Header

We are a group who seek to promote international friendship and understanding.

We meet together regularly for social events and fundraising and take part in exchange visits with similar groups from our twin cities and partner towns abroad.

English French German Italian Polish Spanish

Links

 

2018 Coventry Association for International Friendship Prize 

 

ENTRY FORM

 

To be submitted by 31 December 2017

 

Please click on link below

https://form.jotformeu.com/CovAssocIntFriend/caif-2018-international-friendship-

 

Under 18s will not be required to send personal contact details just a school contact/teacher e-mail address.

Group Entries will be judged as a group but individual names should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with teacher contact details.

 

Details of Competition

 

CAIF Coventry Association for International Friendship 2018 International Friendship Prize for Young People (Inaugural Year) CAIF, the Coventry Association of International Friendship, is a group of people who seek to promote international friendship, understanding and peace through a range of activities. These include exchange visits with similar groups from Coventry’s twin cities and partner towns abroad, and through other events in our home city. This annual prize is offered in order to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of Coventry's children, youth and young adults in promoting a culture of international friendship, understanding and peace. It also aims to inspire others to learn from young people and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world. The theme of the competition is the “Culture of International Friendship, Understanding and Peace”. Entries should address this subject and show how to involve young people in activities that bring together people of different nationalities, races and cultures, so as to promote international friendship. You are invited to submit an entry in one of the following subject categories - • An essay of between 500-1000 words in English (or translated into English from another original language). • A poem in English (or translated into English from another original language). • A photographic essay of no more than 12 images in either colour or black & white, A4 size. • A moving image of no more than 3 minutes duration. • A musical composition of up to 7 minutes duration. * The prize is open to anyone up to 25 years old (as of 31 August 2017) in one of the following age categories :- a) Child (aged up to 14) b) Youth (aged 15 – 18) b) Young Adult (aged 19 – 25) To make an entry, you must first submit an entry form (available on the CAIF website – www.caif.co.uk). Entry forms must be received on or before 31 December 2017. Group entries from schools, colleges or universities are welcome subject to the criteria and conditions outlined above. * The following Prize Awards will be made in the Child, Youth and Young Adult categories respectively :- 1st Prize : Certificate, prize of £250. 2nd Prize : Certificate, prize of £150. 3rd Prize : Certificate, prize of £100. The prizewinners will be selected by a panel of three people nominated by the Executive Committee of CAIF. All work must be original and previously unpublished. Entries discovered to have been plagiarized will be rejected. * Deadline for submission of work : Between 1 - 31 March 2018. Entries may be submitted in electronic/digital form to the email address below or in electronic/digital form or printed form to a postal address of which entrants will be notified in February 2018. * Please note that any submission/entry will give permission to CAIF to publish or display the work(s) for the purpose of promoting International Friendship and the aims of the group. * Please also note that the organizers will not be able to confirm receipt of entries or answer individual inquiries concerning results. Prize winners will be invited to the CAIF Peace Concert to be held in Coventry in November 2018 where they will receive the CAIF Child/Youth/Young Adult Award for International Friendship. All prize winners will be announced on the CAIF website and on the CAIF Facebook page (see below) - Website : www.caif.co.uk Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Facebook : caif@caifers Post : Tba in February 2018