Tuvute Pamoja Deeplearning Indaba

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Indaba X: African Language Short Story Competition

The aim of this project is to create a corpus of short stories in African languages through an online competition. The stories will be evaluated by people who have made a submission. Translators and authors of winning stories will receive a monetary reward.

Schedule

DateActivity
3 OctoberLanguage coordinator applications open
9 13 16 OctoberLanguage coordinator applications close
12 15 19 OctoberNotification on language coordinators
1 8 13 November1 7 December 1 7 JanuarySubmission of stories open
30 November 15 22 December15 30 January 1320 FebruarySubmission of original stories close
15 November 15 23 December 16 31 January 3 7 FebruaryTranslation of submitted stories open
7 22 30 December 22 January 13 2 20 FebruarySubmission of translations close
15 23 December 1 23 January 22 FebruaryEvaluation of stories open
15 30 January 20 27 FebruaryEvaluation of stories close
22 31 January 23 28 FebruaryPayments to winning authors