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2017 My Dream of the Future Essay & Speech Contest

In Celebration of the 2017 National Foundation Day of Korea My Dream of the Future Essay & Speech Contest for Adolescents with a Korean background

Let's talk about your role for the future as a person of Korean Heritage who lives in Canada. The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Education Centre in Canada are announcing the 2nd “My Dream of the Future Essay & Speech Contest" for Korean adolescents in Ontario. Your essay should discuss how your role will help boost bilateral relations between Korea and Canada (culturally, politically or economically). $2,500 in cash prizes will be awarded this year. See below for details:

□ Eligibility- Anyone the ages of 12 -17 of Korean Descent in Ontario (Including Permanent Residents, Canadian Citizens, Study Permit holders, Single-side Korean families & Adoptees)

□ Topic - My Future Role and how to achieve the role as someone of Korean descent living in Canada and how this role will help enhance Canada-Korea relations.

□ What to do –

  1. Download the application form at [Attachment: 2017 My Dream of the Future Essay Contest Application]

  2. 1st round - Writing Contest (Written essay in English)

  3. 2nd round - Video Contest (Speech video in English)

  4. Submit by email to

  5. Final round - Speech Contest at All TV

□ Division - Students G 7-9 or Ages 12-14: Maximum of 2 pages Essay (letter size)

Students G 10-12 or Ages 15-17: Maximum of 3 pages Essay (letter size)

□ Schedule -

- Deadline for Written Contest submission - August 21 ~ September 21 24:00 (by email only)

- 2nd round entrants will be announced: September 22 17:00 on the Korean Education Centre website.

- Deadline for Video Contest submission - September 28 17:00

- Competition finalists will be announced: September 29 17:00 on the Korean Education Centre website

- Competition and Awards ceremony: October at the All TV

* Schedule may be changed as needed

□ Enquire: Korean Education Centre 416-920-3809 ext 242 /

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