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Good news! We begin the second contest of young journalists "Welcome!". The first one was held last year. In that contest took part 196 works from participants from 11 countries.

PressAs before the contest is organized by Sverdlovsk regional children's public organization "Lotsman" (“Maritime pilot”) and online magazine "Kid's Club". And this year, the organizers included the educational institution - Center for Children and Youth "Sozvezdie" ("Constellation") (Yekaterinburg, Russia).  As before, we invite to participate in the contest both those who have already decided to become a journalist, and those who just want to try their hands at this interesting and important matter. We live in a post-industrial, information society. The information in our world is the most important and valuable resource. Journalist - is a person who not only consume, but also creates new flows of information. And to be a creator always honorable. Creators are changing our world!

If you are engaged in a children's press center, work in the school newspaper editorial - welcome to the contest!

Not engaged in anything out of that, but you believe that you can be interesting to tell about some event, journey, book or movie - you to us!

If you want to expand your portfolio - participate in the contest will not be superfluous. Materials passed selection (not only the winners) will be published on the website "Kid's Club", which is a registered media.

Read all the details in the regulations. In this article, only brief information.

The age of participants up to 18 years. Age groups: 1) up to 11 years, 2) from 12 to 15 years, 3) 16-18 years. To enter the contest you need to fill out an application form and sent your work to email [email protected].

The competition is held in three nominations:

  • "Text" — work performed in one of the traditional journalistic genres: article, report, interview, review, correspondence, essay etc.. It is recommended to choose a genre according to age of the participant. Older participants should take up the bigger work. ;) The size of work should correspond to the chosen genre, but must be at least 1500 characters (with spaces). The author's illustrations may be attached in separate files (photo, diagrams, drawings).
  • "Photo" — a photo or series of photos of any genre, predominantly reportage or portrait. It is obligatory to indicate in the application the date and location of shooting, as well as to explain what persons/events you shot. The work in "Photo" nomination can simultaneously be the illustration for work in the category "Text".
  • Video — a video lasting not more than 20 minutes in the genre of reportage or a story about an interesting place or the journey, about the man (including interview) or on any other topic. It is also allowed the video blog with the speech of the author on any interesting subject, outlining his views or telling about some event. Note: please, provide subtitles for your video!

A special invitation to novice bloggers. Welcome to participate in the competition with the typical "blogger" genres like video blog (or stream) or text online report with pictures.

The timing of the contest: submissions will be accepted until the 10 of January 2018. The contest results will be announced by March 1 2018 on the website "Kid's Club".

One of the features of the contest - children's reader's jury. Our site is called a "Kid's Club" and published content should be interesting and understandable to children and teenagers. This will assess the children's jury. Anyone under the age of 17 years can applicate to be a nenber of the jury. To do this, fill out the form at the end of the article and write about the desire to [email protected].

ИнтервьюAn important question for a journalist - the choice of topics. In this competition are no strict framework. Fits any topic that interesting to you and which you hope to interest our readers and children's jury. Consult with adults. Look for topics in the following areas:

- Topics related to the lives of children, adolescents and youth of your city, region, country.

- Education, career choices.

- Children's clubs, studios, teams, organizations.

- Interesting event, the witness of which you were, the interesting facts that you discovered for yourself.

- The stories about interesting people with whom you have met, on local attractions, travel and interesting places where you've been.

- Review of a book, a play, a movie.

Share knowledge, give advice, review the issue that you care about, tell us about your dream.

Topics related to computer games, politics (not related to children and youth issues) are not recommended.

To participate in the contest, please fill the application form below.

The contest works should be sent to email address [email protected] or upload here using this file upload form. After selecting the file, a window will open where have to enter name and surname of the author and brief information about the work:

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The regulations is available online and for download: 

The application form for participation in the contest for filling online:

The application form for joining to children's jury: