Robert Burns: “The Vision” Writing Contest
Here's something that has come through my poetry/literature network:
“The Vision” Writing Contest for writers and lovers of the works of
Scottish Bard, Robert Burns. The Prize is the James Turnbull Memorial
Award – $500 (Cdn) and possible publication in the Celtic Faerie
Choose your favorite poem/song by Robert Burns, and tell why
you like it, what you believe Robert Burns was trying to convey to his
readers, and any relevant history or documentation of interest.
Entry fee: $10 (Cdn). Word maximum: 2000.
Deadline for entries: May
1, 2007 .''
Entrants are strongly encouraged to contact the contest trustee for full
guidelines at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: ( )
204-482-8271; or the
website of the Robert Burns Club: www.winnipegrobertburns.org
“Strive in thy humble sphere to shine.”
What could be a better inclusion than a Robbie Burns Chinese New Year Dinner and related events titled: GUNG HAGGIS FAT CHOY ?
dinner of 16 people in a living room 10 years ago, which grew to 570
people in 2005 with CBC Radio's Shelagh Rogers co-hosting.
- A CBC television performance special airing in BC
- The SFU Gung Haggis Fat Choy Festival spawning Dragon Cart races and Human curling.
of media around the world including BBC Radio Scotland, CTV, CBC Radio
local and satellite, print media in French and Chinese.
- And a dragon boat parade entry in Vancouver's St. Patrick's Day Parade