ESSAY WRITING CONTEST BY THE EMBASSY OF AZERBAIJAN
The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Republic of Indonesia announcing the Essay Contest on the topic of “Icherisheher – The Pearl of Baku.”.
The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order in 27 February, 2020 about celebration of the 20th anniversary of inclusion of Icherisheher in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Azerbaijan became member of UNESCO on June 3 1992, after restoration of its independence. In 2003, Azerbaijan and UNESCO signed the framework agreement on cooperation in the areas of culture, science, education and communication, which allowed Azerbaijan to become one of the donors of UNESCO.
Icherisheher was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, along with Shirvanshahs Palace and Maiden Tower at the 24th session of UNESCO in Kearns, Australia. This vital step has brought to the world the unique beauty of our ancient and world culture and monuments.
ESSAY TOPIC: “Icherisheher – The Pearl of Baku”
Entries are invited for the Essay Writing Contest with the topic of “Icherisheher – The Pearl of Baku” by the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Republic of Indonesia. Icherisheher - Old City or Inner City is the historical core of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan and the most ancient part of Baku, which is surrounded by walls.
During the selection process of winners, special attention will be paid to sufficient scientific ground and basis, list of the used references/literature, an indication of exact historical sources, as well as to the authenticity of the information covered in the essays.
- The Contest is open for all students studying in universities and colleges of Indonesia;
- Essays must contain 1200-1600 words/ 3-4 pages;
- Essays must be submitted in English;
- Essays must be written with Arial 12 font formats in Word and PDF;
- Only citizens of the Republic of Indonesia are eligible to participate in the Contest.
- Short Curriculum Vitae (CV);
- Copy of passport or ID.
1st place – 1.750.000 IDR;
2nd place – 1.500.000 IDR;
3rd place – 1.000.000 IDR.
HOW TO APPLY FOR ESSAY WRITING CONTEST?
The last date to apply for the essay contest is July 5, 2020.
Further information can be inquired from the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Republic of Indonesia.
Winners will be selected by the Embassy of Azerbaijan to Indonesia based on the content of the essay and only successful essay-writers will be contacted by the Embassy of Azerbaijan.