Silsilah sponsors writing tilt PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 16 July 2013 12:02

In continuing pursuit of its objective to promote understanding, cooperation resulting in peace among christians and muslims and other cultures and religions, the Silsilah Dialogue Movement will sponsor a writing contest.

The rules governing the contest are published herewith below:

1. The contest is open to anyone who has a true-to-life experience/story about friends/friendship involving faith or culture.

2. The article must be in English, typewritten, double-spaced with a minimum of 400 and a maximum of 500 words.

3. Each contestant can submit only one entry which must be original and unpublished.

4. Pseudonyms or pen names are not allowed.

5. Entries will be judged on the following criteria:

a) Organization and style

b) Clarity of ideas and contents

c) Use of language

6. All entries will be submitted to:

The Silsilah Center

JBC Rodriguez Bldg.,

137 Gov. Alvarez, Ave.,

Zamboanga City


7. The entry will be published in the column Between Friends in the Daily Zamboanga Times which comes out once a week.

8. Cash prizes of P2,000.00, P1,500.00, P1,000.00 – first, 2nd, 3rd respectively, will be awarded in a ceremony to be scheduled later.

9. The Contest Committee reserves the right to disqualify any entry deemed copied or plagiarized.

10. Contest period will be from July 15, to December 7, 2013.

11. Decision of the Board of Judges will be final.