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Thu, 25 Jan 2018 12:07 - Updated Thu, 25 Jan 2018 12:07

João Júnior wins literary prize

Luanda - The teenager João Júnior is the winner of the 2018 edition of the juvenile literary prize dubbed “Quem me dera ser onda” (title of a book by a renowned Angolan author) organised by the Angolan Writers Association (UEA).

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João Júnior, who was born in the northern Zaire province, won the annual competition with the text “O Sonho do velho João” (The dream of the old lion), which focuses on values, beliefs and traditions.

With this victory, João Júnior will receive a prize of 973.950 kwanzas and a Diploma of Merit, while the second placed contestant (Amélia Torres) will get 584,370 kwanzas.    

ANGOP has learnt that the prizes will be handed over on 15 February, at a ceremony set to take place in the headquarters of the Angolan Writers Association (UEA), in Luanda.

The “Quem me dera ser onda” literary prize is sponsored by the Sol Foundation and has been designed for secondary level students aged between 13 and 17.

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