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Winners of the 2006 Croatian Writing Competition

Primary Section

1st - Madeline Barić - $100
2nd - Ana Josipović - $80 , Michelle Sertić - $80
3rd - Luke Pinjuh - $50

4th - Jesse Å pehar - $20 , Julia Å perac - $20 , Belinda Zilavec$ - 20 , Tianee Brajković - $20 , Marko Frković - $20

5th : Toni Mlikota - $10 , Marko Zeba - $10 , Martin Mihaljević - $10 , Alexander Macpherson - $10 , Ana Buljan - $10 , Bernard Tucman - $10 , Daniel Komljenović - $10 , Anthony Komljenović - $10

Secondary Section

1st - Kristina Tarle - $150
2nd - Neven Marko Pokrivač - $100
3rd - Rebecca Bracko - $80

About the Competition

Who could enter?

Students born in Australia, students who came to Australia at an early age (Primary School), and students attending Croatian classes at any center in Victoria were eligible to enter the 2006 Annual Writing Competition.

The Annual Writing Competition is organized by the Croatian Language Teachers Association and sponsored by Hrvatski Vjesnik and the Association of Croatian Language Teachers in Victoria.

The competition is divided into Primary and lower, middle and senior Secondary sections, with different tasks for each section, as shown below:

Primary Section

Grades 5 & 6

You have been asked to design a modern aircraft for Croatia Airlines, to celebrate the centenary (100 years) of flight.

You can create the aircraft using any materials of your choice. Write a brief description as to WHY your design is special and above the rest.

Criteria

  • Presentation
  • Creativity

Prizes

  • First Prize - $100
  • Second Prize - $80
  • Third Prize - $50
  • Fourth Prize $30
  • Four Encouragements Prizes $10

Please Note! No entry will be accepted without an entry form attached to it.

Secondary Section

Years 7, 8, 9

Year 7

Your task is to develop a brief information booklet of famous Croats under the following heading:

Sport (100 word limit)

Prize: $150

Year 8

Your task is to develop a brief information booklet of famous Croats under the following heading:

History (200 word limit)

Prize: $ 150

Year 9

Your task is to develop a brief information booklet of famous Croats under the following heading:

Culture (300 word limit)

Prize:$150

Please include some pictures.

Year 10

Task

As an employee of the Croatian Ministry of Tourism, you have been given the task to develop an in-flight brochure for Croatian Airlines, to promote tourism in the region.

The brochure is to include useful information for visitors; places to visit, accommodation, dining, recreation and leisure facilities.

(400 word limit)

Prize : $150

Year 11 & 12

Task

You are taking your first ever trip to Croatia. Write an account of your experiences depicting the beauty of Croatia.

(500 word limit)

Prize: $ 150

Criteria for Year 7 - 12

  • Quality in the content of writing
  • Knowledge of the features of the discourse form and skill in organizing the writing
  • Range and appropriateness in vocabulary and sentence structure
  • Accuracy in the use of the linguistic elements