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The letter to the baby girl born in the center of the epidemic won the third international prize


August 27, 2021 23:57 GMT+7

A letter to a girl born from the center of the epidemic by Dao Anh Thu, an 8th grader, Nguyen Huy Tuong Secondary School, Dong Anh district, Hanoi won the third prize in the UPU international letter-writing contest. 50th (2021).

At the closing plenary session of the 27th Universal Postal Union Congress (UPU) held today (August 27) in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Vietnam was named when Dao’s letter Anh Thu, class 8A2, Nguyen Huy Tuong Secondary School, Dong Anh District, City. Hanoi, sent to participate internationally, was highly appreciated by the UPU’s International Jury and awarded the Third International Prize.

The 50th UPU International Letter Writing Competition with the theme “Write a letter to a family member to share your experience of the Covid-19 pandemic”.

Overview of the award ceremony

The international first prize went to Nubaysha Islam (female, 14 years old) from Bangladesh, with a very emotional letter to her sister about the difficulties her family faced during the university. recent Covid pandemic.

Nubaysha writes about her experiences during the pandemic, such as dealing with being locked up at home, with her mother’s depression and the sudden death of her aunt from Covid. She encouraged and encouraged her sister to never lose faith and hope even during difficult times in life.

The international second prize belongs to Bruno Ivanovski (male, 14 years old) from North Macedonia with a letter written to his grandmother about her mood and nostalgia during the quarantine period due to the Covid pandemic for nearly 1 year. and didn’t get to see her.

The owner of the letter that won the third international prize, Dao Anh Thu (14 years old) chose the idea of ​​​​letting a letter to a baby girl who was born while her mother was being treated for Covid at the hospital to express her difficulties and hardships. of medical staff and proud of their contribution in the fight against the Covid pandemic.

In addition, UPU also awarded 5 Consolation prizes to students from Belarus, Brazil, Indonesia, Turkey and Libya.

The international letter-writing competition has been organized by UPU since 1971. Every year, UPU selects practical topics, the United Nations’ action program.

The contest aims to help young people from 10 to 15 years old all over the world understand better about the postal industry, raise awareness about the postal industry’s role in society, improve their writing skills, and improve their writing skills. perceive literature through handwritten letters and express their views and desires on issues of international and social concern, contributing to the successful implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda of Action. country on sustainable development.

The letter to the baby girl born in the center of the epidemic won the third international prize
Dao Anh Thu won the third prize in the UPU Letter Writing Contest

More than 60 countries around the world participate in the annual competition. The international jury selected the three best letters to award the first, second and third prizes of the contest.

This is the 33rd time the contest has been held in Vietnam. The contest was jointly organized by the Ministry of Information and Communications, the Vietnam Post Corporation, the Ministry of Education and Training, the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the Youth and Pioneer Newspapers.

During more than 30 years of participating in the contest, Vietnam has won 2 First prizes, 2 Second prizes, 6 Third prizes and 5 Consolation prizes. This is the 15th time Vietnam has won the high prize of this contest.

Duy Vu

Hanoi students win first prize in UPU 50 letter writing competition

Hanoi students win first prize in UPU 50 letter writing competition

Winning the national first prize of the 50th UPU international letter writing contest (in 2021), the letter from Hanoi schoolgirl Dao Anh Thu was translated into French by the Organizing Committee and sent to the World Postal Union in Switzerland to attend. international exam.

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