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Schools and tertiary students invited to enrol in flower show student drawing competition
     The Hong Kong Flower Show 2024, organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, will be held at Victoria Park from March 15 to 24. The Jockey Club Student Drawing Competition, one of the major activities of the flower show, will be held on March 15. This year, a new category for tertiary students has been introduced. Local primary and secondary school students and full-time tertiary students are welcome to take part in the competition. Applications for the competition are free of charge and will remain open until February 1.
     The competition will be conducted in five categories: a Junior Section in Primary School (Primary One to Primary Three); a Senior Section in Primary School (Primary Four to Primary Six); a Junior Section in Secondary School (Form One to Form Three); a Senior Section in Secondary School (Form Four to Form Six) and a Tertiary Institution Section. The competition is scheduled from 9am to noon for primary school categories and the Tertiary Institution Section, and from 1.30pm to 4.30pm for secondary school categories on that day accordingly.
     The competition will feature students' drawings of floral exhibits or garden displays in the showground with a view to enhancing awareness of conserving plants and the natural environment. Participants may use any form of drawing to illustrate the theme of the drawing competition, "Floral Joy Around Town".
     For details of the competition, please call 2724 3815 or visit the flower show webpage www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/hkfs/2024/drawing.html. Primary and secondary school students should enrol through their schools while tertiary students are required to enrol by individual. Participating schools and entrants of the Tertiary Institution Section should complete and submit the online application on or before February 1.
     The upcoming flower show features "Floral Joy Around Town" as the main theme and the angelonia as the theme flower. The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust is supporting the flower show for the 12th consecutive year and has been the major sponsor of the flower show since 2014.
Ends/Monday, January 8, 2024
Issued at HKT 11:00
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