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The finals for the youth division of the second Yiwu Luo Binwang International Children's Poem Competition was held online on Sept 19.
Eighty finalists from across the world took part in the final. The event has received 20,689 submissions from over 50 countries and regions, including South Korea, Lebanon, Iraq, Brazil, Mexico, and Azerbaijan.
Contestants had to compose a children's poem within a fixed amount of time, and their works were then evaluated by a panel of judges.
In the end, five contestants earned a first-place prize, 10 earned a second-place prize, and 20 earned a third-place prize.
The event was co-organized by the Children's Literature Committee of the China Writers Association, the Zhejiang Writers Association, and the government of Yiwu. It is held every two years.
Luo Binwang, who was born in Yiwu, was a famous Chinese poet who lived during the Tang dynasty (618-907) and composed poems from a very young age. The well-known nursery jingle Ode to Geese was said to be written by him at seven years old.