than 800 words and sent to the organizing board between October 9, 2014 and March 8, 2015 according to post mark.

This year’s contest has 39 awards, including first prize worth VND5 million each, second prizes worth VND3 million each, third prizes worth VND2 million each, and consolation prizes.

The UPU annual contest aims to help children raise their awareness on social and global issues, promote solidarity and friendship among nations and gain a better understanding about the role of the postal sector in life and social development.

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