Member countries of the “Great Silk Way” International Youth Union organizes an international contest for young journalists. As part of the contest the young journalists from 25 countries are expected to present articles, essays on the specific subjects announced by the Union. The jury of the contest on the local level in each 25 countries will consist of professional journalists and one member of the “Great Silk Way” IYU, who will select the best work during the contest which will take place in each country. The articles of the first three winners will be provided with high media coverage in all member-countries and the winner of the contest in Azerbaijan, will be able to participate at the Council of Members of the Union on November 29-30, in Astana, other 2 winning places will receive a notebook and a mobile phone respectively. The subjects for the articles are the following: “The role of the country in the Silk Road, “The cultural dialogue between the countries that belong to historical Silk Road” and “Modern transformation of a Silk Road city”. At the first stage of participation “Great Silk Way” International Youth Union and local organizations will announce about the contest on social networks.
The articles that will be sent before the deadline will be considered by the professional jury and the best 3 articles will be selected by the jury voting.