The Mongol Messenger announces English essay contest

2018-11-30 17:51:02

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Mongol Messenger, English weekly newspaper operated by the national news agency MONTSAME is to organize for the first time an essay contest in English among 10-12 grade students of high schools in Ulaanbaatar, which have special curriculum for English. The contest is organized in collaboration with the British Embassy in Mongolia and MIAT Mongolian Airlines, national flag- carrier.

The contest aims to encourage students to improve English writing skills, discover youths’ views on their country - Mongolia and contribute to promotion of Mongolia abroad by publishing the best essay of the contest through the agency’s website, newspaper and magazine. The first contest will be held under the topic ‘Core values of Mongolia’ and in the future the Mongol Messenger is planning to organize the contest annually. Essays for the contest should be written in English under the topic ‘Core values of Mongolia’ with maximum words of 800 and sent to the email addresses: and before December 20.

The best three essays will be selected and cash awards of MNT500.00, MNT300.000 and MNT200.000 will be granted.  Co-organizer of the contest the British Embassy in Mongolia will also present its gifts to the best participants.