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9th Hong Kong Japanese Speech Contest

Apr 28, 2013

Canon Electronic Business Machines (H.K.) Co., Ltd. has been sponsoring for 9 years continuously since the 1st contest. The 9th Hong Kong Primary and Secondary School Students Japanese Speech Contest was organized by Society of Japanese Language Education Hong Kong and taken place at The City View Hotel – Kowloon, Hong Kong on 28th of April.

This contest aims to promote Japanese language studies among Hong Kong junior and high school students. This year, around 100 applications have been received and a total 37 contestants were selected as the finalists, 29 for recital division and 8 for speech division.

As the result of the impartial judge, 15 award winners including 3 champions have been chosen who have been presented total 3 English-Japanese Dictionaries by Ms. Sally Wong, Director of Canon Electronic Business Machines (H.K.) Co., Ltd. All finalists were also presented with simple series dictionaries.

Ms. Sally Wong stands with曾文希, first runner-up (第二名) of Verse Recitation Section. The poem he selected was "かぼちゃのつるが".

Contestants pose for a group photo of speech division