The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition 2018, RCS Essay Awards Ceremony 2018
Rellu's IB student Mekyle Ali Quadir was awarded the medal in The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition.
The awards ceremony was held at Helsinki Art Museum on the 6th of November 2018. Some of the attendees were ambassadors to Finland from several Commonwealth countries, directors of the RCS Nordic-Baltic Hub, and members of Finnish Parliament as well as members of the British Empire. The deputy mayor of Helsinki gave a short speech about the Finnish community's connection with literature and then presented the awards to the four winners. Then extracts of the winning essays were read out by a few of the guests. After that some closing speeches were held and many photographs were taken.