Well done for your entries to our competition and congratulations to
outgoing_world of Cheam Fields Primary Academy UK, jolly_context of High Lawn Primary School UK and charming_lime of Elite Scholars Academy USA
who are the winners this week!
Every week winners are awarded 3 stars for their winning entries!
Welcome to this week’s competition! Every Monday we’ll open a new competition and the winners will be announced the following Friday. If you win, you’ll get three stars and your entries will be pinned to the top of the discussion!
The Festival has now been going for three weeks – and by now, you’ve had a chance to look at several Topical Talk topics.
Journalists at The Economist believe that, although it’s great to have expertise in one topic, people should try to say how each news story links to the bigger picture to get a better idea of what’s happening in the world.
For example, climate change (Earth Day) is a big news story – but how might it link to the metaverse? And King Charles III’s coronation might seem like a shorter news story, but how might it link to other issues because of its themes, such as "inequality", "power" or "democracy”?
Over to you!
For this week’s competition, we’d like you to put your creative thinking to the test. Your challenge is to choose two or more of the Festival topics and say how they link.
You could phrase your answer like this: “I think that *topic* and *topic* link because…and this helps me to get a bigger picture of what’s happening in the world because…”