Thursday, May 24, 2012

Wanna Visit Korea for FREE?!!

Just checked an announcement from KBS World regarding an essay writing contest and the prizes are really cool! It's called "Discover Korea" Check this out!

Write an essay about a three-day trip to hidden travel destinations in Korea, and what you would do during your trip. The winner will be given a chance to visit the destination and take part in various cultural activities.
▷ Eligible Applicants: All non-Koreans around the world (Foreigners living in Korea and Koreans with foreign nationality may also apply)
▷ How to Apply: Write an essay about a three-day trip to hidden or unknown travel destinations in Korea that you want to visit (additional user created contents also accepted)
▷ Accepted Language: All 11 Languages Broadcast by KBS World Radio
▷ Application Period: June 1 ~ July 15, 2012 (through e-mail or postal mail)
▷ Judging Criteria: originality, creativity and how informative the content is
▷ Prizes
Grand Prize: One winner will win an all expense paid trip to Korea including round trip airfare
▫ Other Prizes: 2nd and 3rd place winners as well as eight other top essays will win digital cameras, MP3 players etc. (prizes subject to change)
▫ Other participants: Approximately 100 other participants will be given small memorabilia
▷ Please Note: All pictures, sounds or videos used in user created contents must not violate copyright infringement laws

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  1. Thank you for this. I'll be writing mine now