What is the HK Prize?

The HK Prize is an international award that recognizes scientists whose research has had a substantial effect on society. Open to researchers worldwide and selected through an impartial process without sponsorship or committee influence, scientists who win this prize are awarded both monetary prizes as well as having their work showcased globally.

Participating in this illustrious competition provides Hong Kong prize finalists an excellent opportunity to build up their writing portfolio, network with fellow writers and increase exposure in the literary world. Alongside cash prizes, participants may also win shopping vouchers and F&B perks at this prestigious event – but before entering any contest it is crucial that participants carefully read over its rules and regulations first.

Benny Chan of Hong Kong won a series of prizes at the 2020 Hong Kong Film Awards for his action thriller Raging Fire starring Donnie Yen. Notably, music, editing, and action choreography won awards – making this film one of the most beloved to ever receive such an honor at these ceremonies. Additionally, its success at box office made it one of the highest earners that year.

Justice Centre Hong Kong began this annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Art Prize in 2022; today it is co-hosted by EU Office in Hong Kong and Macao and Goethe-Institut Hong Kong. This year’s theme, Our Changing World, encourages submissions across a range of media by artists to explore aspects of global evolution.

The Hong Kong Prize is one of Asia’s premier high school contests, honoring academic achievements and extracurricular participation alike. Students can showcase their talents on this platform while cultivating young people with a sense of self-challenge. There are three levels for participation – Bronze, Silver and Gold awards are offered – where Bronze awards require four sections (service, skills, physical recreation and expedition) while for Silver awards there’s also an additional residential project requirement.

Finalists not only stand to win monetary prizes, but can also attend an awards ceremony in Beijing and gain international recognition for their work – this can be especially helpful for young writers hoping to establish themselves within the writing world.

China Daily Hong Kong Edition captured an astonishing 113 awards at the 2022 News Awards, including four arts and culture journalism victories. Senior reporter Xi Tianqi earned two runner-up prizes for her series on Hong Kong’s efforts to become a cultural hub, while copy editor James Cook won first runner-up in Best Headline category with his innovative story In the Green Fast Lane that highlighted Hong Kong’s efforts to speed up adoption of electric vehicles.