The onkyo braille essay contest is being administered by the national federation of the blind (nfb) on behalf of the north america-caribbean region of the world blind union essays must be written by contest participants, in english or their native language, in braille on paper, and must be completely original in nature. In 2004, the scope of the contest expended with the addition of the international category starting with the 9th contest held in 2011, the name of this annual event has been changed to the “onkyo international braille essay contest”. Each year, onkyo and the braille mainichi, two japanese technology companies, sponsor an international contest to inspire people with stories about braille the contest is broken down into international regions and countries the european section is co-ordinated by the european blind union (ebu . If you are a good braille writer and have a story to tell, you may be able to win $2,000 from onkyo the nfb is again collecting entries for north america for the annual onkyo braille essay contest according to the source link, essays must be written by contest participants, in english or their .
Ncbi library would like to invite braille readers, producers or anyone interested in braille to take part in the 12th onkyo world braille essay contest. Braille american flag essay contest along with the blind service association and the chicago mayor's office for people with disabilities, kansas braille transcription institute recently sponsored two essay contests, one featuring blind and visually impaired students, and the other featuring sighted students. Onkyo corporation and the braille mainichi(the mainichi newspapers) created the braille essay contest in 2003 with the hope of building a bridge between braille and sound for the visually disabled who share heart-warming feelings more closely.
The essay contest, sponsored by onkyo corporation, a japanese consumer electronics manufacturer, and the braille mainichi, part of the mainichi newspaper company in japan, was created to promote braille literacy and to encourage the sharing of social and cultural information among blind and visually impaired persons. The european braille essay contest run by the european blind union on behalf of onkyo corporation and the braille mainichi aims to promote the use of braille as a key to blind people’s access to information and to their social inclusion. Braille promotion braille promotion onkyo world braille essay contest results of the 2017 onkyo world braille essay contest the european strand of the contest .
The world blind union (wbu) in co-operation with the canadian national institute for the blind (cnib), invites any individual to enter a braille essay contest, on the topic what braille means to me essays should be written from a personal perspective and describe how braille has affected or changed a life. 8th onkyo braille essay contest press release dated: 19 nov 2010 onkyo corporation, an audio, computer and visual equipment maker, and the braille mainichi (the mainichi newspapers) created the “onkyo braille essay contest” in 2003, and it has been held annually since then. Onkyo braille essay contest sponsored by onkyo corporation and the braille mainichi administered by the national federation of the blind on behalf of the north america-caribbean region of the world blind union. Aph’s 160th anniversary writing contest through research and development of braille, large print, and digital textbooks, aph has built a legacy of improving . A 16 year-old school pupil's take on why braille works for him wins prize in the onkyo world braille essay contest.
Megan’s essay, “the bumpy road”, won the junior category of the 2016 onkyo braille essay competition in this chat over a cup of tea, dave talks to her about the essay and her views on braille more widely. Entries must be received by 22 june are you keen to test your braille writing abilities enter the international onkyo braille essay contest and inspire people with your story. Posts about braille written by patricia porter and lighthouse for the visually impaired and blind 2014 onkyo braille essay contest. Ebu will run the european strand of the 11th world braille essay contest in 2017 the contest was initiated in 2007 to promote the use of braille all over the world and has since been funded by onkyo corporation and by the braille mainichi.
The onkyo corporation is again sponsoring a braille essay contest for people of all ages contest winners receive cash prizes valued from $500 to $2,000. V2_ac_pa_jun_18 page 1 cipr advanced certificate unit 12 planning assignment onkyo braille international essay contest issue date: 27th june 2018 submission deadline: 27th july 2018. Purpose audiovisual manufacturer onkyo corporation, japan institute of scientific research for education, and the braille mainichi, mainichi newspapers established the onkyo braille essay contest in 2003 to build a bridge to the world of the visually challenged people who very closely feel the warmth of the people.
Local student winner of 2017 onkyo braille essay contest showing 1-6 of 6 messages. Release date: thursday, january 4, 2018category: nationalbaltimore, maryland (january 4, 2018): the national federation of the blind (nfb), in celebration of world braille day, is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 onkyo braille essay contestread more about national federation of the blind announces winners of 2017 onkyo braille essay contest. Onkyo braille essay contest sponsored by onkyo corporation and the braille mainichi the submission deadline for this contest is august 28, 2017 the onkyo braille essay contest is being administered by the national federation of the blind on behalf of the north america-caribbean region of the world blind union. Mrnaoto otsuki president and ceo onkyo corporation a broader circle of emotional impact this is the second braille essay contest,the first being held last year,and this time we have added an overseas category,so i feel we have built an even better bridge between the worlds of braille and sound for the visually disabled communityi would like to thank all those who sent in essays,together .
Baltimore, maryland (january 4, 2018): the national federation of the blind (nfb), in celebration of world braille day, is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 onkyo braille essay contest. With regards to the establishment of the onkyo braille essay contest,as the representative of the wbu-ap,i am very grateful from the bottom of my heart to have . Onkyo european braille essay competition braille users and transcribers of all ages are welcome to enter the the annual onkyo braille essay competition contest rules, including prize information, and time frame are below. In order to promote the use of braille, the missouri council of the blind is sponsoring an essay contest in conjunction with the braille revival league of missouri, a special interest affiliate of the missouri council of the blind.