Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and the National Book Council would like to announce that the Awards Ceremony for Konkors ta’ Kitba Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2015 will be held on Thursday the 11th of February, 2016 at 6:30pm at the ‘Youth Village’, Aġenżija Żgħażagħ, Triq il-Kbira San Ġużepp, Santa Venera. Hon. Chris Agius, Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport will be in attendance.
Aġenzija Żgħażagħ together with the National Book Council annually organise this writing contest which selects, rewards and publishes Maltese novels written for young adolescent readers. The contest is open to those aged 20 and over and the manuscripts submitted should target young people aged between 13 and 18 and explore themes related to the different situations encountered by young people during this stage in their lives. A maximum of two novels are subsequently chosen as winners and then published.