Event Details

Date

26 May 2014 – 06 July 2014

Time

60 Minutes

Shortlisted


Congratulations to the following contestants for having the 50-word stories shortlisted for the judges’ consideration!
Category 1 ( 7 & 8 years old )
Nation
Ashley Oh JingYi
Nation
Fang Zuoyu
Society
Kendra Chua Liwen
Progress
Meher Narang
Language
Reia Sandhu
Justice
Toh Woon Ling Cheryl
Happiness
Yanis Lim
   
Category 2 ( 9 & 10 years old )
Religon
Alexandra Loh
Language
Alistair Lum Wei Jie
Equality
Brandon Shuan Kagoo
People
Cheryl Tay
Equality
Chong Kai En
Justice
Eng Yi Xuan
People
Luke Ang Gin Yong
Language
Madeleine Fung Sum Yee
Progress
Taha Juzer
Nation
Tham Kit Young
United
Timothy Foo Qi Wen
 
Category 3 ( 11 & 12 years old )
Happiness
Ansel Teo Wen Ang
United
Brandon Tay Kai Feng
Progress
Chen Yu Yang
Build
Chew Kai Yean, Colin
Race
Conrad Xheng Thinagaran
Nation
Ian The
Progress
Jack Deven Potts
Race
Jade Ow Yanhui
Language
Jaden Rabind Charles
Equality
Kanishk Niverthi
Race
Law Yu Jie
Nation
Victoria Ong Dai Qi
Category 4 ( 13 & 14 years old )
Nation
Abbey Tan Hui Xuan
Language
Atrik Das
Build
Bridget Lum Hui Xin
Build
Huang Qianhui
Happiness
Jaden Isaac Yang Ze
Society
Jo Yie Leong
Achieve
Kwok Yi Fang Hannah
Nation
Lam Jing Yi, Grace
Religion
Nadyn Kei Thinagaran
Happiness
Shannen Lee
Achieve
Vijay Siddharth
Happiness
Yew Ru Shan
Achieve
Zhong Jialing
   
Category 5 ( 15 & 16 years old )
Progress
Celine Yeo Shi Ning
Democratic
Cheah Yu Min Dayna
Race
Jong Ching Yee
Religion
Kwok Yi Ren Gabriel
Happiness
Michael Lim
United
Sim Jia Ling
Race
Sofia Amanda
Justice
Sumin
Progress
Timothy Ng
Race
Yeo Hui Ping
Progress
Zaki Chan Jian Wen
 
Category 6 ( >17 years old )
Language
Alia Binte Abdul Aziz Alkaff
Progress
Alvin
Religion
Azeena Badarudeen
Justice
Daryl Li
Achieve
Debra Cheah Yu Fang
Happiness
Goh Shu Li
Prosperity
Ishwar Serma
Prosperity
Kwa Jun Qi
Build
Leong Kit Ling
Language
Luo Junjia
Build
Mokhtar Ismail
Build
Nellie Lim

50 Words for 50 years

Celebrate Singapore’s 50th birthday by telling a story of what it means to live in Singapore. What does it mean to belong here? What is the Singapore identity?

Paper Planes 2014 is a creative writing contest with a twist!
All participants will be challenged to write around a given topic in only 50 WORDS!

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Prizes

Champions (across all categories): $500 cash
Runners-up (across all categories): $250 cash
Merit Award Winners (across all categories): $50 cash
All winners will also receive vouchers.

Categories

Category 1 ( 7 & 8 years old )
Category 2 ( 9 & 10 years old )
Category 3 ( 11 & 12 years old )
Category 4 ( 13 & 14 years old )
Category 5 ( 15 & 16 year old )
Category 6 ( >17 years old )

Dates

Contest

26 May 2014 - 06 July 2014

Announcement of longlisted entries for online voting

14 July 2014

Online Voting

14 July 2014 - 20 July 2014

Announcement of shortlisted entries for judges' consideration

22 July 2014

Judging

23 July 2014

Prize Presentation Ceremony

18 August 2014 (to be confirmed)

Judges

Mr Peter Lim

Writer and media consultant, former Editor-in-Chief of Singapore Press Holdings

A/P Kirpal Singh

Associate Professor of English Literature and Creative thinking at SMU, literary and cultural critic, published poet

Ms Stella Kon

Writer of Emily of Emerald Hill and Eston, three-time winner of the National Playwriting Competition, merit award winner of the Singapore Literature Prize.

Ms Amanda Chong

Creative Horizons alumna, winner of the Commonwealth Essay Competition 2004 and Foyle’s Young Poet’s Award 2005

Ms Janelle Tan

Creative Horizons alumna, Champion of Paper Planes 2010 (Upper Secondary category)