2014 “Tagore in My Heart” Essay Contest

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2013 “Tagore in My Heart” Essay Contest jointly held by Centre for Indian Studies, SZU, Peking University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and some other universities and institutes was a complete success. The collection of the prize-winning essays, A Heart of Rabindranath Tagore Left in China was published by the famous Chinesess press the Central Compilation & Translation Press. This contest has been well-received by the public.

2014 is the “Year of China-India Friendly Exchange”. At the request of the readers and Tagore enthusiasts, we decided to hold 2014“Tagore in My Heart” Essay Contest. This year’s contest has also received a great support from Daily Sunshine, a Shenzhen-based newspaper.

1. Duration: May 2014-Oct. 2014 (Deadline is subject to the local postmarks before Oct. 31, 2014).

2. Contributor: All enthusiasts of Tagore’s works.

3. Language: Chinese.

4. Type of Writing: unlimited

5. The number of characters is limited to 4,000

6. Theme: Tagore in My Heart (Range of topics involves reactions to Tagore’s works, Tagore and China, Tagore and I, Tagore and Visva-Bharati Cheena-Bhavana at Santiniketan, Tagore’s views of culture, Tagore and Tan Yun-shan, Tagore and the Nobel Prize in literature, Tagore and the Chinese neo-literature, Tagore and the Chinese writers, Tagore and the eastern literature, Tagore and Indian literature, reflections on A Heart of Rabindranath Tagore Left in China, etc.)

7. Writing Requirements:  all entries must be original;  the subtitle can be self-made by the writers;  all entries should be written to the subject, novel in content, profound in thought, sincere in feelings, reasonable in structure, beautiful in language and correct use of punctuation.

8. Rewards:

2 Special Awards: each will win RMB 5,000

5 First Prizes: each will win RMB 1,000 

10 Second Prizes: each will win RMB 500 

20 Honorable Mentions: each will win RMB 300 

30 Finalist Awards: each will win an Appreciation Dictionary of Rabindranath Tagore’s Works published by Shanghai Lexicographical Publishing House.

2 Excellent Organizers: each will win RMB 5,000 (Pre-tax)\

9. Contribution: 
     All essays should be sent out before deadline to

①  szucis@szu.edu.cn, or posted to Centre for Indian Studies, Shenzhen University, Nanhai Avenue 3688, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China, 518060.     Contact: Wang Bi     Tel: 0755-26557020

② Editorial Department of New Education, Alley 27, Zhengli Road 1585, Yangpu District, Shanghai, 200434)
Contact: Wu Yanjia    Tel: 021-65914331

10. Time of Rating: Nov. 2014

11. Time of Awarding: Nov. 2014

12. Certificate of Award & Publication: Each prize winner will be granted a Certificate of Award.   All prize winning essays will be collected in a special book for this contest and published by a famous Chinese press. Each prize winner will have an above-mentioned book.



Centre for Indian Studies, Shenzhen University

Eastern Literature Research Center, Peking University

Hangzhou Buddhist Academy

New Education


Organizing Committee of “Tagore in My Heart” Essay Contest

May 7, 2014


Award Ceremony of 2013 "Tagore in My heart" Essay Contest

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