Here they are... the writing competition winners of our third annual essay competition on Kids World Travel Guide. And again, we are very grateful to have received so many awesome essays by our wonderful young readers who are also such talented writers! We had the difficult choice to find only one winner and one runner-up for each category and have long discussed your entries, but now finally the results are out! Congratulations to our awesome prize-winners!
Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful stories!
And a huge Thank You to all who participated and made this competition such a success!
Unfortunately, not all entries made it into the final selection, however, be assured that all your efforts are valued! Keep on exploring and maybe next time you will be among the winners too.
This year's award-winning essays all show a huge level of commitment and passion for storytelling and our writers passionately tell us about their favourite festival. Here we will share their stories and insights. We are sure you will enjoy these winning essays and be amazed at the young talents!
Vidhyuth Viswanathan from Urbana Sugarloaf Elementary School, USA
'Diwali Festival of Lights'
Pranavkrishna Bharanidharan from California Montessori Project, India/USA
Nuthara Karunarathna from Lyceum International School, Sri Lanka
Javier Yung from Singapore
'Moon Cake Festival'
We really enjoyed all your entries, so please do not give up on your dream if you want to become a writer but your essay was not chosen for publication this time.
Never give up! Keep on writing and honing your skills and join in our next competition! ... And for some of you we will have a special treat, so keep our site bookmarked and you might hear from us regarding a special publication of your entry on another page on this site. Cheers!
All winners will be notified via email about their success in the writing competition to claim their prizes which then will be dispatched in the coming week. Congratulations again! Well done! Keep on writing!
Matilda Rumball-Smith from New Zealand, Ngunguru School
'New Zealand - Aoteorea'
Kundana Panuganti from the USA, Eason Elementary School
'My Country India'
Ana Sofia Moreno from South Africa, Curro Schools
'My Country South Africa'
Image credits on writing competition page: Shutterstock.com and own images