The 47th Australian Japanese Language Speech Contest Finals, will be held at The Japan Foundation, Sydney on Saturday, 8 October 2016. The winners from state and territory level contests and a high school senior division winner from New Zealand will be invited to participate. To reach the Australian Finals, participants must demonstrate excellence in both language and public speaking.

Please see “Contest Around Australia” for information about the State/Territory level contests which will be held between August and September.

Get in early and start preparing! Good luck!

Date: Saturday 8 October 2016
Time: Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm (TBC)
Venue: The Japan Foundation, Sydney
Level 4, Central Park
28 Broadway, Chippendale NSW 2008
1st Prize:
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Return air ticket to Japan courtesy of Japan Airlines, and Kyoto Bullet Train Open Ticket Package & Kyoto Sightseeing One-day Pass courtesy of Central Japan Railway Company.
2nd Prize: Sport shoes and sports bag courtesy of ASICS.
3rd Prize: $150 voucher courtesy of Kinokuniya Bookstore of Australia.
Special Prize (×4) $100 pre-paid MasterCard courtesy of Temple University Japan Campus.
Special Prize (x1) Overnight accommodation for two in Australia or New Zealand courtesy of TFE Hotels, valued at $500.


Non-prize winning participants will receive an ASICS T-shirt courtesy of ASICS.

All participants will receive a certificate for their participation in the 47th Japanese Language Speech Contest National Finals.

Japanese Language Department
Phone: (02) 8239 0055
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