Both Senior and Junior topics give young people the opportunity to think about aspects of the theme such as: Show more the significance of community; the importance of diversity and difference; the question of belonging; the values of tolerance, respect and understanding; and the sense of shared responsibility that exists within the Commonwealth today.
Award-winning Songstress Becca, award-winning actress Jackie Appiah and great music sensations Kidi, Kuame Eugene and Kwesi Arthur, will over the next few months, champion the cause of promoting the competition in Ghanaian schools in order to get more students to take part in it.
With thunderous shouts and applause, the ambassadors wowed students of GIS, Roman Ridge, La Wireless, Hydeson and the Akropong school of the blind during a short but impressive unveiling ceremony held at the British Council in Accra.
In selecting the Ambassadors, Mr Apea said the RCS considered celebrities who can be worthy role models for the kids taking part in both the junior and senior competition.
Over the next few months, the ambassadors will tour most of the schools in Ghana to drive home the need for reading, writing and taking part in the competition. The ambassadors were humbled by the opportunity to use their popularity to promote literacy in creative writing not just in Africa but in the world at large.
But I am glad they chose me to be a part of this.The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition has officially been opened after a historic launch in Accra by the Duchess of Cornwall and the First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo on November 5.
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The Commonwealth Voices shortlisting panel convened on Monday 19th March and, after extensive deliberations, six finalists were selected to progress to the competition’s Live Grand Final.
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Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition is the world’s oldest schools’ international writing competition, managed by The Royal Commonwealth Society since (PRESS RELEASE) – Four young writers have been named as the Winners and Runners-Up of The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition , selected .