The Hongkong Prize is a non-governmental merit-based prize honoring individuals who exemplify human spirit, and attracts thousands of applicants every year from across Asia. As one of Asia’s premier awards, this non-governmental merit award recognizes scientific research with global impact and offers winners not only monetary but also access to Hong Kong’s premier research facilities. Applicants must possess outstanding academic achievements, talent, extracurricular activities, leadership abilities and moral character as part of its criteria for consideration – the program being open to high school students worldwide in its participation – encouraging them to follow their dreams!
Hongkong Prize will take place this year at Goethe-Gallery and Black Box Studio in Hong Kong, a non-profit art space which promotes artistic dialogues. The theme for the 2017 competition will be “Our Changing World”; artists are encouraged to explore various aspects of global evolution including socially, culturally, technologically and environmentally related elements and how these affect people differently.
Travelers looking to win a trip to Hong Kong can enter the World of Winners splash page contest from now until March 31. Tickets will first go out to travelers from Southeast Asia, followed by those from mainland China and then those worldwide. Winners will get to experience Hong Kong’s breathtaking landscapes while learning more about its vibrant cultures.
This year’s Hong Kong Prize Ceremony in December saw many exciting wins, notably To My Nineteen-Year-Old Self winning best film and Detective Vs Sleuths winning best TV series. China Daily Hong Kong Edition also made significant strides in arts and culture journalism with four out of five awards for arts and culture news reporting (winning all categories except two). Environmental journalism made strides with senior reporter Kate Li Bingcun winning both top prizes as well as second runners-up in both Environment News Reporting as well.
Students seeking more information about the Hongkong Prize should visit its official website to discover more of it. They must first be nominated by their teachers before having their submission reviewed and scored by a panel of judges; those ranked among the top 20 entries will each receive an individual judge’s prize of HK$8,000 with their schools also receiving grants totalling HK$20k! Those interested should carefully read through and adhere to its rules while seeking help if any questions arise; in addition to prioritizing studies and extracurricular activities while remembering that application processes only open at certain times of year!