Announcement: Christmas Competition 2019

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CHRISTMAS COMPETITION | 2019
We’re delighted to announce details about our Christmas competition. This year’s Christmas competition will be based on ART, POETRY, and WRITING, combined with your passion for astronomy.
THREE WAYS TO WIN!!!

Option #1 – ART for ages 16 and under
If you are 16 or under, submit a photo of your artistic drawing, painting or photograph of something relevant to astronomy. For example, a painting of the solar system, or a photograph of the milky way. Be creative!
Option #2 – POETRY for ages 16 and under
Compose a poem related to any theme in astronomy and simply express yourself. Be creative and connect astronomy to your culture or personality.
Option #3 – ESSAY for ages 17 and over
Send us an essay of no more than 1000 words arguing for the motion that ‘Guyana should have a national observatory’. The winning essay will get to be featured on our website AND receive a special gift.
PRIZES:
– Two 50mm telescope will be awarded to two children in the ART and POETRY categories.
– One 70mm telescope will be awarded to an individual who is age 17 or above in the ESSAY category.
RULES:
– Be creative!
– Must be a resident in Guyana.
– Must meet the age requirement specified in each category.
Submit on or before December 15th.
HOW TO SUBMIT:
– To participate, simply email ferlin@aaagy.org with your submission, along with your Name and Age.
– Children under 16 years old without an email could have their parents submit on their behalf, specifying their child’s name and age.
Winners expected to be announced by mid-December, before Christmas Day.
Best wishes!
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