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International video essay competition: "My Aurora Hero"

The goal of the contest is to motivate young people standing on the very threshold of maturity to think about the people in everyday life who provide an example to them and can rightly be called a hero. Heroes can be those close to us, or those further away, whose deeds and actions are aimed at helping those in need, the conservation and improvement of the lives of others, creating a positive change in the world around them. 

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UWC Dilijan College, one of the 18 schools comprising the United World Colleges global humanitarian movement, with the support of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative and Scholae Mundi Charitable Foundation, is launching a video essay contest for children aged 14 to 18 years old. The winner receives $200 personally, and $1000 to award to the charitable organization of his or her choice.

The goal of the contest is to motivate young people standing on the very threshold of maturity to think about the people in everyday life who provide an example to them and can rightly be called a hero. Heroes can be those close to us, or those further away, whose deeds and actions are aimed at helping those in need, the conservation and improvement of the lives of others, creating a positive change in the world around them.

 

 

The competition is timed to coincide with the 5th anniversary of the Aurora International Humanitarian Initiative, which aims to promote the idea of humanism throughout the world. This year it will be held on October 19 and will be marked by a large-scale event "Gratitude in Action" at the New York Public Library. To learn more about humanitarian initiatives and the Aurora Awards, register for the online event by clicking here.

To share your story, record and send a one-minute video about your chosen hero — your role model— before 2 November. Your story might be about a friend, neighbour, teacher, or anyone you know in your community, city, or around the world. Two winners will be selected: one determined by an open vote, the second winner chosen by a special jury.

Read more about the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative here. The history of the UWC humanitarian movement can be found here

Detailed information about the contest is available on the UWC Dilijan website.

 

For more information, you can contact us in the most convenient way for you

https://auroraprize.com/ru/aurora/detail/15481/5-
https://uwcdilijan.org/my-aurora-hero

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