The 15th Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Literary Awards Prize Presentation Ceremony was held on Saturday, 19 August 2017 at Kong Hwa School. Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, Mr Baey Yam Keng was the Guest-of-Honour for the ceremony. The annual competition aims to promote Chinese literary writing among the younger generation, in hopes of encouraging young, aspiring writers and raising the standard of Chinese Language in Singapore. The awards are an amalgamation of the following 3 awards:
This year, more than 600 students participated in the competitions; 100 students participated in the Chinese Essay Writing Competition; 406 students from 88 secondary schools participated in the Xin Lei Jiang; while the Singapore Tertiary Literary Awards were received 173 works. A combined total of 81 winning entries were selected.
Congratulations to all award winners!