Success at the 48th NSW Japanese Speech Contest

21 Sep 2017

The 48th NSW Japanese Speech Contest took place on Saturday 16 September at the University of Sydney, presided by the Consul General of Japan, Mr Takewaka, and sponsored by the Nippon Foundation, the Japan Foundation.

UNSW sent 7 students to the three eligible divisions of Beginner, Open and Background, with great success. Cassandra (Cathy) Kwok was awarded 1st prize  for her speech, "Can you eat spicy food?" in the beginner division. Yunjie (Jack) Jiang recieved 3rd prize in the Open division for his speech, "House husband:My recommendation," 3rd prize going to Liam Connolly O'Donnell who spoke on "Rugby League's local roots." And in the background division Riki Walmsley was awarded 3rd prize his speech was titled "Two halves, one person."

Congratulations to all the prize winners as well as all the other participants who also performed very well. Many classmates of the participants came to support, as well as to work in the contest volunteer team. Cathy will be representing the state of NSW in the upcoming Australian National Final on Saturday 7 October.

NSW Japanese Speech Contest 2017