Do you feel stuck at home? But you also like reading and writing? Well this competition is just for you!

We invite all of you teenagers from 1st to 4th grade (high school) from Kumanovo to join us in this writing competition, where you will be able to express yourself and share your opinion with this society.

You will have to write an essay that fits in with the topic:   “In what kind of multiethnic society do we live?”

The essay has to follow these criteria:

  • It has to have no less than 400 words, and no more than 600 words;
  • It has to be understandable for the reader;
  • It has to be in the font: Arial; size of text: 11;
  • It can be written on Macedonian, Albanian or English, the writing language is your choice.
  • It has to be written in a Word document and sent as a document.
  • In the bottom right corner you will have to write your Surname, Name and Class in this exact order;


Your essay will have to be submitted with e-mails (more info below) and later on they will be published for online voting on Facebook. The top three essays will be rewarded with a symbolic prize.

The voting process:

Each essay will be posted in a Facebook page created by us, where people will have the opportunity to vote for the best essay.

How to apply:

Send us your essay on the following emails: and with the subject (subject): Essay – Competition

or to send us the essay via message on our Facebook page

The deadline for applying is 26.05.2020, 23:59.

*This competition is part of the project Civic Engagement for Intercultural Society. The activities of this project are supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands.

You can find the call in Macedonian and Albanian below.

Call for essay competition MK-AL