Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM and HDFC Life today announced the launch of the 5th season of ‘HDFC
The National Champion of HDFC Life Spell Bee – India Spells 2013 will win a grand prize of Rs. 2,00,000 apart from the opportunity to witness the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee
· Students from the 5th to the 9th standard from across the country can also apply online at www.spellbeeindia.in .
· The National Champion will win a grand prize of Rs. 2,00,000 apart from the opportunity to witness the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee with a parent and the school principal/teacher in Washington D.C., U.S.A.
· Celebrate Words. Save the Language! HDFC Life launches 5th season of Spell Bee
Mumbai: The much awaited HDFC Life (http://www.hdfclife.com/
The National Champion of HDFC Life Spell Bee (http://www.spellbeeindia.in/)
Mr. Prashant Panday, Executive Director and CEO, Entertainment Network (India) Limited said, “We started off Spell Bee with an aim to sensitize young children to the basics of the language. The hunt to find spelling enthusiasts, since then, has continued. Already in our 5th season, we are expecting tremendous success and phenomenal participation. This year Spell Bee will raise the bar of competitiveness as we seek registrations from across 35 cities. It gets tougher as participants from previous seasons re-enrol to make this championship fiercer. Like every year, the competition will be televised to encourage and prepare students for the upcoming season. We are hoping to see a scholarly cutthroat race between these young students.”
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Sanjay Tripathy, Executive Vice President and Head, Marketing, Product and Direct Channels, HDFC Life (http://www.hdfclife.com/)
In the initial phase, an on-ground exercise will be conducted across 1000 schools where children will be given spelling tests. Later they progress to the gruelling city finale round. The top 2 students from each city will then appear for an online test which will choose the best 16 spellers across India. These students will then battle it out in the grand finale to be held at Mumbai to win the title of Spell Bee Champion.
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