Take an active part in the "OZONE FOR LIFE" contest dedicated to
"16th of September - International Day for the Protection of the Ozone Layer"!
If you have the ability to create a video, write an article or a poem with a creative approach,
then this contest is for you!
We invite you to the online contest of creative works on the theme "OZONE FOR LIFE" dedicated to "16th of September - International Day for the Protection of the Ozone Layer", organized by the State Committee on Ecology and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Mahalla and Family support of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Center оf Women Inventors оf Uzbekistan, Global Environmental Fund and United Nations Development Programme. The contest takes place between August and September 2020.
The purpose of the contest:
- Raising public awareness about the protection of the ozone layer and changing attitude towards the Nature, in particular preservation of the ozone layer;
- informing the public about the importance of the ozone layer and the consequences of ozone depletion;
- encourage participants to make the most of their free time during the current quarantine period.
The "OZONE - FOR LIFE!" contest of creative works is carried out in 3 nominations on the basis of the following requirements:
- In the nomination "Best Video"
The contest is open to videos about the protection of Nature, in particular, the ozone layer, its importance and the consequences of ozone layer depletion. A video of up to 3 minutes should be prepared by the candidate and posted on Facebook, Instagram or other social media platforms under the hashtags #ozon_katlami_va_men, #ozon_hayot_uchun or #mening_oilam_va_ozon_katlami and sent to telegram-bot @ozonqatlami_bot as requested below. The evaluation of the video takes into account the originality of the plot, creative approach, new views and ideas. The contest is open to all participants.
- In the nomination "Best Article"
The contest welcomes articles written under the “Ozone for life!” slogan and dedicated to the importance of the ozone layer, the consequences of ozone layer depletion and the protection of Nature, in particular the ozone layer. The articles (in Uzbek, Karakalpak, Russian or English) must be published in print media or online publications officially registered as mass-media. Also, the article should be posted on Facebook or other social media platforms under the hashtags #ozon_katlami_va_men, #ozon_hayot_uchun or #mening_oilam_va_ozon_katlami.
- In the nomination of the best poem
The contest is open to poems (in Uzbek, Karakalpak, Russian or English) on the importance of the ozone layer, the consequences of ozone layer depletion and the protection of Nature, in particular the ozone layer. The criteria for evaluating poems seeks high sense of idea and the depth of the meaning, artistic skills (ability to use the methods of artistic representation, conciseness of the poem), original creative approach, stylistic and grammatically correct writing. The poem submitted for the contest must be published in print media or online publications officially registered as mass-media. The poem should also be posted on Facebook or other social media platforms under the hashtags #ozan_katlami_va_men, #ozon_hayot_uchun or #mening_oilam_va_ozon_katlami. The contest is open to all participants.
TIMELINE FOR SUBMISSION OF MATERIAL: 2020, between August 3 and September 10 by 18:00 latest.
To participate in online contest Author needs to send below files in one zipped (archived) folder to @ozonqatlami_bot telegram-bot:
- Application form - PARTICIPANT APPLICATION
- Electronic version of creative work:
For the " Best Video" – avi, mp4 or mpeg formatted video
For the "Best Article" and the “Best poem” – PDF copy of the file or scanned PDF copy of printed article or poem in mass-media outlet.
- the links of your work in Facebook or other social media platforms
- An electronic copy of your passport (or birth certificate).
You can download the application form here by opening it in new tab.
Only creative works dedicated to the protection of the ozone layer will be accepted for participation in the contest. Works that are off-topic cannot participate in the contest. The creative work must have a single author. Only one work will be accepted from each candidate.
Grant of copyright: By submitting a creative work the candidate consents to distribute, reproduce, copy, publish and use his/her creative work by the organizing committee and partner organizations. The Organizing Committee and partner organizations are obliged to credit the author of the work in their publications.
The winners and active participants of the contest will be announced on September 16th - International Day for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and will be awarded diplomas and gifts (for each nomination, 1st place – TV 32 inches, 2nd place – smartphone, 3rd place – smart bracelet). Information about the winners and their work will be posted on the website www.o3.uz, www.uznature.uz and on social media.
For questions about the contest, please call (93) 171-70-17, (90) 594-24-79 or @ozonqatlami_bot telegram-bot.
Take part in the competition and be among the winners!