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WA Japanese Language Speech Contest 2018

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WA Japanese Language Speech Contest 2018

WA Japanese Language Speech Contest 2018

 Saturday, 25th August, 2018

University of Western Australia

The aim of the WA Senior School Japanese Language Speech Contest 2018 is to encourage students of Japanese to showcase their language skills in a challenging environment. Winners from the WA competition will progress to the Australian final on Saturday, October 6th 2018 which will be held at the Japan Foundation, Sydney.

The 2018 competition is generously sponsored by the Japan Foundation, Sydney, and supported by the Department of Education, Consulate-General of Japan in Perth, and Hyogo Prefectural Government Cultural Centre.

The WA competition has four categories:

  1. High School Senior Division
  2. Open Beginner Division
  3. Open Division
  4. Background Speaker Division

Up to two students per school per category will be accepted in the High School Senior Division. Please note that only the winners of the High School and Open Divisions are eligible to compete at the national final.

All contestants will receive a participation certificate. Prizes will also be awarded in each division.

Participants are required to submit an English summary of their speech with their application form and a copy of their full speech in Japanese and English by Friday 10th August.

Application form: 2018 WA Japanese Speech Contest application form

Judging criteria will follow the Japan Foundation National Guidelines.

Please read the Contest Guide carefully: 2018 Guidelines