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Thursday 01 February 2018 to Tuesday 13 February 2018

We want to read your poems!  Write a poem on the theme of ‘Friends’. The competition is open to all children in the Northern Province.  Entries will be judged in the following five age groups:

Lower primary (Aged 6-7)
Upper primary (Aged 8-10)
Lower secondary (Aged 11-13)
Middle secondary (Aged 14-16)
Upper secondary (Aged 17-18)

How long can my poem be?  Between 02 and 30 lines.

Registration starts on 01 February 2018.  The deadline for entries is 13 April 2018.

Please e-mail your poems to or submit to Customer Services at British Council, Jaffna. 

For more information, contact 0117521521.

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