Book Lovers Campaign


The 8th Nationwide Literary Appreciation Contest for Primary School Students
As part of the Kyobo Book Centre's current "Movement for Book-Lovers", the Daesan Foundation co-organized the Nationwide Literary Appreciation Contest for Primary School Students. A total of 1,925 applications arrived and 67 students were selected as winners of the contest, the Grand Prize going to SHIN Jae-Hoon.
The award ceremony was held at the Conference Hall of the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts on December 21. The Grand Prize winner received cultural gift certificates equivalent to five hundred thousand won, Excellence Prize winners to two hundred thousand won, and Encouragement Prize winners to one hundred thousand won.
Visiting Lectures on Literature for High School Students
The Daesan Foundation and Kyobo Book Centre co-organized the visiting lectures on literature for high school students. Fifteen eminent writers lectured at 26 high schools in Seoul, Busan, Daegu, and Daejeon area to foster students' cultural understanding through literature.