The Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB) introduced Tuesday a writing contest for Turkish nationals dwelling overseas. The competition is being held to mark the Year of Yunus Emre and promote the nationwide language amongst expatriates.
The YTB Turkish Awards held yearly by the company had been revised this yr to honor legendary poet and thinker Yunus Emre, after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan devoted the yr 2021 to his reminiscence. This yr’s contest is titled the YTB Turkish Awards Yunus Emre Particular to acknowledge the influential poet who died 700 years in the past.
Yunus Emre has been a number one mild for humanity for hundreds of years along with his recommendations to undertake the values of persistence, satisfaction, tolerance, generosity, goodness and advantage according to the teachings of Islam. The nice Sufi thinker and people poet is taken into account one of many religious architects of Anatolia. Writing his poems in people language, through which he described the divine love that each believer seeks, he additionally performed a job within the formation of the dialect known as “previous Anatolian Turkish,” which constitutes the primary section of the historic cycle of the Turkish language.
The competition might be divided into 4 classes, tales, poetry, essays and guide help, which can every be judged by a separate jury. Winners might be chosen primarily based on their right and efficient use of Turkish grammar and spelling, compliance to kind, technical options, originality and elegance.
The winner of every class will obtain TL 20,000 (practically $2,800), those that come second will obtain TL 15,000 and those that are available third will obtain TL 10,000. As well as, the winner of the Yunus Emre Particular Award will take house TL 10,000.
Within the guide help class, as much as TL 20,000 might be awarded to the highest 5 candidates to buy copywriting rights and finance publishing.
In the meantime, the YTB Turkish Literature E-book Set might be offered to the highest 10 contestants in all classes together with the chance to take part within the YTB Literature Academy Program freed from cost.
Turkish residents who want to take part within the competitors ought to ship their entries and the required paperwork stipulated by the YTB by way of e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) by the June 30, 2021 deadline. The applying kind could be downloaded on the YTB website.
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